Archive | February, 2010

Medical marijuana news. Cannabidiol stops the spread of breast cancer.

Medical marijuana news. Cannabidiol stops the spread of breast cancer. Northern California bud.  Creative Commons Lic. Photo by Adrian Miles California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute Final Report (2008) We discovered that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic compound from the plant Cannabis sativa, can inhibit the process of breast cancer cells that allow them to grow and […]

Antitumorigenic Effects of Cannabinoids beyond Apoptosis

Antitumorigenic Effects of Cannabinoids beyond Apoptosis Nadine Freimuth, Robert Ramer and Burkhard Hinz +Author Affiliations Institute of Toxicology and Pharmacology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany Address correspondence to: Dr. Burkhard Hinz, Institute of Toxicology and Pharmacology, University of Rostock, Schillingallee 70, 18057 Rostock, Germany.  E-mail:burkhard.hinz@med.uni-rostock.de Next Section Abstract According to the World Health Organization, the cases […]

The case for small-scale domestic cannabis cultivation.

 2010 Jul;21(4):271-5. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2010.01.009. Epub 2010 Feb 21. The case for small-scale domestic cannabis cultivation. Decorte T1. Author information Abstract The shift to (inter)regional production, trade and domestic cultivation has become an irreversible international trend. Until now, the focus of most empirical work has been on large-scale, commercially oriented and professionally organized segments of the […]

Cannabidiol ameliorates cognitive and motor impairments in bile-duct ligated mice via 5-HT1A receptor activation

Br J Pharmacol. Feb 2010; 159(4): 950–957. Published online Jan 29, 2010.doi:  10.1111/j.1476-5381.2009.00589.x PMCID: PMC2829220 Cannabidiol ameliorates cognitive and motor impairments in bile-duct ligated mice via 5-HT1Areceptor activation I Magen,1 Y Avraham,1 Z Ackerman,2 L Vorobiev,1 R Mechoulam,3 and EM Berry1 Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Background and purpose: We aimed to demonstrate […]

Accommodating the medical use of marijuana: surveying the differing legal approaches in Australia, the United States and Canada.

 2010 Feb;17(4):508-31. Accommodating the medical use of marijuana: surveying the differing legal approaches in Australia, the United States and Canada. Bogdanoski T1. Author information Abstract While the scientific and medical communities continue to be divided on the therapeutic benefits and risks of cannabis use, anecdotal evidence from medical users themselves suggests that using cannabis is […]

Cannabimovone, a Cannabinoid with a Rearranged Terpenoid Skeleton from Hemp

  Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati1, Alberto Pagani2, Fernando Scala1, Luciano De Petrocellis3, Vincenzo Di Marzo4, Gianpaolo Grassi5and Giovanni Appendino2 Article first published online: 11 FEB 2010 DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200901464 Copyright © 2010 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Issue European Journal of Organic Chemistry Volume 2010,  Issue 11, pages 2067–2072, April 2010 Additional Information(Show All) How to CiteAuthor InformationPublication HistoryAdvanced > […]