Taxes and laws began to be enacted against the cultivation of industrial cannabis or the use of marijuana as an intoxicant or ingredient in medications. One of the first laws was the Pure Food and Drug Act of that required that the contents of patent medicines be revealed.
Scientists eventually discovered that people make their own opioids, called enkephalins and endorphins. Morphine simply hijacks the receptors for the brain's opioids. It seemed likely that something similar was happening with THC and the cannabinoid receptors in the brain and the immune system.
The health implications of the endo-cannabinoid system are staggering. This new substance is named Anandamide. Sativex is a whole cannabis plant extract, mouth spray approved for multiple sclerosis patients to alleviate neuropathic pain and muscle spasticity.
McAllister - Cannabidiol inhibits aggressive breast cancer cells. This agent blocks the endo-cannabidiol receptors. Cannabidiol relieves convulsion, inflammation, anxiety, nausea, and inhibits cancer cell growth. Cannabidiol as effective as atypical antipsychotics in treating schizophrenia.
In the US, 13 states have approved medical use of cannabis. There has never been a documented human fatality from marijuana. The respiratory depression from opiates does not happen with cannabinoids.
The active ingredient in cannabis is Cannabidiol, a Schedule I drug in the USA, despite having no psychoactive effects and no known abuse potential. Cannabidiol kills cancer cells, relieves pain, serves as an anti-depressant, and has numerous other medical uses.
In the US, 13 states that have passed laws legalizing medicinal cannabis. You can join the movement to legalize the medicinal use of cannabis by calling, emailing or writing your congressman today.
Marijuana is an illegal drug in many US states and other countries. It is illegal to grow or possess the marijuana plant, also known as the hemp plant.
Even when used as a prescribed medicine, marijuana use may result in arrest, fines or imprisonment. Only use marijuana as a drug if it has been legally prescribed by a licensed physician in a state or country that has legalized the use of medical marijuana.
For references and links, see web site:Aug 17, · Current Use in the 21st Century. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law in the United States. But state marijuana laws are continuing to change.
More than 20 states now permit the sale of marijuana for medicinal use, whether inhaled or consumed via other methods, or given in a prescription drug. History of Marijuana; History of. In a issue of the Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Abdulrahman Alotaibi and Oluwasoye Patrick Mafimisebi at Portsmouth Business School published an interesting paper, Project Management Practice: Redefining Theoretical Challenges in the 21 st Century.
As an older population grows in the United States that has a tolerant attitude toward marijuana use, the dynamics of marijuana use and the effects of marijuana on personal, social, and health outcomes among older adults require attention.
Objectives: This review summarizes epidemiological literature on marijuana use among older adults. In the early Twentieth Century, cannabis began to attract attention from legislative bodies. Taxes and laws began to be enacted against the cultivation of industrial cannabis or the use of marijuana as an intoxicant or ingredient in medications.
21st century will be a critical time for marijuana advancement. The ongoing scientific research will culminate in increased awareness and better therapeutic understanding of marijuana. New studies on existing cannabinoid acids will unfold endless possibilities for treatment and cure.
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