Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Smooth Landing

A Smooth Landing vs. “Crash and Burn”: The Exit Strategy for Chronic Pain Patients An ASAM presentation by Herbert Malinoff, MD Pain & Addiction: Common Threads XI             April 16, 2010 Reviewed by Franklin Perry, M.D., Ph.D. · Dr. Malinoff, the Medical … Continue reading

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THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM

· There are many cannabis species and >460 known chemical constituents. ∆9 THC is the principal psychoactive component. · Therapeutic properties of cannabis were described as early as 200 A.D. in Chinese medicine writings. · Cannabinol was discovered and synthesized in 1940. · THC … Continue reading

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