MEDICAL MARIJUANA - HOW TO DO YOUR RESEARCH

HOW TO SNIFF OUT THE BEST RESEARCH PAPERS, WHERE TO LOOK, HOW TO FILTER OUT GARAGE

HOW TO SNIFF OUT THE BEST RESEARCH PAPERS, WHERE TO LOOK, HOW TO FILTER OUT GARAGE

 

In this article we provide the best and latest clinical and scientific research - sorted by condition - and we share our research secrets with you.

 

TOPICS

  • All or nearly all major study on MMJ listed by condition

  • Recent Research on Medical Marijuana Worldwide

  • Emerging Clinical Applications For Cannabis and Cannabinoids

  • Medical Marijuana Research Articles 2000 - 2017

  • Medical Marijuana Doctor Sites Best Articles

  • Patents Search on medical marijuana therapy, devices and cultivation

  • Worldwide Medical Marijuana Article Search - by far the best on the web.


 

Anyone that say's that the medical efficacy of marijuana is not known or properly studied in clinical or scientific conditions is simply a very, very ignorant person.  They will have not have simply read a Wikipedia page on THC, CBD, cannabinoids nor terpenes.  They will be unaware of the thousands of studies and patents on cannabinoids worldwide.  In short, they will not (or don't want to) have done their research.

 

GEORGE WASHINGTON - NOTES TO CONGRESS ON MARIJUANA

Library of Congress - George Washington - Benefits of Hemp


 

THE ABSURD HISTORY OF MARIJUANA


Humans have cultivated and consumed the flowering tops of the female cannabis plant, colloquially known as marijuana since at least 7,000 B.C.E  After the War of Independence in 1776 ,the US Government required - under the law - that every farmer grow hemp.  The founding fathers, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin all grew both industrial and Indian hemp, the psychoactive kind.  

 

“Make the most of the Indian hemp seed, . . . and sow it everywhere!” - President George Washington 1776

 

"Good people don't smoke pot" - Jeff "Tin Hat" Sessions

 

The US Federal Government banned Cannabis under the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 went on to classify marijuana and all of the plant's organic compounds (known as cannabinoids) as a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.

 

GOOGLE A MARIJUANA PATENT - THE TRUTH ABOUT THE FED

 

This classification, which categorizes the plant as possessing 'a high potential for abuse, ... no currently accepted medical use.  Meanwhile, marijuana based medicines were widely prescribed by medical doctors and the efficacy of marijuana was described in medical tests, including the pharmacist's bible, US Pharmacopeia.  Later researchers working for the Federal Government would patent cannabis based medicines, claiming the inventions had medical application.   

 

``Pain, gastrointestinal diseases, cancer side effects, pediatric epilepsy, now also PTSD. Only the natural material is approved.``- Dr. Raphael Mechoulam

 

What is the status of medicinal cannabis use in Israel now? What are the most common issues it is being used to treat and in what populations? Are such treatments using natural oil extracts or synthetic variations?

 

 

"Modulating endocannabinoid system activity may have therapeutic potential in almost all diseases affecting humans, including obesity/metabolic syndrome, diabetes and diabetic complications[6], neurodegenerative, inflammatory, cardiovascular, liver, gastrointestinal, skin diseases, pain, psychiatric disorders, cachexia, cancer, chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, among many others."- Dr. Raphael Mechoulam: Kunos and Pacher of NIH (candidates for the Nobel Prize 0 in our estimation).


 

Dr. Mechoulam - THC discoverer

Mosaic of Dr. Mechoulam, the discoverer of THC and many Cannabinoids.  If you are a marijuana researcher, you want to study this man and his work, in detail.


 

MENTOR RESEARCHER

 

Dr. Mechoulam is an acclaimed, world renowned orthodox medical marijuana researcher, who`s work was  funded by the US Federal government, major pharmaceutical companies, universities among other reputable organizations.  Despite his orthodox methodologies and good relationship with the establishment, he`s true to the cause, that medical marijuana is highly beneficial as a medicine.


 

SIXTEEN THOUSAND PATENTS LISTED FOR CANNABIS AND COUNTING

 

16,652 patents for Marijuana related inventions are listed here, with several thousand focused on medical applications.

 

There are about  26,000 (2017) original peer reviewed scientific papers referencing the marijuana plant and its medicinal components; cannabinoids.  Roughly half of these reports were published within the last ten years


 

American Hemp Farmers on Ten Dollar Bill




 

HOW TO FIND USEFUL MATERIAL IN MEDICAL JOURNALS

 

Here is a List of Medical Journals, many of which have interesting, original research articles that have escaped our and other researcher's gaze.  If you have a serious medical condition and are using cannabis to treat your conditions and symptoms, is it not in your best interest to become an expert, and make your health your hobby?  In this adventure, that life surely is, you can learn the terminology, and look up each and every word that you don't' know.  

 

``You pointed out at one point that much work remains to be done before medical marijuana can be available to people of all ages in quantified doses: "We don't know exact amounts and how to use it, so we cannot give it to everybody." Are we closer to knowing that? What about letting people self-medicate with the plant itself? Is that generally a bad idea?`` - Anthony Wile:

``We are not much closer, but many of our 18,000 patients seem to be learning to self-medicate. However, such medication is a major problem for many individuals. Most physicians are also still in the dark.`- Dr.  Raphael Mechoulam:

 

It is useful to read interviews with pioneers such as Dr. Mechoulam because it reminds us of the abysmal state of non-pharma research in the US and the West generally. The West's medical model is commonly held up as a successful healthcare paradigm but it is based on a mechanical idea of "fixing" the body instead of bringing it back into balance. Ancient medical models stressed bringing the body back into balance using, among other healing techniques, natural plants.

 

Cannabis in the Medical Books - White washed out after 1935

Cannabis medicines were well known and widely studied by American physicians.  Basically, the establishment whitewashed the history books, that is, until the internet came along, and the facts resurfaced into the public domain.    


 

COMMENTARY ON RESEARCH EFFORTS

 

After all, medical terms are actually composed of simple works, but they come from Latin, so everything sounds complex and scientific.  For example, the word, spectrometer in Latin translates to see foot, which sounds hillbilly.  See foot means to look and measure.  In other words, in Latin, anuspanem. the condition, pain in the ass sounds really scientific.

 

Sadly, professionals use a language barrier to protect their turf, and makes it difficult for the average person to understand what they do, and to justify their elite status and hefty invoices.  This is never so true as in the legal and medical fields, where the language used implies that something very sophisticated must be going on, when most issues and the understanding thereof, are rather basic.  

 

So we suggest that you take the attitude that - you can do it - that is if you possess an average IQ, some drive and patience.   Or you can work together with a sibling, spouse or friend that is passionate about your and potentially their condition.



 

NOTES ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND LITERATURE BIAS

 

Where is most of the research being conducted currently – certain countries, institutions, companies? Is this collaborative or mostly individually? And where is the funding coming from, for the most part.

 

"US (mostly preclinical, supported by NIDA), Spain, Italy, Germany, UK (all supported by government sources), Israel and Brazil. My research at present is supported by a donor in Boston (the Kessler Foundation) and by the Brazilian Government (in collaboration with a Brazilian group). There is a lot of collaboration. I have published with friends from all the above countries. The most advanced cannabis company in the world is in the UK, which has published extensively." - Dr. Raphael Mechoulam

 

Medical Marijuana is a serious competitor to pharmaceutical drugs, with global sales of about $1 trillion in 2017.  A portion of Big Pharma's warchest is devoted to the suppression of marijuana and, natural remedies as a whole.  


 

BIG PHARMA - RESEARCH GOOD, BAD AND UGLY

 

Much of the so-called orthodox (Big Pharma Funded more or less) research is dedicated to negative research efforts, that tries to find negatives in the use of cannabis.  Academic and especially government researchers are tempted to bias data and their interpretations to manipulate opinion which leads to funding and tenure.  

 

The long history of cannabis as a medicine stretches back thousands of years; for example, there is ample record of its use in ancient China. When did it start to become seriously investigated for use in Western medicine? Has the historical record informed modern research at all?

 

``It was never "seriously investigated" in Western medicine. There are very few clinical trials. It was not, and it is not "seriously used" in official Western medicine.``- Dr. Raphael Mechoulam:



 

UN AND WHO ARE BREAKING DOWN - HONEST RESEARCH LEAKS OUT

 

Cannabinoids possess a remarkable safety record, particularly when compared to other therapeutically active substances, particularly prescription drugs. Most significantly, the consumption of marijuana -- regardless of quantity or potency -- cannot induce a fatal overdose. According to a 1995 review prepared for the World Health Organization, There are no recorded cases of overdose fatalities attributed to cannabis, and the estimated lethal dose for humans extrapolated from animal studies is so high that it cannot be achieved by ... users.

 

"The 'natural cannabis flowers' contain precursors of THC and CBD, which have to be heated or to stay around for some time to convert into THC and CBD. Hence, if consumed without heating (or smoking) they may be inactive. Oils for oral consumption are usually heated, hence they are active, but the effects come on much later than when smoked.  Specific cannabinoids (CBD, for example) are very valuable compounds. 'Synthetic cannabinoids' are compounds different than those in the plant (or the brain) and may be toxic. A person should be crazy to test on himself a compound of this sort." - Dr. Raphael Mechoulam:



 

MEDICAL RESEARCH PAPERS BY TOPIC 2000 TO 2015

 

MARIJUANA CONDITIONS: ADD & ADHD  AIDS  Alzheimer's Disease  Anorexia Nervosa  Anxiety & Stress  Arthritis  Asthma  Atherosclerosis  Autoimmune Disorders (AD)  Cachexia & Wasting  Cancer  Cardiovascular Disease  Crohn's Disease  Epilepsy  Fibromyalgia  Gastrointestinal Disorder  Glaucoma  Hypertension  Manic Depression  Migraines  Multiple Sclerosis (MS)  Muscular Dystrophy  Neurological Disorders  Parkinson's  Phantom Pain  PMS  PTSD  Schizophrenia & Psychosis  Spinal Injury  Tinnitus  Tourette's Syndrome

MARIJUANA SYMPTOMS:  Cramps  Depression  Exhaustion  Headaches  High Blood Pressure  High Eye Pressure (IOP)  Inflammation  Insomnia  Nausea  Pain  Poor appetite  Seizures  Spasms  Spasticity  Stress

 

Coming Soon: A comprehensive evaluation of the literature for 2016 and 2017 - HERE


 

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