The Endocannabinoid System: An Inside Look by UPG

The Endocannabinoid System There’s a physiologic system found in all vertebrates – and sea quirts and nematodes – named after cannabis: the endocannabinoid system. According to Dr. Dustin Sulak, “the endocannabinoid system may be the most important physiologic system involved in establishing and maintaining human health.” What is the endocannabinoid system, and what does it…

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THC-A and CBD-A: What are the Benefits?

As much as we might be tempted to speak in terms of competing substances when it comes to the healing properties of marijuana, the truth is that what makes cannabis so remarkable on so many fronts is the synergy that appears to occur between all the substances within it.

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The Effects of Cannabis on Your Heart and Brain

Studying the effects of cannabis as both a health-protective element and treatment for many illnesses and conditions is a stepping stone for the future of medicine. While heavily contested by some, cannabis is severely put under scrutiny by researchers and specialists in all medical fields and the conclusions are staggering.

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How Cannabis Helps Treat Breast Cancer By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

For thousands of years, cannabis has been used the world over for healing. In fact, marijuana is still included in the 50 fundamental (i.e. most important) herbs of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Even though the fate of cannabis on the federal level is still up in the air, the good news is that more and more, the healing power of cannabis for even the most serious health conditions is becoming common knowledge.

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What You May Have Missed in 2016: What are the Cannabis Pitfalls and the Peaks?

Say what you want about 2016, no one can doubt it has been an interesting year. From Donald Trump to Brexit, people around the world have certainly had a lot on their minds. One major issue that many citizens were thinking about this year was cannabis and whether or not to legalize it. Whether due to a growing legalization trend, or to the continued research on the benefits of cannabis, many people were swayed to say yes to the plant.

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Death, Taxes, Politics…and Cannabis Discussions!

This holiday season, just like any other, means the gathering of family and friends and sometimes the discussion – or avoidance – of certain topics. Politics and religion may or may not be off the table, but what about cannabis? This holiday season, will you be discussing marijuana use with your family?

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Holidays, Depression, and Suicide: Here are Some Surprising Facts

There is hope. Did you know that historically, the months of November, December and January are actually the months when the fewest people take their own lives? You probably didn’t, because it’s a persistent and age-old myth that gets recycled by journalists year after year without much fact-checking—sort of like myths surrounding the “dangers” of…

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