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Pennsylvania Qualified Conditions, Pt 1

To date, 29 states and Washington D.C. have legalized the use of medical cannabis, and an additional 12 states have pending legislation. On April 14, 2016, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize the use of medical cannabis in the form of tinctures, topicals, pills, and oils for patients suffering from 17 qualifying conditions. In recent years there has been...

For Patients’ Sake – When Doctors Do Not Recommend

The endocannabinoid system and the healing benefits of cannabis is not a subject historically taught to medical students, thus the majority of physicians and other medical professionals are not educated on this subject. If they have been taught anything about this plant it has been the complete opposite - that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that can cause a...

The Endocannabinoid System and its Impact on the Human Body

By Greenhouse Ventures Team The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors The receptors are configured only to accept cannabinoids, specifically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). There are two primary cell receptors that make up the ECS, Cannabinoid Receptor...