October 24, 2017

Do Terpenes play a role in cannabinoid based therapies?

Do Terpenes play a role in cannabinoid based therapies? October 24, 2017 0 980 Terpenes are volatile aromatic molecules found in many plants, including the cannabis plant; Cannabis Sativa. It […]
October 9, 2017

What are Phytocannabinoids?

What are Phytocannabinoids? October 09, 2017 26 2574 Healthcare professionals considering cannabinoid based treatments will encounter terms such as ‘phyto-cannabinoids and ‘endocannabinoids‘. In this blog we explore the […]
October 29, 2017

What are the side effects of medicinal cannabis?

What are the side effects of medicinal cannabis? October 29, 2017 5 1916 As Australian doctors begin to prescribe medicinal cannabis through the access pathways approved by Australian authorities, it […]
January 29, 2018

Cannabis for Palliative Care

Cannabis for Palliative Care January 29, 2018 9 1231 Palliative care is one of the areas that may benefit the most from the therapeutic effects of medicinal cannabis. […]
November 27, 2018

The History of Cannabis

The History of Cannabis November 27, 2017 9 1755 Family: Cannabaceae Genus: Cannabis Species: sativa, indica, ruderalis Public perception and attitude towards cannabis use has gone through radical changes over the […]
August 20, 2017

Medical Cannabis for the treatment of ALS

Medical Cannabis for the treatment of ALS August 20, 2017 46 1343 Data from preclinical animal studies have implicated the endocannabinoid system in the pathophysiology of amyotrophic lateral […]
September 27, 2017

The Endocannabinoid System

The Endocannabinoid System September 27, 2017 12 1121 The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a lipid signalling system, evolutionarily conserved in all vertebrates and is involved in many physiological […]
August 21, 2017

Medicinal Cannabis and Drug-Drug Interactions

Medicinal Cannabis and Drug-Drug Interactions August 21, 2017 76 4401 Like a wide variety of medications, medicinal cannabis (also known as marijuana), is broken down by the cytochrome […]
October 14, 2018

Medicinal Cannabis Routes of Administration

Medicinal Cannabis Routes of Administration October 14, 2017 24 1985 Cannabis is extremely versatile. It can be smoked, vaporised, orally ingested, taken oro-mucosally, rectally and as a topical […]
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