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The Endocannabinoid System

THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR PATIENTS The endocannabinoid system (ECS) refers to a collection of receptors and molecules. Cell receptors are like ‘locks’ on cell surfaces and the ‘keys’ are chemical molecules called agonists. Consequently,…

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Endocannabinoid system overview

THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS What is the endocannabinoid system? The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a neuromodulatory system that is found throughout the human body. The ECS plays a role in numerous biological…

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Mythbusters: Common Misconceptions about Cannabinoids

THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR PATIENTS Medicinal cannabis has become a topic of considerable discussion in recent years. The volume of information available can often be overwhelming and leave us feeling somewhat confused. Below are…

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Classification of pain

THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS Pain can be classified in one of three ways, according to the signaling pathway involved. Namely, the classifications are nociceptive, inflammatory and neuropathic. Nociceptive pain is the most…

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What makes up a cannabis plant?

THIS ARTICLE IS INTENDED FOR PATIENTS As many of us may know, cannabis plants contain cannabinoid components, which interact with cannabinoid receptors in our endocannabinoid system. Interestingly, cannabis plants also contain non-cannabinoid components. Overall, these…

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