I remember years ago a patient telling me that he cured a “cancerous” lesion on his dog’s leg using cannabis oil. At the time I thought it was fanciful and interesting but probably coincidental at best. However, it appears that the topical use of cannabis oil (CO) may indeed be curative in many dermatologic applications. […]
PART ONE: THE WORLDWIDE ESCALATION OF CANCERS At the risk of sounding Pollyanna I believe that the essential oil of cannabis may indeed be a “cure” for several diverse cancers once the dosing and other details are worked out. While I take care not to call it a panacea there are simply far too many […]
DO POT SMOKERS DEVELOP LUNG CANCER? AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF FIVE DECADES OF RESEARCH By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS. Hello everyone. All summer long I have been writing articles for www.medicalmarijuana.co.uk. This posting was first published on it. It’s fairly long and it needed to be. I set out to determine whether pot smokers are […]
A SURVEY ON THE POTENT EFFECTS OF CBD, A PHYTOCANNABINOID FOUND IN MARIJUANA. One of the most celebrated elements found in cannabis is a chemical called CBD which is short for cannabidiol. It is a non-psychoactive compound that is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, and anti-seizure medication. Yet, its list of accolades doesn’t end there. So […]
Greetings and salivations. Part one and two of this series was first published on medicalmarijuana.co.uk, where I have about 20 more articles just waiting to be read by rapacious readers everywhere. In part one I described a case study using cannabis as an effective aid in withdrawal from opiate addiction. In this article we’ll review […]
Hello everyone, I have to apologize for not posting sooner but my resources have been used in creating articles for the fabulous website from the UK called www.medicalmarijuana.co.uk. Please go to the site and read dozens of articles that I or others have written. Did you know that we have a powerful and highly effective […]
WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES
WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES. By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS. CANNABIDIOL (CBD) Hey everyone sorry I’m late but I was on vacation. I am a contributing writer to another website that you will find very interesting. […]
WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART THREE OF A FOUR PART SERIES
EFFECT ON IMMUNE CELLS/DEVELOPMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS So far, we have been discussing the use of medical marijuana in the treatment of inflammatory disorders. I use the ubiquitous atherosclerosis as the model for inflammation. In part two we discussed the devil of cellular inflammation: NF-kB, the various ways that can generate it, and the importance in […]
WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART TWO OF A FOUR PART SERIES.
CHRONIC INFLAMMATION In part one I introduced you to a world of hurt. No I didn’t punch anyone. Rather, it’s the world of inflammation, the acute inflammatory response, and several examples of the role of the phytocannabnoids in treating inflammatory diseases. If you thought the acute response was bad think again. The meat and potatoes […]
WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART ONE OF A FOUR PART SERIES. By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS.
Inflammation, the first two generate it and the third, a bowl of cannabis (when smoked or otherwise consumed), reduces it. However, it’s a tad more complex than that. So pull up a chair next to the fire, light your pipe, and let’s talk. We hear the word inflammation all the time. But what does it […]