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    Question & Answer - 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference

    Closing the conference on medical marijuana in Charlottesville, VA, all the speakers gather to field questions from the conference attendees. Moderated by Mary Lynn Mathre, President of Patients Out of Time, hosts of the conference. Faculty Question & Answer - 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics...
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    Cannabis - Challenge to Unlearn the Lies, M.L.Mathre, RN, MSN

    Author of "Cannabis in Medical Practice" and an addiction specialist, Mary Lynn Mathre brings a nurse's perspective to the medical marijuana issue at 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference. Declaring that enough research has been done on Cannabis as medicine to warrant immediate access for...
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    Cannabis & Risk of Dependence, by Billy Martin, PhD

    Chair of Department of Pharmacology and Toxicity, Health Science Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Billy Martin finds a relationship between different drug dependences, with the Endo-Cannabinoid system playing a role as a dopamine regulator. Cannabis & Risk of Dependence, by Billy...
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    Interaction between Opiates and Cannabinoids, by Sandra Welch, PhD

    Sandra Welch, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University, examines the analgesic effects of combining Cannabinoids and Opiates. A synergistic effect was found that required must less opiate drugs to be used for acute and chronic pain. Interaction between Opiates...
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    Mothers Know Best about Medical Cannabis, Part 2

    Debbie Jeffries, mother of ADHD patient, and her mother LaRayne Jeffries co-wrote “Jeffrey’s Journey”, how medical marijuana capsules moderated oppositional defiant behavior. Then Patricia R. Skidmore, RN, MSN, HNC and mother of AIDS patient tells her story to 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics...
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    Mothers Know Best about Medical Cannabis, Part 1

    Director of Patients Out of Time and mother of a Cancer Patient, Mae Nutt describes her education about medical marijuana to 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference. Then Ann McCormick, mother of Childhood Cancer Survivor, Todd McCormick tells their story. Mothers Know Best about Medical...
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    Cannabis Efficacy in Treating ADD & ADHD, by David Bearman, MD

    David Bearman, practicing physician from Santa Barbara, CA, postulates reasons for ample anecdotal evidence that marijuana works for attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders. "Cannabis slows sensory input via synaptic inhibition.", citing role of cannabinoids in neurotransmitter balance...
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    Therapeutic Cannabis in the Netherlands, Willem Scholten, PharmD, MPA

    Since 2003, The Netherlands has been distributing Medical Cannabis through pharmacies by prescription. From the Office of Medicinal Cannabis (Ministry of Health), Willem Scholten explains how this came about and discusses production, standardization, Cannabinoid assays and quality control...
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    Medical Cannabis in British Columbia, by Philippe Lucas

    Founder of the Vancouver Island Compassion Society and Director, Canadians for Safe Access, Philippe Lucas comes to 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference. Because Health Canada has lagged in medical marijuana research and patient advocacy, VICS, with other organizations, has funded several...
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    Transdermal Cannabinoids, with Audra Stinchcomb, PhD

    Assistant Professor at College of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, Audra Stinchcomb discusses Transdermal (patch) and Intranasal delivery of Cannabinoids, focusing on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of co-administration. This research is partially funded by the American Cancer...
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    Oromuscosal Cannabis-based Medicine, Geoffrey Guy, MD

    "From Plant to Prescription Medicine" - Introduced by Don Wirtshafter, Geoffrey Guy, Founder and Executive Chairman, GW Pharmaceuticals, UK, explains why extracts of Phyto-Cannabinoids THC & CBD need to represent the natural balance of the Cannabis plant. Describing Cannabinoid action as a...
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    A Cannabis Kid, by Christopher Largen

    At 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference, journalist Christopher Largen relates his personal use of medical marijauna as a child, contrasting it with the effects of Ritalin. George McMahon, one of the Legal Federal IND medical marijuana patients and a director of Patients Out of Time, co-wrote...
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    Movement Disorders and Cannabis, with Dr. Sanchez-Ramos, PhD, MD

    "The effects of Cannabinoids on movement are profound!", states Juan Sanchez-Ramos, Professor of Neurology, Helen Ellis Endowed Chair. Director of Movement Disorders, University of South Florida. Addressing Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, Dr. Ramos finds Cannabinoids have potential to...
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    Pediatrics and Medicinal Cannabis, with Ethan Russo, MD

    Dr. Ethan Russo presents worldwide history of medical marijuana used for childhood diseases: including colic, seizures, pertussis, diarrhea, parasites, wasting syndrome, asthma, tetanus and others. Founding editor of the Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, Dr. Russo also addresses recent science...
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    Legal Cannabis Patients - Irvin Rosenfeld & Elvy Musikka

    Receiving Medical Marijuana grown by U.S. Government on Investigational New Drugs Program, two Federal IND patients speak to 2004 Cannabis Therapeutics Conference. Irvin Rosenfeld, a stockbroker from Florida, has a rare bone disease that causes painful tumors and receives 300 marijuana...
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    Psychological & Physical Health of Long-Term Cannabis Users, Richard Musty, PhD

    Professor of Psychology at University of Vermont, Richard Musty, PhD examines research on light and heavy marijuana users, from cancer questions to cognitive tests. Psychological & Physical Health of Long-Term Cannabis Users, R. Musty (Complete)
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    Multiple Sclerosis & Medical Cannabis, Denis Petro, MD

    Dr. Petro, Consulting Neurologist and drug researcher, looks at history of medical marijuana use in Multiple Sclerosis and spasticity, recent trials using Cannabinoids and Cannabis extracts to treat MS and prospects for approval in the U.S. Multiple Sclerosis & Medical Cannabis, Denis Petro, MD...
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    Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Cannabis, with Jim Miller

    Husband of MS patient Cheryl Miller, Jim tells their story of love, suffering and activism, from first learning of marijuana's efficacy to pressuring members of Congress. After Cheryl's passing, Jim and other MS patients formed the Multiple Sclerosis Patients Union - The Multiple Sclerosis...
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    Holistic Biochemistry of Cannabinoids, by Robert Melamede, PhD

    Dr. Melamede, Associate Professor and Biology Chairman, Biology Department, University of Colorado, explains how the Endocannabinoid System functions as a "Global Homeostatic Regulator", balancing several organ systems. He hypothesizes that, "Free Radicals are the Friction of Life...
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    Marijuana Rescheduling Petitions - a report by Jon Gettman, PhD

    Jon Gettman, Senior Fellow, George Mason University, examines reasons that Cannabis is still on Schedule One of the Controlled Substances Act, after thirty years of rescheduling petitions and scientific reviews before the DEA and HHS. More on this effort at Marijuana Research: Science, Law...
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