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Marijuana and Diabetes: An Investigation into Treatment Options

Marijuana and Diabetes: An Investigation of marijuana as a treatment for diabetes. The development of treatment options of various disease states, illnesses, and ailments, is an evolving process that considers many chemical and biological mechanisms for managing symptoms, as well as bodily behaviors in response to such treatments. Diabetes is described as a chronic disease which has debilitating effects on …

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Cannabis and Cancer – Bridging the Gap through Science (Part 2, Relief)

In the formulation of new medicine, techniques are employed which are used to determine the capacity of the chemical components of a mixture to serve specific biological or chemical purposes. The development of a pharmaceutical drug involves many stages of testing and may fall within the range of 10 to 15 years of systematic testing before the drug itself is …

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The Politics of Medical Marijuana: An Upcoming Look at Canadian Political Party Platforms

The Politics of Medical Marijuana: An upcoming look at Canadian Political Party Platforms  -with Respect to the 2015 Canadian Federal Election. The 2015 Canadian Federal Election quickly approaches and the future of Canadian Politics will soon become a place for debate, election promises, justification of platforms and pandering for votes from Canadian’s across the country. This election season there is …

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Cannabis and Cancer – Bridging the Gap Through Science (Part 1, Viability)

Societal understanding and conceptualization of what cancer is and what cancer does within the human body has largely been biased by the connotation of the name cancer itself. Many individuals hear the word cancer and immediately think of the horrible consequences of the affliction, but rarely does the question; “What is cancer?”, get raised or answered. According to the National …

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