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Month: August 2017

Survey of the Endocannabinoid System in Medical Schools

Part two of our series on the key importance of our endocannabinoid system (ECS) and what its workings imply for the debates across all levels of government… …focusing today on why the critical ECS education MDs need (along with growers, processors, dispensary staff and more) hasn’t really been happening… …because if it had been –…



Cannabis History

Cannabis was prominent in 19th Century medicine and remained in the official US Pharmacopoeia 1850 until 1942, five years after its prohibition. Over 100 scientific papers were published on its use during this period, many about treating conditions for which its use has been confirmed today. There were at least 2000 cannabis medicines produced by…



Traffic Fatalities

There has been considerable concern about possible increases in impaired driving in states adopting medical cannabis programs. However multiple reports are showing the opposite is happening. TRUCE believes ALL forms of impaired driving need to be minimized via public education and through sound law enforcement policies and training. Still, the accumulating evidence is demonstrating that…