PRIME TIME: HOMING IN ON WHAT WORKS FOR WOMEN

Sarah M. Cohen reports on sessions from CannMed 2018: Stephanie Karasick, the co-founder and chief creative officer at Strainprint discussed the impetus for her company’s new app and shared some initial data with the CannMed audience. Born of her own need to understand which cultivars and dosages worked best, Strainprint is a smart phone app […]

PRIME TIME: VENUS AND MARS IN A NEW CONTEXT

Sarah M. Cohen reports on sessions from CannMed 2018: A popular book from 2012 was Men Are From Mars, Women Are from Venus by Dr. John Gray. It studied the fundamental psychological differences between men and women. In Los Angeles, Dr. David Meiri told the CannMed attendees that difference may extend to the cellular level […]

PRIME TIME: WOMEN’S USE OF CANNABIS IN HISTORY

 Sarah M. Cohen reports on sessions from CannMed 2018: For his contribution to CannMed’s Women’s Health and Cannabistopic, Dr. Ethan Russo took a step back in time and shared some of the historical evidence that women have been using cannabis as a healing substance for millennia. One of the earliest references to cannabis use by […]

PRIME TIME: CANNMED 2018 EXPLORES THE RESEARCH ON WOMEN & CANNABIS

This week Sarah M. Cohen continues her coverage of the CannMed 2018 Conference which took place in Los Angeles this past October. A particular focus of the conference was women and cannabis. Sarah reports on sessions that range from the history of women’s use of cannabis, presented by Ethan Russo, to a report on a […]

PRIME TIME: VBX-100 A GI-TARGETED PRODRUG OF THC FOR INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Dr. Brandon Zipp, Director of Research and Development at Vitality Biopharma, continued CannMed’s focus on the human gut with a fascinating discussion of a new class of cannabinoids specifically designed to target THC delivery to the large intestine and colon. Many readers, by now, are familiar with phytocannabinoids and endocannabinoids. Vitality Biopharma has created a […]

PRIME TIME: AN OVERVIEW OF CANNABINOID RESEARCH

On October 23rd, the 3rd annual CannMed conference was kicked off by keynote speaker, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the “Father of Cannabinoid Research.” Dr. Mechoulam, the man who isolated THC in 1964 and has been working to broaden our understanding of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) ever since spoke to an enthusiastic audience via live-stream video and […]

PRIME TIME: SO MANY CONFERENCES, SO LITTLE TIME…

In order to cover the multitude of cannabis conferences that keep popping up, Mary’s Prime Time is expanding its stable of writers. In the coming weeks, Sarah Cohen will provide some coverage of the CannMed 2018 Conference, held Oct 22-24 in Los Angeles, California. Sarah is a registered nurse living in Illinois. She has served […]

PRIME TIME: FINAL THOUGHTS ON CANNATECH SYDNEY

CannaTech Sydney 2018 is history and the 500+ registrants left with new friends and a lot of new knowledge. Here’s a short video that will give you a taste of the event. Those with a keen eye will notice that young Rylie Maedler, a cancer survivor and spokesperson extraordinaire, is wearing a Mary’s Medicinals transdermal […]

PRIME TIME: THE LAMBERT INITIATIVE – AUSTRALIA’S JEWEL

The Lambert Initiative (LI) is an example of taking lemons and making lemonade. It began in 2014 with Michael Lambert and his young daughter, Katelyn, a victim of Dravet’s Syndrome. None of the conventional medications worked for Katelyn’s seizures and Michael began to look for alternatives. He found it in cannabis but the plant was […]

PRIME TIME: CANNATECH SYDNEY DAY 2

CannaTech 2018 is history. The inaugural Australian event, with 550 registrants from every level of the cannabis world, was a rousing success. For those who dreamed of the global cannabis revolution, there is good news: the dream has arrived. For this particular cannabis veteran, there was validation of the movement’s future in the form of […]