O (News)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2017

*Articles/Studies in Pre-2000 List

OBESITY/ADIPOSE TISSUE
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER/OCD
OLDER ADULT CANNABIS USERS
OMEGA-3/CB1 CONNECTION (Without Omega 3, New CB1 Receptors are Made Imperfectly. See Also NUTRITION-HEMP SEED OIL, CBR-CB1 RECEPTORS)
OMEGA-6/ENDOCANNABINOID CONNECTION (Endocannabinoids are made from Omega 6)
OMEGA-9
ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
OSTEOPOROSIS/BONES and CARTILAGE
OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA
OVERDOSE PREVENTION-OPIOID/OPIATE
OVERDOSES on CANNABINOIDS* (See Also CANNABINOID HYPEREMESIS SYNDROME, SPICE)
OVERVIEWS*


OBESITY
A Summary of Endocannabinoids and Obesity (news–2011) http://evolutionarypsychiatry.blogspot.com/2011/04/summary-of-endocannabinoids-and-obesity.html
Frequency Of Marijuana Use Associated With Lower Prevalence Of Obesity, Study Says (news–2011) http://norml.org/news/2011/09/01/frequency-of-marijuana-use-associated-with-lower-prevalence-ofobesity-study-says
Smoking marijuana not linked to obesity: study (news–2011) http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/09/us-marijuana-obesity-idUSTRE7886TT20110909
Body’s natural marijuana-like chemicals make fatty foods hard to resist (news–2011) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-07/uoc–bnm063011.php
‘Cannabis’ receptor discovery may help understanding of obesity and pain (news–2012) http://phys.org/news/2012-08-cannabis-receptor-discovery-obesity-pain.html
How marijuana could help cure obesity-related diseases (news–2012) http://news.yahoo.com/marijuana-could-help-cure-obesity-related-diseases-175900182.html
Cannabis can help treat obesity (news–2012) http://in.news.yahoo.com/cannabis-help-treat-obesity-121931025.html
Marijuana Slims? Why Pot Smokers Are Less Obese (news–2012) http://healthland.time.com/2011/09/08/marijuana-slims-pot-smoking-linked-to-lower-bodyweight/#ixzz21IEZq1Lg
Fight obesity … with marijuana? (news–2012) http://theweek.com/article/index/218940/fight-obesity-with-marijuana
New Drug Could Help Maintain Long-Term Weight Loss (news–2012) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/07/120726122116.htm
How Smoking Marijuana may Help Women to Fight Nasty Symptoms of Menopause? (news–2012) http://menopause-aid.blogspot.com/2012/11/how-smoking-marijuana-may-help-women-to.html
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Regular Marijuana Use is Associated With Favorable Indices to Diabetic Control, Say Investigators (news–2013) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130515/Regular-marijuana-use-is-associated-with-favorableindices-related-to-diabetic-control-say-investigators.aspx
Marijuana Users Have Better Blood Sugar Control (news–2013) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130515085208.htm
Study: Why Pot Smokers Are Skinnier (news–2013)
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/05/study-why-pot-smokers-are-skinnier/275846/
Cannabis linked to prevention of diabetes (news–2013) http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/cannabis-linked-to-prevention-ofdiabetes-8616314.html
Study: Marijuana Smokers Are Thinner And Healthier Than Non-Users (news–2013) http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/study-marijuana-smokers-are-thinner-and-healthier-non-users
Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV): A Cannabinoid Fighting Obesity (news–2013) http://www.medicaljane.com/2013/08/27/tetrahydrocannabivarin-thcv-a-cannabinoid-fighting-obesity/
Key Shift in Brain That Creates Drive to Overeat Identified (news–2013) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130429154214.htm
Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV): A Cannabinoid Fighting Obesity (news–2013) http://www.medicaljane.com/2013/08/27/tetrahydrocannabivarin-thcv-a-cannabinoid-fighting-obesity/
Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Fighting These 3 Diseases (news–2015) (may require free registration) http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/01/10/marijuana-could-be-the-answer-to-fighting-these-3.aspx
New study links marijuana use and low body weight among Nunavik Inuit (news–2015) http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674new_study_links_marijuana_use_and_low_body_weight_among_inuit/
Anandamide is involved in appetite-related amygdala hyperactivations in schizo-phrenia patients treated with olanzapine: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study (1st page–2015) http://journals.lww.com/psychopharmacology/Citation/2015/02000/Anandamide_Is_Involved_in_Appetite_Related.14.aspx
Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Fighting These 3 Diseases (news–2015) (may require free registration) http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2015/01/10/marijuana-could-be-the-answer-to-fighting-these-3.aspx
New study links marijuana use and low body weight among Nunavik Inuit (news–2015) http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674new_study_links_marijuana_use_and_low_body_weight_among_inuit/
Schizophrenia and weight gain: A new explanation? (news–2015) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=149445&CultureCode=en
Cannabinoids may be responsible for weight gain associated with schizophrenia (news–2015) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-cannabinoids-responsible-weight-gain-schizophrenia.html
Nunavik Inuit health study from 2004 continues to churn out info (news–2015) http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674nunavik_inuit_health_study_from_2004_continues_to_churn_out_info/
Lady Health: Top 5 Strains to Curb Appetite (news–2015) http://www.ladybud.com/2015/05/12/lady-health-top-5-strains-to-curb-appetite/
Marijuana Gains Traction In Fight Against Diabetes And Obesity (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-gains-traction-fight-against-113820923.html;_ylt=AwrXoCA0TttVYysAzYfQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByb2lvbXVuBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–People Who Smoke Weed Are Losing Weight Because They’re Not Drinking Booze (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/people-smoke-weed-losing-weight-193318835.html
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Infographic: Pot smokers are skinnier than non-users (news–2015) http://o.canada.com/health-2/infographic-pot-smokers-are-skinnier-than-non-users Skimping on sleep may activate the ‘munchies’ (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/skimping-sleep-may-activate-munchies-154004485.html?ref=gs
This Is What Happens to Your Beauty on Marijuana (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/this-is-what-happens-to-1411025717600310.html
Study uses diverse sample to examine childhood weight’s link to age of first substance use (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160628110211.htm
Marijuana Makes You Skinny? New Study Says Pot May Lead To Lower Body Mass Index (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-makes-you-skinny-new-study-says-pot-may-lead-lower-body-massindex-2414737
Your doctor is probably more worried about your weight than your marijuana use, study finds (news–2016) https://www.abqjournal.com/860979/your-doctor-is-probably-more-worried-about-your-weight-than-yourmarijuana-use-study-finds.html
Exercise Can Still Increase Hunger Even in Sleep Deprivation (news–2016) http://psychcentral.com/news/2016/09/29/exercise-can-still-increase-hunger-even-in-sleepdeprivation/110490.html
Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users Says University of Miami Study (news–2016) http://www.wflx.com/story/33139175/marijuana-users-have-lower-body-mass-index-than-non-users-saysuniversity-of-miami-study


OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER/OCD
Making or breaking habits: The endocannabinoids can do it (news–2016) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-05/js-mob052316.php
How the brain makes, and breaks, a habit (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160526185419.htm


OLDER ADULT CANNABIS USERS
Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents (news–2010) http://www.parentdish.com/2010/10/11/pot/
Pot for Grandma? Middle-Aged Adults Buying Weed for Ailing Parents (link to PDF–2010) http://www.procon.org/search-results.php?q=Pot%20for%20Grandma%3F%20MiddleAged%20Adults%20Buying%20Weed%20for%20Ailing%20Parents
Older Adults’ Pot Use Up (news–2010) http://www.dallasnews.com/news/20100223-Older-adults-pot-use-up-7010.ece
Medical Marijuana Raises Tough Questions for Nursing Homes (news–2010) http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/medical-marijuana-raises-tough-questions-in-nursinghomes/
Marijuana Use By Seniors Goes Up As Boomers Age (news–2010) http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v10/n136/a01.html?1189
Pot Breaks the Age Barrier (news–2010) http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v10/n233/a01.html?1190
Why Growing Numbers of Baby Boomers and the Elderly Are Smoking Pot (news–2010) http://www.alternet.org/story/145808/why_growing_numbers_of_baby_boomers_and_the_elderly_are_smoking_pot
Bongs for Boomers: Marijuana Use Increasing Among Seniors (news–2010) http://seniorliving.about.com/b/2010/05/13/bongs-for-boomers-marijuana-use-increasing-amongseniors.htm
125 Year Old Woman Claimed Smoking Cannabis Everyday Was Her Secret to Long Life (news–2011) http://www.hanf-info.ch/info/en/125-Year-Old-Woman-Claimed-Smoking.html
Cannabis Use in Nursing Homes – An Emerging Issue (news–2011) http://berkeleypatientscare.com/2011/12/13/cannabis-use-in-nursing-homes-an-emerging-issue/
Cannabis Use in Long-Term Care: An Emerging Issue for Nurses (news–2011) http://www.nursingcenter.com/_PDF_.aspx?an=00000446-201104000-00013
Seniors’ Medical Pot Collective Faces Opposition in California (news–2011) http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/06/13/seniors-medical-pot-collective-faces-opposition-incalifornia/#ixzz21IFtpcj1
Seniors Benefit Most From Medical Marijuana (news–2012) http://www.doobons.com/blog/2012/04/18/seniors-benefit-most-from-medical-marijuana/
NORML’s Eleven Surprising Things About Marijuana That Seniors Need to Know (news–2012) http://www.theweedblog.com/senior-citizens-need-to-know-the-truth-about-marijuana/
Pot smoking not tied to middle-age mental decline (news–2012) http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/pot-smoking-not-tied-to-middle-age-mental-decline
Illicit Drug Use Rising For 50+ Crowd (news–2012) http://news.discovery.com/human/drug-use-rising-elderly-120406.html
Reefer tokin’ seniors in South Florida see pain go up in smoke (news–2012) http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-07-23/news/fl-toking-oldsters-20120723_1_reefer-pain-seniors
Silver Tour: Wall Street Journal Looks At Seniors and Medical Marijuana Use (news–2012) http://blog.norml.org/2012/05/29/silver-tour-wall-street-journal-looks-at-seniors-and-medical-marijuanause/
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Seniors having Trouble Getting Medical Marijuana (news–2012) http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/alternative-medicine/seniors-having-trouble-getting-medicalmarijuana
Is Marijuana Booming Among Boomers? (news–2013) http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2013/05/16/is-marijuana-booming-among-boomers/
Medical marijuana helps senior sleep, contend with other problems of aging (news-2013) http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/seniors/Medical+marijuana+helps+senior+sleep+contend+with+other/8439474/story.html
Cannabis for Elders: A Precarious State (news–2013) http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/07/cannabis-for-elders-a-precarious-state/278004/
Marijuana use on the rise among young adults, fiftysomethings (news–2013) http://www.orlandosentinel.com/health/la-sci-sn-drugs-marijuana-survey-20130909,0,5137235.story?track=rss
Senior Focus: Should marijuana be legalized for end of life care? (news–2013) http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/6814b63f-d758-5500-9507-a908a5b20c01.html
Cannabis Care: Manchester grandmother fears getting caught for using marijuana, waits anxiously for bill to pass (news–2013) http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/1011730-469/story.html
Not That High (news-2013) http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/03/marijuana_potency_returning_smokers_want_mellower_pot_strains.html
Should Your Aging Parent Try Medical Marijuana? (news/ anecdotal–2013) http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolynrosenblatt/2013/08/27/should-your-aging-parent-try-medicalmarijuana/?ss=forbeswoman
Boomers’ Need for Weed: Usage Up Significantly Since 2002 (news–2014) http://www.courant.com/features/too-shea/hc-shea-baby-boomers-0326-20140326,0,5472730.column
Retired Flint couple sees the light on medical marijuana (news-2014) http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2014/04/retired_flint_couple_sees_the.html
Dealing with age (news–2014) http://www.canberratimes.com.au/national/dealing-with-age-20140707-3bh7k.html
Why marijuana’s moment has arrived (news–2014) http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/11/opinion/zelizer-marijuana-moment-arrives/index.html
Monterey County seniors finding pain relief in medical marijuana (news–2014) http://www.montereyherald.com/seniors/ci_26440666/monterey-county-seniors-finding-pain-relief-medical-marijuana?source=rss
Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts (news–2014) http://www.leafscience.com/2014/05/07/cannabis-may-protect-aging-brain-say-experts/
Are Baby Boomers Ready To Give MJ a Second Chance? (news–2014) http://www.theweeklyweedonline.com/are-baby-boomers-ready-to-give-mj-a-second-chance/
With education, nurses can help to bridge the marijuana gap (article–2015) http://cannabistoday.bangordailynews.com/2015/07/09/home/with-education-nurses-can-help-to-bridgethe-marijuana-gap/
Kosher marijuana: What would my Bubbie think? (news–2015) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/top-business-stories/kosher-marijuana-what-wouldmy-bubbie-think/article23327496/?cmpid=rss1
How BabyBoomers Get High (news–2015) http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/how-baby-boomers-get-high/
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Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioids (news–2015) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/joso-sar051115.php
Gray hair goes green: Sun City marijuana clinic sees line out door (news–2015) http://www.ktar.com/?nid=22&sid=1836172
What It’s Like To Smoke Pot Every Day For 50 Years (news–2015) https://www.yahoo.com/health/what-its-like-to-smoke-pot-every-day-for-50-years-117780070001.html
Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal (news–2015) http://time.com/money/3967757/seniors-retire-marijuana-legal-states/?xid=yahoo_money
Retirees Represent Major Marijuana Market (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/retirees-represent-major-marijuana-market-114038276.html;_ylt=AwrC1jG7MLFVM0UAlFLQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByOHZyb21tBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
9 Ways Women And Weed Go Together Like Mary And Jane (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bustle/9-ways-women-and-weed-go-together-like-mary-andjane_b_7100578.html
Why Doris, 73, puts cannabis in her sandwiches (news–2015) http://www.leighobserver.co.uk/news/north-west-news/why-doris-73-puts-cannabis-in-her-sandwiches-1-7392194
Illinois medical marijuana applicants trending female, older (news–2015) http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/oct/1/illinois-medical-marijuana-applicants-trendingfem/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS
New Poll Finds Millions Would Like to “Grow Your Own” (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/poll-finds-millions-grow-own-143401040.html;_ylt=AwrXgSLoYh1W_V8ABYrQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByMjR0MTVzBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwM3BHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
‘Grandma’s magic remedy:’ Mexico’s medical marijuana secret (news–2015) https://www.yahoo.com/news/grandmas-magic-remedy-mexicos-medical-marijuana-secret-071008150.html?ref=gs
More palliative care patients should get medical marijuana: doctors (news–2016) http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/health-headlines/more-palliative-care-patients-should-get-medicalmarijuana-doctors-1.2779014
Seniors and marijuana (news–2016) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/seniors-and-marijuana/
Seniors are filling their prescriptions – at a pot shop (news–2016) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/seniors-marijuana-use-fastest-growing-pot-users-prescriptions/
Meet Sue Taylor, the Black Grandmother Leading the Charge to Bring Marijuana to the
Elderly (news–2016) http://jezebel.com/meet-sue-taylor-the-black-grandmother-leading-the-char-1779588324#
White Cop Growing Pot Gets Off Easy. Black Teens Do Hard Time (news–2016) http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/06/22/white-cop-growing-pot-gets-off-easy-black-teens-dohard-time.html
An elderly couple found help for a brain injury through marijuana – then police found 20 pot plants growing at their home (news–2016) http://www.nashvillescene.com/nashville/an-elderly-couple-found-help-for-a-brain-injury-throughmarijuana-andmdash-then-police-found-20-pot-plants-growing-at-their-home/Content?oid=6798313
Reefer Madness! Medical Marijuana is Already Saving $165M Per Year for Medicare
(news–2016) http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2016/07/20/reefer-madness-medical-marijuana-is-already-saving-165m-per-year-for-medicare
Is It Time To Get Grandma & Grandpa Some Weed? (news–2016) http://herb.co/2016/07/06/seniors-and-cannabis/
After medical marijuana legalized, Medicare prescriptions drop for many drugs (news–2016) https://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/07/07/npr-medical-marijuana
Middle-aged parents more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids (news–2016) http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/middle-aged_parents_more_likel.html#comments
Raid! National Guard, State Police descend on 81-year-old’s property to seize single pot plant (news–2016) http://www.gazettenet.com/MarijuanaRaid-HG-100116-5074664 There’s Only One Demographic That Still Thinks Marijuana Should Be Illegal (news–2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/marijuana-legalization-survey.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
Why Pa. seniors are getting high on marijuana in record numbers (news–2016) http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_top/20161030_Why_are_seniors_America_s_newest_medicalmarijuana_fans_.html
Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Greater Workforce Participation Among Older Americans (news–2016) http://www.thedailychronic.net/2016/62935/studymedical-marijuana-laws-associated-greater-workforce-participation-among-older-americans/
Baby boomers on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50 (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161205091216.htm
Here’s who buys legal weed (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-who-buys-legal-weed-2016-12
Aging baby boomers increasingly embrace marijuana, heavy alcohol use (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/18/aging-boomers-increasingly-embracemarijuana-heavy-alcohol-use/?utm_term=.b69dcfe1c8bd
Two retirees create marijuana packaging business in Colorado (news–2016) http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/23/two-retirees-create-marijuana-packaging-business-in-colorado.html
Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes Among Adults in the United States (abst–2017) https://www.pharmacist.com/article/use-marijuana-medical-purposes-among-adults-united-states


OMEGA-3/CB1 CONNECTION
Omega 3s, Mice, and Receptors for Funny Cigarettes (news–2011) http://evolutionarypsychiatry.blogspot.com/2011/04/omega-3s-mice-and-receptors-for-funny.html
Endocannabinoids: A healthy diet is good for LTD (news–2011) http://www.lipidmaps.org/update/2011/110301/full/nrn2998.html
Omega-3 deficiency disrupts cannibinoid receptor function in brain (news–2011) http://cannabisculture.hanf.ws/2012/06/26/omega-3-deficiency-disrupts-cannibinoid-receptor-function-inbrain/
Scientific research reveals brain alterations linking omega 3 deficit with depression (news–2011) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=95297&CultureCode=en
What An Expectant Mother Eats Affects Children’s Psychology in Later Life (news–2011) http://nanopatentsandinnovations.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-expectant-mother-eats-affects.html
A Summary of Endocannabinoids and Obesity (news–2011) http://evolutionarypsychiatry.blogspot.com/2011/04/summary-of-endocannabinoids-and-obesity.html
A Brain Wrought Without Omega-3 (news–2011) http://www.schizophreniaforum.org/new/detail.asp?id=1646
Poor Diet Impairs Cannabinoid Receptors (news–2011) http://www.freedomisgreen.com/poor-diet-impairs-cannabinoid-receptors/
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Research provides new clues to understand link between deficits of AGPO-3, depression (news–2011) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110205/Research-provides-new-clues-to-understand-link-betweendeficits-of-AGPO-3-depression.aspx
Cannabinoid Receptor Function is Altered by Nutritionally Deficient Diet (news–2012) http://www.examiner.com/medical-marijuana-in-philadelphia/cannabinoid-receptor-function-is-altered-bynutrionally-deficient-diet
All You Need to Know About Hemp Seeds (news–2013) http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-health/hemp-seeds-health-benefits-tips-and-recipes/
Plant-Based Foods With the Highest Omega-3 Fatty Acids (news–2014) http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/plant-based-foods-with-the-highest-amount-of-omega-3-fatty-acids/
Hemp for a Healthy Heart? (news–2015) http://blog.lifeextension.com/2014/02/hemp-for-healthy-heart.html
The Benefits of Organic Hemp Milk (news–2015) http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-hemp-milk/
Italian Ice Cream Maker Creates Hemp Gelato (news-2015) http://www.thedailymeal.com/hemp-ice-cream-produced-italian-gelato/122915
Endogenous “cannabis” influences development of the fetal pancreas (news-2015) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=157654&CultureCode=en
Enhancing Your Endocannabinoid System with Omega-3 Fatty Acids (news-2015) http://herb.co/2015/03/23/enhancing-your-endocannabinoid-system-with-omega-3-fatty-acids/
Boost Your Endocannabinoid System With Omega-3 Fatty Acids (news-2016) http://herb.co/2016/08/02/omega-3-fatty-acids/
7 Effective Ways To Boost Your Endocannabinoid System (news-2016) http://www.collective-evolution.com/2016/08/06/7-ways-to-boost-your-endocannabinoid-system/
How Omega 3 Improves the Effectiveness of CBD Oil (news–2016) https://www.highlandpharms.com/cbd-oil-effective-omega-3
JUST EAT IT! THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM (news–2016) https://elevatenv.com/just-eat-it-the-endocannabinoid-system/


OMEGA-6/ENDOCANNABINOID CONNECTION
A Summary of Endocannabinoids and Obesity (news–2011) http://evolutionarypsychiatry.blogspot.com/2011/04/summary-of-endocannabinoids-and-obesity.html
All You Need to Know About Hemp Seeds (news–2013) http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-health/hemp-seeds-health-benefits-tips-and-recipes/
Plant-Based Foods With the Highest Omega-3 Fatty Acids (news–2014) http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/plant-based-foods-with-the-highest-amount-of-omega-3-fatty-acids/
The Benefits of Organic Hemp Milk (news–2015) http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-hemp-milk/
Italian Ice Cream Maker Creates Hemp Gelato (news-2015) http://www.thedailymeal.com/hemp-ice-cream-produced-italian-gelato/122915
Enhancing Your Endocannabinoid System with Omega-3 Fatty Acids (news-2015) http://herb.co/2015/03/23/enhancing-your-endocannabinoid-system-with-omega-3-fatty-acids/
How Omega 3 Improves the Effectiveness of CBD Oil (news–2016) https://www.highlandpharms.com/cbd-oil-effective-omega-3
JUST EAT IT! THE ENDOCANNABINOID SYSTEM (news–2016) https://elevatenv.com/just-eat-it-the-endocannabinoid-system/


OMEGA-9
Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp (news–2014) http://www.popsci.com/article/science/your-next-cooking-oil-could-come-hemp


ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
Oregon hospitals denying life saving organ transplants to legal medical marijuana patients (news–2010) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-belville/oregon-hospitals-denying_b_575965.html
Health Tragedy: Patients Denied Life-Saving Transplants for Their “Abuse of Illicit Substances” (news–2010) http://www.alternet.org/health/145432/health_tragedy%3A_patients_denied_lifesaving_transplants_for_their_%22abuse_of_illicit_substances%22
The Denial of Organ Transplants to Medical Marijuana Patients (news–2011) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/russ-belville/the-denial-of-organ-trans_b_435348.html
Cancer Patient Taken Off Of Liver Transplant List Because Of Medical Marijuana Use (news–2011) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/05/norman-smith-cancer_n_1130619.html
Cedars-Sinai Denying Transplant To Medical Marijuana Patient With Inoperable Liver Cancer (news–2011) http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/11/17/Cedars-Sinai-Denying-Transplant-Medical-Marijuana-Patient-Inoperable-Liver-Cancer
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N.J. Assembly approves bill protecting marijuana patients (news–2013) http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20130524_N_J__Assembly_approves_bill_protecting_marijuana_patients.html
California Legislator Introduces Bill to End Organ Transplant Denials for Medical Marijuana Patients (news–2015) http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2015/02/12/california-legislator-introduces-bill-end-organtransplant-denials-medical
Can marijuana help transplant patients? New research says maybe (news–2015) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-09/foas-cmh090115.php
Medical Marijuana May Help Transplant Patients (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/medical-marijuana-may-help-transplant-112135121.html;_ylt=AwrXnCEVdQVWRwwAumfQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByb2lvbXVuBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
California Senate Moves To End Discrimination Against Medical Marijuana Patients Seeking Organ Transplants (news–2015) http://www.theweeklyweedonline.com/california-senate-moves-to-end-discrimination-against-medicalmarijuana-patients-seeking-organ-transplants/
New Study Proves THC Improves Organ Transplant Success http://herb.co/2016/07/09/thc-organ-transplant/
People Using This Health Remedy Are Often Denied Organ Transplants (news–2016) http://www.attn.com/stories/9502/marijuana-use-can-lead-to-denial-of-organ-transplant
Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated With Adverse Outcomes In Transplant Patients (news–2016) http://norml.org/news/2016/08/18/study-marijuana-use-not-associated-with-adverseoutcomes-in-transplant-patients
Cannabis found to be possible ‘cure’ for organ transplant rejection (news–2016) http://www.naturalnews.com/055164_organ_transplants_rejection_cannabis_treatment.ht ml


OSTEOPOROSIS/BONES and CARTILAGE 
Cannabinoids as adjunct treatment for symptoms of OI (news–undated) https://www.medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments-cannabis-uses/cannabinoids-as-adjuncttreatment-for-symptoms-of-oi/
San Francisco Medical Marijuana Clinic Says Cannabis is Effective for Many Women’s Medical Issues (news–2011) http://www.freedomisgreen.com/medical-marijuana-clinic-says-cannabis-effective-for-many-womensissues/
How Smoking Marijuana may Help Women to Fight Nasty Symptoms of Menopause? (news–2012) http://menopause-aid.blogspot.com/2012/11/how-smoking-marijuana-may-help-women-to.html
Protection from osteoarthritis may lie in our own joints, study suggests (news–2014) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=141814&CultureCode=en
Weed: Good for the Bones? (news–2015) https://www.yahoo.com/news/weed-good-bones-151615912.html?ref=gs
Study: Cannabis helps to heal bone fractures (news–2015) http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2015/07/16/Study-Cannabis-helps-to-heal-bonefractures/9431437083214/
No bones about it: Cannabis may be used to treat fractures (news–2015) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-07-bones-cannabis-fractures.html
San Francisco Medical Marijuana Clinic Says Cannabis is Effective for Many Women’s Medical Issues (news–2015) http://www.prweb.com/releases/marijuana-doctor/san-francisco/prweb8668761.htm
Kalytera Therapeutics and Ramot at Tel Aviv University to Study Novel Approach to Treating Osteogenesis Imperfecta (news–2016) http://www.ramot.org/media-center/news-events/28055
Grapevine girl heads west, hoping marijuana will ease her pain (news–2016) http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/northeast-tarrant/article71171687.html
Cannabis for Osteoporosis Prevention (news–2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/cannabis-for-osteoporosis-prevention/


OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA
Cannabinoids as adjunct treatment for symptoms of OI (news–undated) https://www.medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments-cannabis-uses/cannabinoids-as-adjuncttreatment-for-symptoms-of-oi/
Cannabis May Offer Relief for Connective Tissue Disorders (news–2014) http://theleafonline.com/c/science/2014/05/cannabis-may-offer-relief-for-connective-tissue-disorders/
Smoking Marijuana has been a life changer but it’s killing my lungs. I am a total newbie with vaporizers but need help choosing one (forum post–2015) https://www.reddit.com/r/vaporents/comments/34jo7g/smoking_marijuana_has_been_a_life_changer_but_i ts/
Kalytera Therapeutics and Ramot at Tel Aviv University to Study Novel Approach to
Treating Osteogenesis Imperfecta (news–2016) http://www.ramot.org/media-center/news-events/28055


OVERDOSES on CANNABINOIDS
Of Edibles And Overdosing (news–2012) http://beyondchronic.com/2012/04/edibles-and-overdosing/#comment-2799
In 1884, A Popular Science Writer Got Way Too Stoned (news–2013) http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/1884-popular-science-writer-way-too-stoned
How Much Marijuana Does It Take For Someone To Overdose? (news–2013) http://www.theweedblog.com/how-much-marijuana-does-it-take-for-someone-to-overdose/
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Scientists Explain Why Marijuana Users Never Overdose (news–2014) http://www.leafscience.com/2014/01/08/scientists-explain-marijuana-users-never-overdose/
Saturday Diary / Dumb and Dumber: getting a Mile High in Colorado (news–2014) http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2014/05/03/Dumb-and-Dumber-getting-a-Mile-High-inColorado/stories/201405030007
Hormone shows promise at negating marijuana’s high effect (news–2014) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hormone-shows-promise-at-negating-marijuanas-high-effect/
Active ingredient in pot sets off a feedback that reduces intoxication (news–2014) http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/01/active-ingredient-in-pot-sets-off-a-feedback-that-reducesintoxication/
Why Eating A Marijuana Candy Bar Sent Maureen Dowd To Paranoia Hell (news–2014) http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2014/06/09/why-eating-a-marijuana-candy-bar-sent-maureendowd-to-paranoia-hell/
Don’t Harsh Our Mellow, Dude (news–2014) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/04/opinion/dowd-dont-harsh-our-mellow-dude.html
MEDICAL MARIJUANA : Out of the Shadows (news–2014) http://cannabisclinicians.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/SCMA-Spring-2014-Kerr.pdf
Merck Manual – Marijuana (Cannabis) Consumer version (full–2016) http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/special-subjects/recreational-drugs-and-intoxicants/marijuana
Pot ER admissions at valley hospitals measure in teens (news–2016) http://www.aspendailynews.com/section/home/171064
This is what a marijuana overdose is like (news–2016) http://www.vox.com/2016/8/18/12525432/marijuana-overdose-dad-cat
Want to protect children? Legalize and lock down marijuana (news–2016) http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/arizona/article_d2716b90-9a38-11e6-b59c-63efecf71e6d.html
Countdown to legal pot: No one will ever die from too much marijuana (news–2016) http://elkodaily.com/news/local/countdown-to-legal-pot-no-one-will-ever-die-from/article_8df13d0f-8843- 5cff-b187-0656df2905b3.html
How Too Much Marijuana Can Cost You an Arm and a Leg (news–2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/how-marijuana-and-no-self-control-can-cost-you-an-arm-and-aleg.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo


OVERDOSE PREVENTION-OPIOID/OPIATE
States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Opioid Overdose Deaths (news–2014) http://time.com/3175582/states-with-medical-marijuana-laws-have-fewer-opioid-overdose-deaths/
In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25 Percent (news–2014) http://www.newsweek.com/states-medical-marijuana-painkiller-deaths-drop-25-266577
Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioids (news–2015) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/joso-sar051115.php
Doctors pioneer pot as an opioid substitute (news–2015) http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2015/10/doctors_pioneer_pot_as_an_opioid_substitute
One way to fight the opioid epidemic? Medical marijuana (news–2016) http://www.vox.com/2016/1/20/10800248/medical-marijuana-opioids-heroin
Is Marijuana Addictive And A Gateway Drug? Obama’s Attorney General Explains Cause Of Opioid, Heroin Epidemic (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-addictive-gateway-drug-obamas-attorney-general-explains-causeopioid-heroin-2420049
The Dangerous Side of Opioids and How Cannabis Can Tame the Beast (news–2016) http://cannabishealthindex.com/cannabinoid-research/the-dangerous-side-of-opioids-and-how-cannabiscan-tame-the-beast/
Study of Fatal Car Accidents Suggests Medical Marijuana May Be Helping Curb Opioid Use (news–2016) https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/study-fatal-car-accidents-shows-medicalmarijuana-may-help-curb-opioid-use?platform=hootsuite
Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Fewer Opioid-Related Fatal Crashes (news–2016) http://www.insurancejournal.com/?p=426980
How legal weed could help end the drug overdose epidemic (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/marijuana-alternative-opioid-pain-2016-11


OVERVIEWS
Global Commission Drug Report (links to full in various languages–2011) http://www.globalcommissionondrugs.org/Report
Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System (news–2011) http://norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=8444
Is Pot Good For You? (news–2011) http://www.maps.org/media/view/is_pot_good_for_you/
Medical Cannabis Research, What the Science Says (article–2014) http://www.safeaccessnow.org/medical_cannabis_research_what_does_the_evidence_say
Cannabis conundrum: Evidence of harm?: Opposition to marijuana use is often rooted in arguments about the drug’s harm to children and adults, but the scientific evidence is seldom clear-cut (Part 1 of 2) (article–2015) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncy.21516/full
Medical marijuana: Hints of headway? Despite a conflicted regulatory landscape, support for medical marijuana is growing amid increasing evidence of potential benefits (Part 2 of 2) (article–2015) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncy.21524/full
Endocannabinoids (article–2015) http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1361971-overview#showall
Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization Overview (article–2015) http://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/marijuana-legalization-and-decriminalizationoverview.html#sthash.yjNdUJjQ.dpuf
Medical Marijuana: Benefits, Risks & State Laws (news–2015) http://www.livescience.com/24554-medical-marijuana.html
Brief Overview of the Endocannabinoid System (news–2015) http://www.medicaljane.com/2015/02/28/a-brief-overview-of-the-endocannabinoid-system/
What 7 States Discovered After Spending More Than $1Million Drug Testing Welfare Recipients (news–2015) http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2015/02/26/3624447/tanf-drug-testing-states/
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Cannabis in the United States (report–2016) http://self.gutenberg.org/article/WHEBN0020566488/Cannabis%20in%20the%20United%20States
Google reveals what people really think about weed (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/weed-trends-google-2016-9/#interest-in-cannabis-is-rising-in-the-us-notewere-looking-at-all-weed-related-searches-here-as-grouped-by-google-machine-learning-1
FDA and Marijuana: Questions and Answers (article–2016) http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/PublicHealthFocus/ucm421168.htm
Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits (news–2017) http://arstechnica.com/science/2017/01/massive-scientific-report-on-marijuana-confirms-medical-benefits/


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