The effect of cannabis on the physiology of cellular processes is greatly affected by its components being herbal, not single purified substances. This lecture allows a more informed understanding of this complex herbal medicine for clinical use.
Tikun Olam's Nurses clinic in Israel is led by Inbal Sikorin since 2009, specializing in consulting medical cannabis to patients of all ages, 3 months old to 102, suffering from different and complicated ailments. Since the Clinic's establishment it has set to document according to international standards of data collection patients experience before Medical Cannabis use, a month after and six months after the start of the treatment. This has provided Tikun Olam ltd. with the largest documented and analyzed accumulated patient data in the world.
In the 1960's, a young researcher in Israel named Raphael Mechoulam isolated THC tetrahydrocannabinol from cannabis and explained the mechanism of activity - and psychoactivity - of the plant. A lifetime of achievements in science followed. Who better to lead us into the future of cannabinoid science than Mechoulam himself? Now in his late 80's, the tireless Professor speaks to us live, via Skype.