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  1. Short-Term Effects of Cannabinoids in Patients with HIV-1 Infection. Abrams 2003.
  2. Cannabis in Painful HIV-Associated Sensory Neuropathy: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. Abrams 2007.
  3. Cannabinoids in Medicine: A Review of Their Therapeutic Potential. Ben Amar. 2006.
  4. The Endocannabinoid System in Targeting Inflammatory Neurodegenerative Diseases. Centonze 2007.
  5. The Inheritance of Chemical Phenotype in Cannabis sativa L. de Meijer 2003.
  6. The Inheritance of Chemical Phenotype in Cannabis sativa L. (II): Cannabigerol Predominant Plants. de Meijer & Hammond. 2005.
  7. The Inheritance of Chemical Phenotype in Cannabis sativa L (III): Variation in Cannabichromene. de Meijer et. al. 2009.
  8. The Inheritance of Chemical Phenotype in Cannabis sativa L (IV): Cannabinoid-Free Plants. de Meijer 2009.
  9. Endocannabinoids: Endogenous Cannabinoid Receptor Ligands with Neuromodulatory Action. Di Marzo 1998.
  10. Smoked Medicinal Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain in HIV: A Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial. Ellis 2008.
  11. Potency Trends of THC and Other Cannabinoids in Confiscated Cannabis Preparations from 1993 to 2008. Elsohly. 2010.
  12. Cannabinoid Receptor 1 Binding Activity and Quantitative Analysis of Cannabis sativa L. Smoke and Vapor. Fischedick 2010.
  13. Pharmokinetics and Pharmodynamics of Cannabinoids. Groternhermen. 2003.
  14. An Evaluation of the Quality of Medicinal Grade Cannabis in the Netherlands. Hazekamp. 2006.
  15. Review on Clinical Studies with Cannabis and Cannabinoids 2005-2009. Hazekamp. 2010.
  16. The New England Journal of Medicine: Medical Marijuana and the Law. Hoffman. 2010.
  17. Potential of Marker-Assisted Selection in Hemp Genetic Improvement. Mandolino & Carboni. 2004.
  18. Cannabis and Cannabis Extracts: Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts? McPartland & Russo. 2001.
  19. The Endocannabinoid System: An Osteopathic Perspective. McPartland. 2008.
  20. Non-Psychotropic Plant Cannabinoids: New Therapeutic Opportunities from an Ancient Herb. Mechoulam et. al. 2009.
  21. Development of a Rational Scale to Assess the Harm of Drugs of Potential Misuse. Nutt 2007.
  22. The Endocannabinoid System as an Emerging Target of Pharmacotherapy. Pacher 2006.
  23. Genetics and Marker-Assisted Selection of the Chemotype in Cannabis sativa L. Pacifico 2006.
  24. The Management of Cancer Pain. Paice & Ferrell. 2011.
  25. Cannabinoid Receptors and Their Ligands: Beyond CB1 and CB2. Pertwee 2010.
  26. Cannabinoids in the Management of Difficult to Treat Pain. Russo. 2006.
  27. History of Cannabis and Its Preparations in Saga, Science, and Sobriquet. Russo. 2007.
  28. Cannabis Smoke Condensate II: Influence of Tobacco on Tetrahydrocannabinol Levels. Van der Kooy 2008.
  29. Smoked Cannabis For Chronic Neuropathic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trail. Ware. 2010.
  30. Conversion of Cannabidiol to THC and Related Cannabinoids in Artificial Gastric Juice, and their Pharmacological Effects in Mice. Watanabe 2007.
  31. Effect of Intrapulmonary Tetrahydrocannabinol Administration in Humans. Zuurman 2008.
  32. Scientist find transcripts associated with terpene biosynthesis. Published 3/29/2017.
  33. Study found patients reported moderate improvements in sleep disturbances, decreased symptoms of depression, attenuated impulsivity, and positive changes in some aspects of quality of life. They saw a decrease in other pharmaceutical use with opiates declining more than 42%. Published 10/13/2016.
  34. Conclusion links lipid-derived and endocannabinoid signaling as potential biological pathways involved in trauma associated pathophysiology. Published 2/8/2015.
  35. Scientific review of the effects of vaporizing using commercially available vaporizers. (Volcano Medic, Arizer Solo, DaVinci Vaporizer). Published 1/19/2016.
  36. Results showed the use of cannabis was associated with beneficial effects on some of fibromyalgia patients. Published 4/21/2011.
  37. The clinical Significance of Endocannabinoids in Endometriosis Pain Management. Published February 1, 2017
  38. Cannabinoids in Parkinson’s Disease. Published February 1, 2017
  39. Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Reconsidered. Published January 1, 2016
  40. Cannabidiol (CBD) was shown to be effective in the treatment of epilepsy due to Tuberous sclerosis complex. October 3, 2016
  41. A moderate relationship between THC concentrations in blood and the reduction of pain. August 31, 2016
  42. Medical cannabis use reduced the stretch reflex in patients with multiple sclerosis. July 31, 2016
  43. Inhaled medical cannabis reduced neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injuries. June 7, 2016
  44. Daily administration of cannabinoids has been associated with a reduction in headache frequency.
  45. Oral CBD administration is associated with reducing resting blood pressure and reducing blood pressure increases caused by stress.
  46. Study finds that patients with Tourette’s Syndrome experienced clinically significant symptom relief such as a decreased tic severity.