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How the Endocannabinoid System is Like Bowling

I have recently been delving more deeply into the cellular function of our body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS). Named after the plant that led to its discovery (cannabis), the ECS is an essential physiological system for establishing and maintaining human health....

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Has Florida Gone “Up In Smoke?”

I have written medical cannabis blogs for more than a year without referencing Cheech and Chong, the stereotypical pot smokers from the late 70’s and early 80’s movies. Now that the courts have ruled it unconstitutional for the State of Florida to prohibit qualified...

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Hello From Medical Cannabis-Friendly Israel!

AS YOU MAY KNOW, for many years Israel has been at the very cutting edge of research using cannabis. Since I am finishing a 16-day trip to Israel escorting my son's 8th-grade class, I figured it would be nice to write about some of the exciting things they are doing...

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WFLA News Channel 8: GR8 Inspiration Featuring Dr. David Berger

Dr. David Berger is featured in WFLA’s GR8 Inspiration. This Tampa Florida news story recognizes him for his dedication to patients over the years and how through this commitment, his patients’ lives are changing for the better because of a natural treatment approved...

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Can Medical Cannabis Be Effective at Treating Pain?

by David Merger, M.D. Medical cannabis has been effectively used for pain relief for thousands of years. Today, one of the most common reasons people seek out medical cannabis is to relieve various pain syndromes. The active ingredients in medical cannabis (i.e.,...

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