alternative medicine

“I Can’t Imagine Practising Without It”: Local Vet Says Cannabis-derived Cbd Helps Her Four-legged Clients

Dr. Katherine Kramer has seen the headlines about veterinarians in Canada decrying the use of cannabis-derived CBD on pets. “It’s interesting,” she tells the Straight by phone from her office at Vancouver Animal Wellness Hospital, where she has practised veterinary medicine since 2011. “A lot of vets are publicly saying, ‘No, there’s not enough research,’ […]

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Cannabis: the Ideal Paediatric Medicine?

CANNABIS CULTURE – I was rewatching the documentary The Scientist, which looks at how Raphael Mechoulam and his team discovered tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the endocannabinoid system (ECS). At the 33:30 mark, there’s a section titled “Hashish for Children”.  To quote from the film: “INTERVIEWER: So in 1995, you had an idea of testing THC on […]