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Events

Essentials of the practice of Cannabinoid medicine (AACM workshop) - May 8-11, 2014 Portland, Oregon USA

The Eighth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - May 8-10, 2014 in Portland, Oregon

2013 IACM 7th Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine - September 27-28, 2013, at Holiday Inn, Cologne, Germany

The 23rd Annual International Cannabinoid Research Society Symposium on the Cannabinoids - June 21–26, 2013, at the UBC Campus, Vancouver, BC Canada

Bridging the Gap Between Public & Policy: National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference - February 22–25, 2013, at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Essentials of the practice of Cannabinoid medicine (AACM workshop) - April 26-29, 2012 Tucson, Arizona USA

The Seventh National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - April 26-28, 2012 Tucson, Arizona USA
Video of the Cannabis Therapeutics Conference

The Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - April 15-17, 2010 Crowne Plaze Hotel in Warwick, RI USA
Report on the Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics:
Cannabis: The Medicine Plant


The Fifth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - April 4-5, 2008 in Pacific Grove, CA USA

The Fourth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - April 6-8, 2006 in Santa Barbara, CA

2005 IACM Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine - September 9-10, 2006, at Leiden University, The Netherlands

The Third National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - May 20-22, 2004 in Charlottesville, VA
Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education of the University of Virginia's Health System


American Academy of Pain Management Symposium on Cannabinoids in Pain Management. - Reno Hilton Resort (Reno, Nevada) (28 September 2002)

Report on the Second National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics:
Analgesia and Other Indications
- 4 May 2002
The Second National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - Holiday Inn at the Convention Center (Portland, Oregon) (May 3-4, 2002)

The First National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics - (Iowa City, Iowa) (April 7-8, 2000)




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Maryland Finally Becomes the 21st Medical Marijuana State - Americans for Safe Access (thedailychronic.net) (14 April 2014)
Medical marijuana research for PTSD clears major hurdle - Jolie Lee (usatoday.com) (18 March 2014)
Harvard: Marijuana Doesn’t Cause Schizophrenia - John M. Grohol (psychcentral.com) (10 December 2013)
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia: ‘Welcome Back, Marijuana!’ - David Downs (sfgate.com) (11 December 2013)
Families See Colorado as New Frontier on Medical Marijuana - Jack Healy (nytimes.com) (5 December 2013)
High Court Rejects Appeal To Reclassify Marijuana - Lance Duroni (law360.com) (7 October 2013)
‘Tis in our nature: taking the human-cannabis relationship seriously in health science and public policy - Sunil K. Aggarwal (frontiersin.org) (25 September 2013)
Marijuana May Reduce Brain Damage Caused By Alcohol: Study - (truthonpot.com) (12 September 2013)
Obama administration will not block state marijuana laws, if distribution is regulated - Brady Dennis (washingtonpost.com) (29 August 2013)
Why I changed my mind on weed - Dr. Sanjay Gupta (cnn.com) (8 August 2013)
Scientists Discover Potential New Way to Treat Anxiety - (sciencedaily.com) (4 August 2013)
Illinois becomes the 20th U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana - (huffingtonpost.com) (1 August 2013)
New Hampshire legalizes medical marijuana - (ReLeaf) (25 July 2013)
Study: Cannabinoids Could Potentially Cut Down On NSAID-Induced Hospitalizations - Paul Armentano (thedailychronic.net) (21 June 2013)
Medicinal marijuana stops seizures, brings hope to a little Black Forest girl - Barb Cotter (gazette.com) (10 June 2013)
Oregon Governor Signs SB 281 Allowing PTSD Sufferers to use Cannabis - Bonnie King (salem-news.com) (7 June 2013)
New Study Shows Cannabinoids Improve Efficiency Of Mitochondria And Remove Damaged Brain Cells - (riseearth.com) (May 2013)
Cannabis may prevent development of type 2 diabetes - (diabetes.co.uk) (15 May 2013)
Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete Remission’ of Crohn’s Disease, No Side Effects, New Study Shows - David Downs (sfgate.com) (14 May 2013)
Science Over Ideology? And yet the war on pot continues - Jim Greig (eugeneweekly.com) (9 May 2013)
Won’t Some Folks Feel Stupid if it Turns Out Marijuana Fights HIV? - Scott Shackford (reason.com) (3 May 2013)
Marijuana Policy and Presidential Leadership: How to Avoid a Federal-State Train Wreck - Stuart Taylor, Jr (The Brookings Institution) (Apr 2013)
Adequate and Well-Controlled Studies Proving Medical Efficacy of Cannabis Exist but Are Ignored by Marijuana Schedulers - Sunil Kumar Aggarwal and Amanda Reiman (huffingtonpost.com) (15 Apr 2013)
Treating PTSD with Medical Marijuana Could Curb Veteran Suicides - John J. Walters (reason.com) (22 Mar 2013)
Federal Government Reports Marijuana Effective in Combatting Certain Cancers - Globe Newswire (nbcnews.com) (12 Mar 2013)
Forcing the feds' hand on marijuana - Amanda Reiman (latimes.com) (7 Mar 2013)
Bill Ending Cannabis Prohibition Introduced In Oregon - Anthony Johnson (theweedblog.com) (25 Feb 2013)
Representative Russell to Formally Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill Today in Maine - Erik Altieri (norml.org) (21 Feb 2013)
UMass Professor Blocked From Growing Marijuana For Medical Research - Deborah Becker and Lynn Jolicoeur (wbur.org) (21 Feb 2013)
A Federal Marijuana Policy for This Century - Earl Blumenauer (blumenauer.house.gov) (Jan 2013)
The DEA's marijuana mistake - Editorial (latimes.com) (25 Jan 2013)
Oregon family uses medical marijuana to manage son's autistic rage - Nicole Doll (KPTV) (24 Jan 2013)
It's True: Medical Cannabis Provides Dramatic Relief for Sufferers of Chronic Ailments - Moshe Roth (aftau.org) (24 Jan 2013)
Overkill in the war on pot - Marie Myung-Ok Lee (latimes.com) (22 Jan 2013)
In Fight Over Marijuana's Scheduling, Appeals Court Rules in Favor of DEA and Schedule I - Mike Riggs (reason.com) (22 Jan 2013)
Medical cannabis and beyond - Staff (The Somerville News) (18 Jan 2013)
Physician wants change in med pot law for research purposes - Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) (6 Jan 2013)
Studying Marijuana and Its Loftier Purpose - Isabel Kershner (nytimes.com) (1 Jan 2013)
Brain Imaging Insight Into Cannabis as a Pain Killer - News (sciencedaily.com) (20 Dec 2012)
Arizona Judge Upholds Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Act - ACLU (aclu.org) (5 Dec 2012)
Medical marijuana helps stem 6-year-old's seizures - Kyung Lah (cnn.com) (10 Dec 2012)
Marijuana research institute launched at a California University - AP (msn.com) (27 Nov 2012)
Marijuana legalization passes in Colorado, Washington - Aaron Smith (money.cnn.com) (8 Nov 2012)
Medical marijuana law passes in Massachusetts - Ryan Jaslow (CBSNews.com) (7 Nov 2012)
Appeals Court to Consider Benefits of Medical Marijuana - Sam Favate (wsj.com) (8 Oct 2012)
Marijuana And Cancer: Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis In Aggressive Cancers - Robin Wilkey (huffingtonpost.com) (20 Sept 2012)
Pot for Parents - Mark Wolfe (nytimes.com) (7 Sept 2012)
Respected Federal Judge Calls for Legalizing Marijuana - Larry Bodine (lawyers.com) (7 Sept 2012)
Reefer tokin' seniors in South Florida see pain go up in smoke - Robert Nolin (Sun Sentinel) (23 July 2012)
Five Scientific Conclusions About Cannabis That The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want You To Know - Paul Armentano (alternet.org) (27 July 2012)
Arizona Health Dept says no adequate proof that cannabis effective for PTSD - Howard Fischer (cvbugle.com) (21 July 2012)
California pot research backs therapeutic claims - Peter Hecht (sacbee.com) (12 July 2012)
Military veterans say pot eases PTSD - Yvonne Wingett Sanchez - The Arizona Republic (armytimes.com) (8 July 2012)
Cannabis could be used to treat obesity-related diseases - Richard Gray (telegraph.co.uk) (8 July 2012)
Government-sponsored study destroys DEA’s classification of marijuana - Stephen C. Webster (rawstory.com) (3 July 2012)
Federal Court Ruling May Change Probable Cause in Cannabis Cases - Philip Dawdy (27 June 2012)
A Judge’s Plea for Pot - Gustin L Reichbach (nytimes.com) (16 May 2012)
Study Confirms Marijuana Helps in Multiple Sclerosis - Crystal Phend (MedPage Today) (14 May 2012)
Connecticut: Medicinal marijuana bill headed for governor's signature - K Phaneuf and J Rabe (ctmirror.org) (5 May 2012)
Nancy Pelosi: Medical Marijuana Busts By Feds Of 'Strong Concern' - Lucia Graves (huffingtonpost.com) (3 May 2012)
What Is President Obama’s Problem With Medical Marijuana? - Michael Scherer (time.com) (3 May 2012)
Patients Out of Time, UCSF and U of AZ College of Nursing to Host 7th National Cannabis Therapeutics Conference April 26-28 - San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) (14 Apr 2012)
Marijuana Users Are Safer Drivers Than Non-Marijuana Users, New Study Shows - New York (PRWEB) (6 Apr 2012)
Are Medical Marijuana Raids the Price We Must Pay for National Health Care? - Maia Szalavitz (time.com) (6 Apr 2012)
Understanding the science of cannabis is integral to appropriate regulation and use - Raw Michelle (naturalnews.com) (4 Apr 2012)
Medical marijuana advocate gets kicked out of UCSF - (KGO-TV San Francisco, CA) (12 Mar 2012)
Cannabinoid 2 Receptors Regulate Impulsive Behaviour - (sciencedaily.com) (8 Mar 2012)
Obama's War on Pot - Tim Dickinson (rollingstone.com) (16 Feb 2012)
Israeli researchers say more doctors should recommend marijuana to cancer patients - Dan Even (Israel health) (30 Jan 2012)
DEA digging into San Francisco's medical marijuana dispensaries - Chris Roberts (sfexaminer.com) (10 Feb 2012)
Proponents And Opponents Gear Up For Medical Marijuana Hearing - Alicia Myers (kake.com) (22 Jan 2012)
Study: Smoking Marijuana Not Linked with Lung Damage - Maia Szalavitz (time.com) (10 Jan 2012)
L.A.'s medical marijuana roller-coaster ride - Editorial (latimes.com) (4 Jan 2012)
Upper Freehold's plan to ban medical marijuana farms relies on flawed federal law - Ken Wolski (nj.com) (28 Dec 2011)
Rhode Island House speaker to ask feds how to tweak marijuana law - Philip Marcelo (providencejournal.com) (27 Dec 2011)
UCSF Study Finds Medical Marijuana Could Help Patients Reduce Pain with Opiates - Leland Kim (ucsf.edu) (6 Dec 2011)
VT Gov. Shumlin to Join Petition to Reschedule Marijuana - Jon Walker (justsaynow.com) (1 Dec 2011)
Federal Marijuana Classification Should Change, Gregoire and Chafee Say - Michael Cooper (nytimes.com) (30 Nov 2011)
Medical Marijuana: The Government’s View - Rafael Lemaitre (ONDCP) (23 Nov 2011)
Ending Cannabis Prohibition in America - Allen St. Pierre (cato-unbound.org) (11 Nov 2011)
Elvy Musikka - AAMC video (letfreedomgrow.com) (10 Nov 2011)
Mary Lynn Mathre and Michael Krawitz - AAMC video (letfreedomgrow.com) (9 Nov 2011)
Reefer Madness - Ethan Nadelman (nytimes.com) (6 Nov 2011)
Michael Krawitz and Al Byrne - AAMC video (letfreedomgrow.com) (3 Nov 2011)
Patients Substitute Marijuana for Prescription Drugs - M Alexander Otto (clinicalpsychiatrynews.com) (31 Oct 2011)
Montel Williams: Israel leads in medical marijuana - Aron Heller (Associated Press) (30 Oct 2011)
What We Have to Say About Legalizing Marijuana - Gil Kerlikowske (ONDCP) (29 Oct 2011)
Bummer: Feds Stonewall Pot Treatments For Traumatized Vets - Katie Drummond (wired.com) (26 Oct 2011)
Obama tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees - Ray Stern (villagevoice.com) (21 Oct 2011)
Marijuana study of traumatized veterans stuck in regulatory limbo - Brian Vastag (washingtonpost.com) (1 Oct 2011)
4 Americans get medical pot from the feds - cbsnews.com (28 Sept 2011)
Marijuana could prevent post-traumatic stress symptoms - University of Haifa (20 Sept 2011)
Doctors, Patients Assess Effectiveness of Medical Marijuana - (PBS NewsHour) (23 August 2011)
Does Marijuana Make You Stupid? - Jonah Lehrer (wired.com) (17 August 2011)
If Obama can't articulate his position on marijuana, why won't he reconsider it? - Paul Armentano (thehill.com) (17 August 2011)
Medicinal-marijuana growers troubled at lack of organic oversight - Donna Jones (McClatchy News Service) (15 August 2011)
Medical Marijuana For MS Patients - Al Byrne (Patients Out of Time) (3 August 2011)
Group takes DEA to court over claim ‘marijuana has no medicinal value’ - Eric W. Dolan (rawstory.com) (21 July 2011)
How Cannabis Works - Fred Gardner (counterpunch.org) (14 July 2011)
Medical marijuana: A science-free zone at the White House [Blowback] - Gutwillig and Piper (latimes.com) (14 July 2011)
DEA denies petition to reschedule marijuana - Federal Register (8 July 2011)
4th of July Parade in Garden Valley - El Dorado County AAMC (4 July 2011)
Reps. Frank, Paul Want to End Federal Ban on Pot - NYTimes.com (23 June 2011)
Drug policies must be based on human rights and public health principles - Global Commission on Drug Policy (June 2011)
Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Federal Government over Rescheduling Delay - Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis (23 May 2011)
Marijuana Is Here To Stay. - Lester Grinspoon (clear-uk.org) (12 May 2011)
Delaware governor signs medical marijuana bill - necn.com (13 May 2011)
What's Up With Obama's Cynical Approach to Medical Marijuana? - Steven Wishnia - alternet.org (4 May 2011)
Boy, two, with brain cancer is 'cured' after secretly being fed medical marijuana by his father - dailymail.co.uk (4 May 2011)
The Government's Hundred Years' War on Marijuana - Dale Gieringer, California NORML (27 April 2011)
Federal pot prosecutions have not let up - Bob Egelko (San Francisco Chronicle) (30 April 2011)
HUD Says MMJ Policies Up To Local Housing Authorities - (huffingtonpost.com) (16 March 2011)
R.I. Department of Health picks 3 to open medical marijuana compassion centers - Chris Barrett (pbn.com) (15 March 2011)
Will the Industry Support the Movement? Medical Hemp - Fred Gardner (counterpunch.org) (11 March 2011)
UMass Professor Files Final DEA Brief in 10-Year Fight to End Government's Monopoly on Marijuana for Research - (PRNewswire-USNewswire) (9 March 2011)
If the Feds Get Their Way, Big Pharma Could Sell Pot -- But Your Dime Bag Would Still Send You to Jail - Paul Armentano (AlterNet.org) (22 Feb 2011)
Change We Can Believe In? Not for Medical Marijuana Research - Paul Armentano (AlterNet.org) (17 Feb 2011)
Editorial: Reasonable rules for pot growers - Editorial (denverpost.com) (3 Feb 2011)
When science goes to pot - Larry Gabriel (Metro Times) (12 Jan 2011)
Boulder Democrat Polis plans to push decriminalizing marijuana at federal level - Allison Sherry (The Denver Post) (2 Jan 2011)
U.S.A. v. Smith: Federal Judge Allows Medical Marijuana Defense - Thomas (Hawai'i News Daily) (11 Dec 2010)
Montana chemists bring quality control to medical cannabis - Matthew Frank (Missoula Independent) (2 Dec 2010)
Florida-based advocate presses case across U.S. - Barbara Peters Smith (heraldtribune.com) (30 Nov 2010)
Key questions cloud medical pot debate - Barbara Peters Smith (heraldtribune.com) (30 Nov 2010)
New Trade Group’s Focus Will Be Marijuana Industry - Dan Frosch (The New York Times) (22 Nov 2010)
Arizona voters approve medical marijuana measure - CNN Wire Staff (CNN.com) (14 Nov 2010)
A Preference for Prohibition Lies - Allan Erickson (Salem-News.com) (5 Nov 2010)
Multiple sclerosis changes Garland man's outlook on medical marijuana - Scott K Parks (The Dallas Morning News) (29 Oct 2010)
Could Legalizing Marijuana in California Help Cure Breast Cancer? - Mary Jane Borden (AlterNet) (26 Oct 2010)
Medical marijuana: The science behind the smoke and fears - Igor Grant (San Diego Union-Tribune) (22 Oct 2010)
Prop. 19 Offers Major Potential for Some Cancer Patients - Raymond Cushing (AlterNet) (4 Oct 2010)
Key ingredient staves off marijuana memory loss - Arran Frood (Nature) (1 Oct 2010)
Health Effects Of Marijuana - Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh (KBPS) (27 Sept 2010)
Medical Marijuana's Tremendous Potential for Curing Ailments - Andrew Weil (AlterNet) (15 Sept 2010)
Cannibinoids Offer Novel Treatment for Pain in Sickle Cell Disease, Study Suggests - (ScienceDaily) (23 July 2010)
V.A. Easing Rules for Users of Medical Marijuana - Dan Frosch (New York Times) (23 July 2010)
Should Joints Be In The Medicine Cabinet? - SCIENCE FRIDAY from NPR (npr.org) (25 June 2010)
Britain Approves Liquid Marijuana as Prescription Medicine - (mpp.org) (18 June 2010)
Oregon officially recognizes marijuana for medical value - Elissa Harrington (KVAL News) (18 June 2010)
Oregon Guard soldier's use of medical marijuana runs into Army's drug abuse policy - Julie Sullivan (The Oregonian) (10 June 2010)
Scientists test medicinal marijuana against MS, inflammation and cancer - Nathan Seppa (Science News) (19 June 2010)
Petitioners seek medical marijuana outlets - Stacy Barchenger and Peter Wong (Statesman Journal) (21 May 2010)
Can Marijuana Ease PTSD? A Debate Brews - Jeff Brady (npr.org) (18 May 2010)
Petition to Reschedule 'Marijuana' to Recognize Medical Benefits in Final Stages of Review by DEA - DrugScience.org (PRNewswire-USNewswire) (15 April 2010)
Mieko Hester-Perez is convinced marijuana saved her child’s life - Nick Buglione (spectrumpublications.com) (2010)
Marijuana's illegal status attained through racism, fraud and greed - Peter Strescino (The Pueblo Chieftain) (22 March 2010)
Does Marijuana Impair Driving Ability? - DUI Attorney.com
Slowly, states are lessening limits on marijuana - William M. Welch and Donna Leinwand (USA TODAY) (8 March 2010)
Position on pot is a bit hazy - Editorial (Los Angeles Times) (22 Feb 2010)
UC studies find promise in medical marijuana - John Hoeffel (Los Angeles Times) (18 Feb 2010)
14th Medical Marijuana State: Corzine signs law to legalize medical marijuana in New Jersey - Marie McCullough (19 Jan 2010)
10 Reasons the U.S. Military Should (Officially) Use Pot - Penny Coleman (29 Dec 2009)
Project CBD: Marijuana Specialists Plan To Study New Strains - Fred Gardner (28 Dec 2009)
Washington, DC will finally be allowed to implement the medical marijuana initiative approved by voters in 1998 - (leap.cc) (9 Dec 2009)
The DEA Quietly Updates its Website, and Drug Reformers Score a Victory - Matt Kelley (change.org) (17 Nov 2009)
AMA Report Recognizes Medical Benefits of Marijuana, Urges Further Research - (Houston, TX) (10 Nov 2009)
Maine Votes 'Yes' on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries - (Salem-News.com) (3 Nov 2009)
States Pressed Into New Role on Medical Marijuana - Kirk Johnson (The New York Times) (25 Oct 2009)
Does marijuana really harm children? Study yields surprising results - Mike Cann (examiner.com) (21 Oct 2009)
A Brief History of Medical Marijuana - Patrick Stack, Claire Suddath (Time.com) (21 Oct 2009)
Measuring Medical Marijuana - Skip Jones (Sacramento News & Review, CA) (15 Oct 2009)
Some are using marijuana as their drug of choice to curb anxiety - Patsy K. Eagan (Elle) (18 July 2008)
San Francisco and Oakland Travelers Can Carry Medical Cannabis at international airports - Linda Yee (CBS Broadcasting) (17 Oct 2009)
Premenstrual Syndrome, Medical Marijuana and Queen Victoria - Dr. Phil Leveque (Salem-News.com) (16 Oct 2009)


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