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Understanding the Uses of Medical Cannabis and CBD Oils

Ashwani Garg, MD & Mahja Sulemanjee, MBA

Become informed about the endocannabinoid system, a group of receptors in the brain that are involved in a variety of physiological processes including appetite, pain-sensation, mood, and memory that mediate many physiological processes, including motor learning, synaptic plasticity, and appetite.

Gain an understanding about benefits and risks associated with medical cannabis, as well as the various forms, strains, and delivery systems for cannabis.

Familiarize yourself about the certification of a qualifying medical condition under the Illinois Compassionate Use of Cannabis Act and the ethical and legal ramifications of it. Get information about current research.

CBD oil is made by extracting CBD from the cannabis plant, then diluting it with a carrier oil like coconut or hemp seed oil. It is gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may help treat a variety of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety. Acquire an understanding of the pharmacology and chemistry of CBD and THC as it pertains to the use of CBD formulations of hemp as well as medical cannabis.

Course 191168
Date  Tuesday, June 4
Time  7:00 - 9:00 PM
Cost  $35/30 payment 10 days in advance

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