Browsing: cannabinoids

Medical

As is the case with humans, pets suffer side effects — including liver and kidney damage — from the medication they’re prescribed. But L.A. veterinarian Dr. Tim Shu says there’s a safe alternative for some of these prescriptions: medical marijuana.

The 1964 discovery and isolation of cannabinoids in marijuana, the therapeutically active components that provide relief for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, has led to research about the endogenous cannabinoid, or endocannabinoid, system in humans.
1 2