Cannabigerol (CBG)

Cannabigerol (CBG) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in the Cannabis genus of plants. Cannabigerol is found in higher concentrations in hemp rather than in varieties of Cannabis cultivated for high tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content and their corresponding psychoactive properties.[citation needed]

Cannabigerol has been found to act as a high affinity α2-adrenergic receptor agonist, moderate affinity 5-HT1A receptor antagonist, and low affinity CB1 receptor antagonist.[1] It also binds to the CB2 receptor, but whether it acts as an agonist or antagonist at this site is unknown.[1]

Compassionate Care Act of 2015 in Texas Discriminates Against Veterans

title II, subtitle A, of the ADA

On June 1, 2015 the Compassionate Care Act of 2015 was signed into effect by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. This Act states the following:

CHAPTER 169. AUTHORITY TO PRESCRIBE LOW-THC CANNABIS TO CERTAIN
PATIENTS FOR COMPASSIONATE USE
       Sec. 169.001.  DEFINITIONS. In this chapter:
             (1)  “Department” means the Department of Public
Safety.
             (2)  “Intractable epilepsy” means a seizure disorder in
which the patient’s seizures have been treated by two or more
appropriately chosen and maximally titrated antiepileptic drugs
that have failed to control the seizures.

National Second Opinion Day 4/20/16 – All Veterans Ask VA for Second Opinion

Temple VAMC

There are NOT many Veterans who have complete trust and faith in their primary care physicians at the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. For that there are many reasons:

  1. Most doctors already have the diagnosis figured out and the first line of treatment of a physical condition is with pharmaceuticals (complete list of over 1,500 pharmaceuticals the VA uses is here) and rarely offer alternative treatments such as Yoga, Acupuncture, Aqua-therapy and Chiropractic care through Pain Management and Rehabilitation clinics in each VA.