Article Series by Dr Meletis - Insights from the International Center for Cannabis Therapy

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New Certification Program for Hemp Oil Benefits Manufacturers, Healthcare Practitioners, and Consumers

This Townsend Letter cover article is the first in a series in which Dr Meletis discusses the emergence of cannabinoid-rich hemp oil as a promising therapeutic, with both clinical experience and published studies to support its use.

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Evidence for the Clinical Use of Cannabinoid-Rich Hemp Oil in the Management of Pain, Inflammation, and Stress

In this article, Dr Meletis talks about the endocannabinoid system, its role in health, and how the endocannabinoid system interacts with the adrenals, sex hormones, and gut.

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Reviewing the Many Applications of Cannabinoid-Rich Hemp Oil and the Role of the Gut-Brain Axis

In this article, Dr Meletis addresses the use of cannabinoid-rich hemp oil to treat a number of conditions, as well as discussing the role of cannabinoids in the gut-brain axis.

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The Endocannabinoid System’s Intriguing Role in Gut Health

An extensive amount of recent research offers justification for the traditional use of not only cannabis but also other phytocannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) for GI health.  Dr Meletis discusses this research and how actions of the gut-brain axis may be mediated by the endocannabinoid system.