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Understanding the cultural and medical history of cannabis use is an important component to the successful integration of cannabis in modern clinical practices. This review chronicles over six thousand years of documented cannabis use in cultural practices, medical applications, breeding practices to enhance the pharmacological properties, and the...
Cannabis has been used for centuries for its fiber, food and as medicine. This review highlights the history of cannabis, its uses as a medical tool and the active ingredients found in this versatile plant. Many pain management pharmaceuticals widely accepted and used today, such as opioids and aspirin, contain plant derived extracts. The evolving...