Cannabidiol (CBD), the major non-psychotomimetic compound present in the Cannabis sativa plant, exhibits therapeutic potential for various human diseases, including chronic neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, ischemic stroke, epilepsy and other convulsive syndromes, neuropsychiatric disorders, neuropathic allodynia and certain types of cancer.view more
ABOUT Dr. Hepburn
Doctor David Hepburn
Dr. David Hepburn, MD is Canada’s foremost medical cannabis educator of physicians and the scientific and lay communities. He is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) and Physicians for Medical Cannabis (PMC).
Dr. Hepburn is an award winning syndicated columnist to more than 100 newspapers across the United States and Canada. He is a recipient of the prestigious Canadian Community Newspaper Association columnist of the year award as well as the Arizona Newspaper Association columnist of the year.
He was the cohost of the Oprah Winfrey Network show Buyologic
Cohost of the popular nationally syndicated radio program "Wisequacks" heard weekly across Canada.
He is the author of "The Doctor Is In(sane)" which was nominated for several book awards.
Dr. David Frederick Hepburn was a Canadian naval surgeon in the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Served as the doctor for the Canadian Armed Forces’ West Coast fleet for three years. Instructor NBCW (nuclear, biological, chemical warfare) medical treatment.Doctor to the 1996 Olympic Games and marched into Olympic stadium in Atlanta. Medical Director of the 1994 Commonwealth Games in gymnastics. Former team doctor to national rugby teams as well as junior and professional.
Cannabis in the workplace- Dr. David Hepburn
College and Association of Respiratory Therapists of Alberta 2018 Educational Conference and Tradeshow October 25 – 27, 2018Read More
How to Die Young at an Old Age - Dr. David Hepburn
Thrive, the first Health and Wellness festival in the Bow Valley, announced that they have released their ticket sales to the public.Read More
Dr. David Hepbur “Medical Cannabis Hits and Myths”
On June 13th Dr. Hepburn will be at Heritage Park in Stony Plain to speak about Cannabis and its:
• Effects on the developing brain.
• General information about the legalization of cannabis
The present study evaluates the anti-inflammatory and anti-hyperalgesia effects of CBD's potent acidic precursor, cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), in a rodent model of carrageenan-induced acute inflammation in the rat hind paw, when administered systemically (intraperitoneal, i.p.)view more
Cannabinoids have demonstrated anticarcinogenic properties in a variety of malignancies, including in prostate cancer. In the present study, we explored the anti-cancer effects of the synthetic cannabinoid WIN 55,212-2 (WIN) in prostate cancer.view more
This study examined the antimicrobial activity of Cannabis sativa, Thuja orientalis and Psidium guajava against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and used a standardized purification protocol to determine the presence and abundance of bioactive compounds in the leaf extracts.view more