Cannabis use and dopaminergic gene polymorphism had both distinct and interactive effects on the hippocampus.Emergingalterations of hippocampal total and specific subregional volumes were found in cannabis users relative to controls (i.e., CA1, CA2/3, and CA4).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
Legalization of cannabis (CB) for both medicinal and, in some states, recreational use, has given rise to increasing usage rates across the country. Of particular concern are indications that frequent CB use may be selectively harmful to the developing adolescent brain compared with adult-onset usage.view more
The most exciting new frontier in cannabis research this year wasn’t any individual study or published report. It was a pair of developments (one in Canada, the other in the United States) that together promise to spur the research studies of the future on a scale never seen before, with a scope of inquiry that includes exploring potential benefits.view more
Previous reports have shown improvements in mood and increases in endocannabinoids in healthy adults following a session of aerobic exercise, but it is unclear whether adults with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience similar responses.view more