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Ruth Ross

Ruth Ross, PhD, is chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, director of the Centre for Collaborative Drug Research at the University of Toronto, and has conducted research on cannabis and the endocannabinoid system for over 20 years.

Opinion | BY RUTH ROSS | October 28, 2020
One of the pharmacology questions left to be answered is about the use of CDB, writes Ruth Ross who says that while there is good data on the use of CBD as a medicine for epilepsy in children, these trials and others have highlighted potential effects of CBD on the liver and in modifying the levels of other medications that patients may be taking. Pexels photograph by Elsa Olofsson, cbdoracle.com
Opinion | BY RUTH ROSS | October 28, 2020
Opinion | BY RUTH ROSS | October 28, 2020
One of the pharmacology questions left to be answered is about the use of CDB, writes Ruth Ross who says that while there is good data on the use of CBD as a medicine for epilepsy in children, these trials and others have highlighted potential effects of CBD on the liver and in modifying the levels of other medications that patients may be taking. Pexels photograph by Elsa Olofsson, cbdoracle.com
Opinion | BY HAROLD KALANT, RUTH ROSS | July 10, 2017
The Canopy Growth Corporation, a cannabis company in Smiths Falls, Ont. The government has the option to proceed incrementally: decriminalize possession now, monitor effects of legalization elsewhere, do the much-needed research to fill major gaps in our knowledge, and then make a rationally based decision on legalization. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Opinion | BY HAROLD KALANT, RUTH ROSS | July 10, 2017
Opinion | BY HAROLD KALANT, RUTH ROSS | July 10, 2017
The Canopy Growth Corporation, a cannabis company in Smiths Falls, Ont. The government has the option to proceed incrementally: decriminalize possession now, monitor effects of legalization elsewhere, do the much-needed research to fill major gaps in our knowledge, and then make a rationally based decision on legalization. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright