THCV: The Sports Car of Cannabinoids

Extracting cannabinoids in preparation for liquid chromatography (LC) analysis. The cannabis plant makes most cannabinoids, like THC, CBD, and CBC, out of CBG-A. CBGV-A appears in the plant much more rarely, and forms similar cannabinoids, except they only have 3 carbon tails (c3), instead of the more common 5 carbon tail (c5). These 3 carbon tailed cannabinoids are referred to as ‘varins’, such that the … Continue reading THCV: The Sports Car of Cannabinoids

Here’s What Marijuana Does to Your Weight

The benefits of legalizing medical marijuana are many—but few would expect that reducing the probability of obesity would be one of them. RELATED: WHAT MARIJUANA DOES TO YOUR METABOLISM Researchers at San Diego State University and Cornell University found that states that legalize pot experience a “two percent to six percent decline in the probability of obesity.” The counterintuitive study was recently published in the … Continue reading Here’s What Marijuana Does to Your Weight

Mesothelioma Survivor Credits Cannabis Oil Treatment to His Recovery

Twelve months ago, doctors told Ruth Ashcraft it was time to look seriously into a palliative care or hospice facility for her husband, Andy, whose health had taken another turn for the worse. He already had surpassed the typical survival timefor a pleural mesothelioma patient, and his experimental, clinical trial drug had stopped working. He was struggling to breath and deteriorating steadily. They had just … Continue reading Mesothelioma Survivor Credits Cannabis Oil Treatment to His Recovery

Cannabinoid Education: What are Cannabinoids & how can they benefit patients?

Cannabinoid Education What are Cannabinoids & how can they benefit patients? CBD has been found to give the most medical benefits of all the components found in medical cannabis. CBD can also decrease the social isolation characteristics introduced by THC. CBD have low psychoactive characteristics associated to it ranging from 0.1 – 12 percent. Studies have show CBD’s particular medicinal values: Helps control certain cancers … Continue reading Cannabinoid Education: What are Cannabinoids & how can they benefit patients?

Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Share this Post For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state legislature are passing laws … Continue reading Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Medical Cannabis Strain Chart: Know what strain you need to fight which disease process… It’s not just for smoking anymore

New high-CBD varieties are constantly hitting the market, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all. To help you out, we’ve put together this handy list of all the CBD-rich strains in our database to help you see your options. Click the tile to navigate to the strain’s profile where you can learn more about its effects, medical benefits, and availability near … Continue reading Medical Cannabis Strain Chart: Know what strain you need to fight which disease process… It’s not just for smoking anymore