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
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
Flow: A (Desirable) Side Effect of Medical Marijuana? A “side effect” is a secondary, unintended effect. The side effects of pharmaceutical drugs are notoriously scary, and often enough, fatal. Most anti-depressants, for example, come with the warning that, suicidal thoughts may be experienced, especially in the youth. Other common side effects of antidepressants include: nausea increased appetite and weight gain loss of sexual desire and … Continue reading Flow: A (Desirable) Side Effect of Medical Marijuana?