PSA: Suffering From Low THC?
Educational parody on pharmaceutical commercials. Enjoy!
Negating The Side Effects Of Marijuana: European Scientists Isolate Tumor-Shrinking Component In THC
In the battle to unlock the full medical potential of marijuana, the greatest argument against the drug is that its main psychoactive components produce unwanted side effects in tandem with its health benefits. But now researchers from Europe have isolated the tumor-shrinking pathways within cannabis, and are putting them to
Leafly Cannabis 101: Introduction to Cannabinoids; THC & CBD
In this week’s episode of Leafly’s Cannabis 101 we introduce you to cannabinoids, the chemical compounds found in cannabis that offer an array of effects and therapeutic benefits. This video gives you a quick breakdown of two of the most common cannabinoids, THC and CBD. However, cannabis contains a wide
New Study: THC May Help to Prevent Transplant Rejection
According to results of an animal study published in Journal of Leukocyte Biology in June 2015, the cannabinoid delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be a safe and effective alternative or add-on therapy in the prevention of organ and tissue transplant rejection. What is Organ Transplantation? When a person’s organs or tissues begin to fail as a
THC: STRONG MEDICINE PLUS EUPHORIA
Here is another excellent teaching article by one of my favorite cannabis experts/authors – Gooey Rabinski The ability of cannabis to deliver euphoria and medical therapy to users is based on the activity of cannabinoids, specialized molecules that mimic similar chemicals in the human body and fit into special receptors within
THC Inhibits Melanoma Tumor Growth According to Recent Study
Differential role of cannabinoids in the pathogenesis of skin cancer. Glodde N1, Jakobs M1, Bald T1, Tüting T1, Gaffal E2. Author information Abstract AIM: Cannabinoids (CB) like ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can induce cancer cell apoptosis and inhibit angiogenesis. However, the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of malignant diseases is discussed
Republicans Rally to Legalize Low-THC Cannabis Everywhere
Rep. Paul Ryan joins GOP-led effort that would legalize hemp, low-THC cannabis. A majority of states now allow residents to use compounds from low-THC cannabis as medicine, but growing the plants remains a federal crime and in some states parents of epileptic children risk losing them by using the non-intoxicating
Pro Marijuana Movement Exhales Deeply as DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg Resigns
NEWSWIRE: This morning started off with a buzz that’s quite pleasing, to say the least. No, it’s not the announcement of a new strain. It’s an announcement about regime change. A much welcomed change. Newsfeeds are buzzing with the headline: Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave
CBD & Terpenes: The Entourage Effect
Cannabis is truly one of the most amazing plants on Earth. As the female’s flowering phase progresses, she becomes a virtual chemical factory, producing hundreds of various cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and terpenoids. Science is only beginning to understand the role these individual chemical compounds play when ingested in the human
Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?
We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not