Major and Minor Cannabinoids – Which Ones Do You Need to Know by Name?

How well do you know your cannabinoids? Most people are familiar with the two main cannabinoids – THC and CBD. However, cannabis is a complex plant with complex chemistry. As we continue to research these compounds, we begin to uncover the very nature of the experience we obtain from ingesting…

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Regulating Cannabinoids One At A Time: Scientific Approach or Delay Tactic?

Here is the good news when it comes to issue of regulating cannabinoids. Last month, the European Commission added Cannabigerol (CBG) to the Cosing List—namely the regional database of allowable ingredients in cosmetics. This after adding natural CBD as an approved substance the month before. The process of regulating cannabinoids…

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Manipulating Nature – Why Big Pharma Loves the Power of Synthetic Cannabinoids

When you read “Big pharma” and “Cannabinoids” in one sentence, one thing is sure: cannabis is on the move again to solve serious medical issues. Big pharma will only focus and work with a compound they view as valuable and deploy all mechanisms in their Arsenal to ensure maximum utilization…

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What Comes after CBD? – The Next Big Cannabinoids to Go Mainstream are Here!

For many years the focus of a lot of people about cannabis was just the plant itself. However, as research blossomed in the marijuana sector, more and more people started to learn about the chemical components in cannabis called cannabinoids. CBD (arguably the most popular cannabis component) has gone from…

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Study Shows Cannabinoids May Help With Pathological Tremors

A new study from the Department of Neuroscience at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen, published in Nature Neuroscience and titled “Spinal astroglial cannabinoid receptors control pathological tremor,” shows how cannabis could help those who suffer from pathological tremors.  According to the study, cannabinoids…

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Cannabinoids and Neuropathic Pain Relief – How Cannabis Works on Neuropathy

Cannabinoids and Neuropathic Pain Relief Pain is not a comfortable feeling to live with. Unfortunately, some people always are in some form of pain. Pain doesn’t appear out of nowhere. It is typically caused by an illness or injury, but sometimes, there is chronic pain. When pain lasts longer than…

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Could Glycine Receptors be the Pathway for Cannabinoids to Relieve Pain?

Could Glycine Receptors be the Pathway for Cannabinoids to Relieve Pain? Glycine receptors (GLyRs) have been discovered in the mid- ‘50s by scientists, but they had a hard time identifying therapeutic agents targeting these receptors. In the process of finding therapeutic ways to treat specific chronic pain and pain-related disorders,…

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What are THCP and CBDP – Two New Cannabinoids That Were Just Discovered

Study reveals two new cannabinoids: THCP and CBDP Every day, it seems like we’re on the verge of new and exciting discoveries in the cannabis world. From flavonoids’ powerful analgesic properties to the huge strides being made in legislation, although the industry has come a long way in terms of…

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How Do You Actually Ferment Cannabinoids (THC and CBD) From Yeast

Fermenting Cannabinoids with Yeast and its potential implication At first, when I read that chemists were making THC and CBD from yeast I thought to myself, “This must be bullshit!” Turns out, I was wrong. Jay Keasling, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, managed to do just that. The…

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