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What Is The Endocannabinoid System?

During the 1990’s a group of scientists in Israel discovered a complex and widespread system of neuro-transmitters in the human body. They noticed t...

THC & CBD - A Formidable Tag Team in the Fight Against Disease

THC and CBD are easily cannabis’s most well known compounds - by now most people who have considered using cannabis as a medicine are aware of the e...

CBGA - The Precursor To All Cannabinoids

CBG-A, or Cannabigerolic Acid is the primordial phyto-cannabinoid. It is the compound in cannabis from which all the plant’s other naturally occurri...

Benefits Of Whole Plant Medicine - Why Using The Full Spectrum Of Cannabis Compounds Is Medically Valuable.

While certain ailments may benefit from narrow spectrum formulations of cannabis and its constituent parts, most illnesses that currently allow cannab...

The Clinical Progression Of Medicinal Cannabis Treatment

Background When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, marijuana was designated as a schedule I drug. Drugs in this ...

Happiness Gene Found in THC

Japanese scientists have discovered that a component of THC can be found within human genetics. A polymorph of the CB1 genotype in the human cannab...

A Vermont Medical School Becomes the First to Offer a Medical Marijuana Course

The University of Vermont  (UVM) garnered national media attention this month when it became one of the nation’s first medical schools to offer an ...

Could Legalized Cannabis be Reducing Obesity?

Could legalized marijuana help stave off America’s obesity epidemic? Contrary to popular belief, new research indicates that this may be the case. ...

What 23andMe's FDA Approval Means for Medical Marijuana

Personal genetics company 23andMe is back in the business of direct-to-consumer health testing kits, after a two-year hiatus of its core business at t...