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In 2017, the National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine released a comprehensive report, “The Health Effects of Cannabis & Cannabinoids”, based on the research that had been done to date. Following that valuable report, we’ve been pr …

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Cannabielsoin (CBE) is one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. CBE was first mentioned in scientific literature in 1973 but with no information about the cannabinoid’s structure. Its structure was eventually established a …

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Cannabicyclol (CBL) is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found within the cannabis plant. It was discovered in 1964 by Korte and Sieper. Originally, they thought it resembled THC, and was thus aptly named THC III. In 1967 the cannabinoid was isolated, giv …

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In 2017, the National Academies of Science, Engineering & Medicine released a comprehensive report, “The Health Effects of Cannabis & Cannabinoids”, based on the research that had been done to date. Following that valuable report, we’ve been pr …

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Cannabinol (CBN) is one of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Unlike CBD or CBG, CBN has psychoactive properties (however, quite mild compared to those of THC.) It is a partial agonist for CB1 receptors, but more so for CB2 receptors. U …

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OVERVIEW Cannabis’ current regulation in the United States, as well as around the world, limits the vast research needed to educate the public about its advantages. These findings sought to provide medical evidence of cannabis’ benefits and risks in ca …

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The cannabinoid acids are the precursor cannabinoids that eventually produce the active, non-acidic cannabinoids (CBG, THC, CBD, etc.) When the cannabis plant is still growing, cannabinoids typically exist only in their acidic forms. Only after the dec …

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OVERVIEW Cannabis’ current regulation in the United States, as well as around the world, limits the vast research needed to educate the public about its advantages. These findings sought to provide medical evidence of cannabis’ benefits and risks in ca …

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Cannabichromene (CBC) was discovered in 1966 by Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and Y. Gaoni, and then almost simultaneously by Dr. Claussen and his team that same year. CBC is considered to be one of the most abundant naturally occurring cannabinoids in the can …

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OVERVIEW Cannabis’ current regulation in the United States, as well as around the world, limits the vast research needed to educate the public about its advantages. These findings sought to provide medical evidence of cannabis’ benefits and risks in ca …

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Cannabigerol (CBG) was discovered in 1964 and is one of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Most of the CBG produced by the plant eventually converts into other cannabinoids, like THC or CBD. Because of this, CBG is considered the “mothe …

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Cannabis Economy Digital Workshop Post-Show Report  The initial Cannabis Economy Digital Workshop took place July 30-31, 2019. Each day we had 15 straight hours of content resulting in 38 sessions from Science, Policy and Business leaders. Thank you to …

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Cannabinoid Report: THC 101 Many people can tell you that they’ve at least heard of THC, but most would struggle to thoroughly describe it. Indeed, THC is famous for a good reason: it is cannabis’s primary psychoactive component and was the first canna …

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Q2 Column Highlights:   Biography – Dr. Sharon Sznitman Everyone can learn from the sociological angle. But a sense of alienation makes it possible to discern more clearly how society shapes our personal lives. Instead of looking only at the possi …

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Q2 Podcast Highlights:   Episode 419 – Adam Bierman, MedMen There’s never been a more exciting time to be in the cannabis industry than 2019. And there won’t be a more exciting time to be in the cannabis industry than 2020 when we get there as wel …

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I’ve always been in favor of letting people live their own lives. In this case, we were able to not just talk about legalizing cannabis, but legalizing…

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Cannabis activism in the ‘90s [was] a different time and place. Cops arrested people constantly. The Department of Justice targeted people…

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Cannabis’ current regulation in the United States, as well as around the world, limits the vast research needed to educate the public about its advantages.

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