Light Deprivation and Cannabis: Jonathan Valdman of Forever Flowering Greenhouses Weighs In

CannaTech

In 2006, Jonathan founded Forever Flowering Greenhouses, FFG, in an effort to develop a commercial grade greenhouse company that could address the future needs of the cannabis industry with an emphasis on reducing carbon footprints and production costs.

Marijuana and Schizophrenia: Triggering or Treating?

Greencamp

Cannabis, or more precisely large quantities of THC, are known to trigger short-term anxiety and paranoia in some users, so it’s often suggested that people struggling with mental health issues should completely stay away from weed. One part of the medical community believes and fears that the most abundant active compound in most of the cannabis strains we use today, THC , is able to cause schizophrenia.

Using Cannabis for ALS: Benefits, Research and Best Strains

Greencamp

The first study I will reference is from 2006, conducted on mice. This is how the psychoactive intoxication with THC affects our brain, and this same pathway is activated for the many other medical benefits cannabis has to offer. High in THC.

Can cannabis help people suffering from autoimmune disorders?

The Marijuana Facts

For example, people living with psoriasis report that cannabinoid oil eases their pain and inflammation while a survey of fibromyalgia sufferers in Israel showed that Cannabis consumption significantly improves the quality of their sleep.

Report: “Key pharmacological differences between side effects of refined, pharmaceutical CBD formulations and whole plant extracts:”

Cannabis Law Report

However, there are indications from studies done with cannabidiol-rich cannabis extracts in Israel that indicate that less side effects (46%) are achieved with a natural cannabis plant extract containing a 20:1 ratio of CBD to THC. THC, for example, is a full agonist at GPR18. (38).