Why and How Does Marijuana Work? Understanding Cannabinoids

Cannabis Cheri

Due to its psychoactive properties, THC gets all the hype, but it is only one of about 60 cannabinoids found in marijuana. Ingesting marijuana is just supplementing the cannabinoids that our body naturally produces. Cannabis is not the only plant that produces cannabinoids.

Medical Cannabis Consumption and “The Munchies”

Canna Care Docs

Medical Cannabis Consumption and “The Munchies”. It has been known that cannabinoids like THC and CBD have an influence on how we as humans consume food, often playing a role in either weight gain or weight loss.

Laughter – the overlooked benefit of cannabis use

Sensi Seeds

However, recent research on the cannabinoid and terpene profiles of different cannabis varieties mean we need to reassess what we thought we know about indicas and sativas being defined by their THC:CBD ratio. Consumption

Learn How to Recognize Synthetic CBD and Cannabis

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In a past article , we detailed just some of the dangers associated with synthetic cannabinoids passed off as cannabis. With health risks on the rise, consumers are being warned about the dangers of synthetic cannabis/cannabinoids as well as what is being passed off as CBD.

Could Chamomile and Cannabis Oil Kill Cancer Cells?

United Patients Group

Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. The researchers found that when cannabinoid receptors in the body are stimulated, programmed cell death occurs in cancerous cells.

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How Can I Lower My Cannabis Tolerance?

Leaf Science

These breaks are intended to let your body adjust to a lower level of cannabinoids. Another way to combat tolerance without taking a break is to switch your methods of consumption. Cannabinoids Featured Health Marijuana 101

Could Chamomile and Cannabis Oil Kill Cancer Cells?

United Patients Group

Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. The researchers found that when cannabinoid receptors in the body are stimulated, programmed cell death occurs in cancerous cells.

Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

United Patients Group

With mindful consumption, people who use cannabis lead happier and more successful lives. Did you know cannabinoids stimulate new brain cell growth? During the study, mice were administered high doses of cannabinoids. Raw cannabis provides the body with cannabinoid acids.

Chamomile and Cannabis Oil for Cancer

United Patients Group

Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. Scientific evidence shows that when cannabinoids enter the body, they cause cancerous cells to commit suicide ( apoptosis ) without harming healthy cells. A 2007 Harvard study published in the American Association for Cancer Research found that the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC ) cuts the growth of tumors in half.

The Biggest and Best CBD Strains Money Can Buy

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THC being the psychoactive cannabinoid responsible for delivering that uplifting ‘high’ that’s synonymous with cannabis consumption. At the risk of generalising, most cannabis users are all about tetrahydrocannabinol.

Chamomile and Cannabis Oil for Cancer

United Patients Group

Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. Scientific evidence shows that when cannabinoids enter the body, they cause cancerous cells to commit suicide ( apoptosis ) without harming healthy cells. A 2007 Harvard study published in the American Association for Cancer Research found that the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC ) cuts the growth of tumors in half.

Chamomile and Cannabis Oil for Cancer

United Patients Group

Researchers found that thirty years of consumption of chamomile significantly reduced the risk of thyroid cancer and benign thyroid disease by 80%. Scientific evidence shows that when cannabinoids enter the body, they cause cancerous cells to commit suicide ( apoptosis ) without harming healthy cells. A 2007 Harvard study published in the American Association for Cancer Research found that the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol (aka THC ) cuts the growth of tumors in half.

Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

United Patients Group

With mindful consumption, people who use cannabis lead happier and more successful lives. Did you know cannabinoids stimulate new brain cell growth? During the study, mice were administered high doses of cannabinoids. Raw cannabis provides the body with cannabinoid acids.

Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

United Patients Group

With mindful consumption, people who use cannabis lead happier and more successful lives. Did you know cannabinoids stimulate new brain cell growth? During the study, mice were administered high doses of cannabinoids. Raw cannabis provides the body with cannabinoid acids.

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

Cannabis Cheri

So, not only can the cannabinoids in cannabis reduce the plaque that is the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, it can also cause the formation of new nerve cells to mitigate the loss of cells and reduce anxiety and depression which is one of the most common psychiatric problems of the elderly. Pin This!

What’s the deal with cannabis capsules?

Weedistry

If I know I am going to be in a situation where consuming cannabis through vaping or combustion is not going to an option, and since I don’t necessarily like the taste of edibles sometimes, I would go for decarboxylized (a process that converts the non-psychoactive THC-A cannabinoid to intoxicating THC) cannabis pills,” he suggests. Medical cannabinoids Cannabis cannabis capsules Cannabis Oil Medical Cannabis

Associated Press: Many Commercially Marketed CBD Products Tainted With Psychoactive Adulterants

NORML

The AP reported that ten of the 30 products analyzed tested positive for the presence of synthetic cannabinoids typically identified in illicit products such as ‘Spice,’ ‘K2,’ and other controlled substances.

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Is Vaping Cannabis Safe? What You Need to Know.

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Cannabis concentrates are produced by extracting cannabinoids and terpenes from cannabis plant matter. Extraction methods vary and some involve the use of carcinogenic compounds (solvents such as butane), all of which are supposed to be removed before the concentrates are sold for consumption.

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Terpene Spotlight: Caryophyllene

FloridaMarijuana.net

In “ The Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential” written by Franjo Grotenhermen and Ethan Russo, the authors cite the 1964 discovery of THC by Gaoni and Mechoulam. Caryophyllene binds to cannabinoid receptors- the only terpene believed to do this. Cannabinoid Receptors , referred to as CB1 and CB2, are an essential part of the human body’s endocannabinoid system.

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

NORML

While initial cases of the phenomenon were associated with consumption of cannabinoid oil products via the use of unregulated vapor cartridges , the CDC reports that some cases have also been linked to the use of nicotine only. ” While there exists only limited data assessing the safety of vaporized cannabinoid oil products, scientists have conducted multiple investigations of the use of technologically advanced (non-disposable) vaporization devices on cannabis plant material.

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What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

Cannabis Cheri

The shelf life of a product is defined as: “the length of time for which an item remains usable, fit for consumption, or saleable.”. How long will that bottle of CBD oil actually last before it’s no longer “fit for consumption?”.

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THC Provides More Symptom Relief Than CBD, According To New Study

MassRoots

government and people who are uncomfortable with the high that is produced by the main psychoactive cannabinoid occurring in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), have accepted CBD with open arms in recent years by adding it to coffee, skincare regimens, and personal lubricant.

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Insomnia is Treated Effectively with Medical Marijuana

FloridaMarijuana.net

Psychology Today (PT) recognizes that the effects of medical cannabis are caused by the action of chemicals known as cannabinoids that activate cannabinoid receptors in the central nervous system. The primary cannabinoids responsible for the characteristic psychological effects of marijuana are THC (Tetrahydocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol). Cannabinoid Receptors , referred to as CB1 and CB2, are an essential part of the human body’s endocannabinoid system.

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CBD Science Update

Project CBD

The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

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Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat Neuropathy

FloridaMarijuana.net

Exposure to toxins may damage nerves and cause peripheral neuropathy: medication toxicity, environmental or industrial toxins and heavy alcohol consumption. The endocannabinoid system consists of cannabinoid receptors all over the body. The compounds THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) found in cannabis signal the same cannabinoid receptors as anandamide. Neuropathy, or nerve damage, effects over 30 million Americans.

Terpene Spotlight: Bisabolol

FloridaMarijuana.net

The beneficial parts of the Cannabis plant go beyond THC and CBD cannabinoids. Cannabinoids and terpenes influence activity of one another , resulting in strain-specific characteristics, effects and responses. The European Journal of Pharmacology stated that this effect “ may represent a novel route for molecular regulation of endogenous cannabinoid activity.” It is likely because of bisabolol that patients report feeling relaxed and calm after ingestion and consumption.

Geocann Launches Patent-Protected Cannabis Formulations for Rapid Uptake Edible and Beverage Products

Canna Newswire

Industry-leading solution provider addresses the need to formulate cannabinoids with fast-acting and predictable onset, offering leading brands the ability to deliver the safest and most efficacious food and beverage products to cannabis consumers.

Terpene Spotlight: Phytol

FloridaMarijuana.net

THC and CBD are two popular cannabinoids, and have been used medicinally for centuries. When terpenes and cannabinoids interact together, there is a heightened efficacy for medical marijuana patients. Patients should speak with their certified medical marijuana physician to determine which strains and methods of consumption are most appropriate for their medical conditions.

Cannabis-Infused Products and Edibles Target Wellness Market

Cannabis Cheri

Studies show that there are more than 100 different cannabinoids and active compounds in the plant. Most of the new infused edibles contain one or both primary cannabinoids that have proven health benefits: cannabidiol (CBD) and tetra-hydrocannabinol (THC).

CBD Science Update

Project CBD

The 29th annual International Cannabinoid Research Society ( ICRS ) symposium, which convened last month in Bethesda, Maryland, featured new developments in CBD science that have far-reaching implications for many areas of medicine.

How to Talk to Your Parents (or Grandparents) About Medical Marijuana

Cannabis Cheri

An excellent booklet, Emerging Clinical Applications For Cannabis & Cannabinoids , can be dowloaded for free at norml.org. I do not believe edibles are a good idea for first-time consumption. Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC.

Terpene Spotlight: Bergamotene

FloridaMarijuana.net

As researchers dive into the depths of the cannabinoid system it is becoming clear that cannabis terpenes are just as vital to a plant’s efficacy as are THC and CBD. Watson and published in Marijuana and the Cannabinoids (2007; edited by Mahmoud A. The European Journal of Pharmacology stated that this effect “may represent a novel route for molecular regulation of endogenous cannabinoid activity.”

Geocann Introduces Patent-Protected VESIsorb® Formulated Cannabis Products to the Global Marketplace

Canna Newswire

Geocann’s mission is to deliver safe and effective cannabinoid products that offer an extraordinary range of health benefits by building upon a legacy of pioneering science-backed natural ingredients formulated with innovative delivery system technologies,” Jesse Lopez, CEO and founder, said.

Terpene Spotlight: Myrcene

FloridaMarijuana.net

The European Journal of Pharmacology stated that this effect “ may represent a novel route for molecular regulation of endogenous cannabinoid activity.” When terpenes and cannabinoids interact together, there is a heightened efficacy for medical marijuana patients. Patients should speak with their certified medical marijuana physician to determine which strains and methods of consumption are most appropriate for their medical conditions.

Terpene Spotlight: Humulene

FloridaMarijuana.net

THC and CBD are two popular cannabinoids, and have been used medicinally for centuries. When terpenes and cannabinoids interact together, there is a heightened efficacy for medical marijuana patients. Patients should speak with their certified medical marijuana physician to determine which strains and methods of consumption are most appropriate for their medical conditions.

What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

Cannabis Cheri

The shelf life of a product is defined as: “the length of time for which an item remains usable, fit for consumption, or saleable.”. How long will that bottle of CBD oil actually last before it’s no longer “fit for consumption?”.

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Cannabis as Medicine: 101

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It was the works of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and his team of scientists that led to important discoveries of endogenous and exogenous cannabinoids and their interactions with receptors in the human body and brain referred to as the Endocannabinoid system (ECS).