Some CBD products may yield cannabis-positive urine drug tests

Did you know that? 4 November 2019 | 0 Comments

A small study concludes that caution is warranted for users of ‘high CBD, low THC’ cannabis products.

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USDA Issues Hemp Regulations

Generic 30 October 2019 | 0 Comments

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued interim rules governing the commercial cultivation of hemp. The rules are still subject to a mandatory 60-day public comment period following their publication in the Federal Register. States the agency, “If a State or Indian Tribes wants to have primary regulatory authority over the production of hemp […]

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Potential therapy to treat detrimental effects of marijuana

Did you know that? 15 October 2019 | 0 Comments

A new study using a preclinical animal model suggests that prenatal exposure to THC, the psychoactive component of cannabis, makes the brain’s dopamine neurons (an integral component of the reward system) hyperactive and increases sensitivity to the behavioral effects of THC during pre-adolescence.

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Cannabis study reveals how CBD offsets the psychiatric side-effects of THC

Did you know that? 2 October 2019 | 0 Comments

Researchers have shown for the first time the molecular mechanisms at work that cause cannabidiol, or CBD, to block the psychiatric side-effects caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis.

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CDC Provides Update on Lung Illnesses Linked to Vape Cartridges

Generic 28 September 2019 | 0 Comments

Updated data provided today by the US Centers for Disease Control reports over 800 cases of acute respiratory distress linked to the use of portable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. According to the latest totals, “Among patients with data on substances used in e-cigarettes, or vaping products, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing product use was reported […]

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