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New Player Cantourage Challenges Canopy Growth on Dronabinol Cannabis Monopoly in Europe

New Player Cantourage Challenges Canopy Growth on Dronabinol Cannabis Monopoly in Europe

Seasoned founders break therapy monopoly in Europe as initial step of their cannabis think tank BERLIN, April 27, 2020 /CNW/ — Since 15 April 2020, German pharmacies have been able to purchase the active ingredient dronabinol (also known as…

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Testing Results for LED Cannabis Growing Lights

Testing Results for LED Cannabis Growing Lights

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Affinor Growers Inc. (“AFI” or the “Company”) (CSE:AFI, OTC:RSSFF, Frankfurt:1AF) issues a message from its CEO and announces the testing results of its first grow trial using the…

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Overbaked: assessing and predicting acute adverse reactions to Cannabis

Overbaked: assessing and predicting acute adverse reactions to Cannabis

Synopsis only, full paper available HERE Abstract Background: Trends toward legalizing cannabis may increase experimentation with the drug among less experienced users with limited knowledge of possible adverse reactions. This study explores the prevalence, frequency,…

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Cannabis sativa: The Plant of the Thousand and One Molecules

Cannabis sativa: The Plant of the Thousand and One Molecules

Front Plant Sci. 2016; 7: 19.Published online 2016 Feb 4. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00019PMCID: PMC4740396PMID: 26870049 Christelle M. Andre,*Jean-Francois Hausman, and Gea Guerriero Abstract and Introduction only, full article is available HERE Abstract Cannabis sativa L. is an important herbaceous species originating from…

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Prevalence and forms of cannabis use in legal vs. illegal recreational cannabis markets.

Prevalence and forms of cannabis use in legal vs. illegal recreational cannabis markets.

Int J Drug Policy. 2020 Jan 9;76:102658. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.102658. [Epub ahead of print] Goodman S1, Wadsworth E2, Leos-Toro C3, Hammond D4; International Cannabis Policy Study team5. Abstract BACKGROUND: Recreational or ‘non-medical cannabis’ has been legalized in several US states, and…

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Cannabis Enthusiasts’ Knowledge of Medical Treatment Effectiveness and Increased Risks From Cannabis Use.

Cannabis Enthusiasts’ Knowledge of Medical Treatment Effectiveness and Increased Risks From Cannabis Use.

Am J Health Promot. 2020 Jan 9:890117119899218. doi: 10.1177/0890117119899218. Kruger DJ1,2, Kruger JS2, Collins RL Abstract PURPOSE: To compare cannabis enthusiasts’ knowledge about cannabis risks and effectiveness in treating medical conditions with existing empirical evidence. DESIGN: A brief…

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A novel phytocannabinoid isolated from Cannabis sativa L. with an in vivo cannabimimetic activity higher than Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol: Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabiphorol

A novel phytocannabinoid isolated from Cannabis sativa L. with an in vivo cannabimimetic activity higher than Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol: Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabiphorol

An Italian University Study from the University of Modena (and other contributors listed below), published in Nature.com , has found two phytocannabinoids, cannabidiphorol (CDBP) and Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabiphorol( THCP) that show a considerably higher affinity for CB1…

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Beyond THC and CBD: Opportunities for Creating Pharmaceutical Targets

Beyond THC and CBD: Opportunities for Creating Pharmaceutical Targets

Source Cannabis Science and Technology Authors Frank W. Foss Jr. Kevin A. Schug Abstract / Synopsis:  Taking a look back, we can see that the modern pharmaceutical industry evolved from more crude preparations and administration…

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The origins of cannabis smoking: Chemical residue evidence from the first millennium BCE in the Pamirs

The origins of cannabis smoking: Chemical residue evidence from the first millennium BCE in the Pamirs

This article is shortened for brevity. Full text available HERE Authors:  Meng Ren 1 , 2 , Zihua Tang 3 , Xinhua Wu 4 , Robert Spengler 5 , Hongen Jiang 2 , Yimin Yang 2 , 5 , * , Nicole Boivin 5 Abstract Chemical analysis reveals early ritual cannabis smoking in the eastern Pamirs by 2500 years ago.…

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WHAT IS THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT?

WHAT IS THE ENTOURAGE EFFECT?

Source Tantalus Labs Peanut butter and jelly, Kraft and dinner, maple and syrup – some things just work better together. When it comes to cannabis, there is a popular school of thought that interactions between…