Medical Marijuana Facts
Introduction The medical cannabis industry is booming. As more and...
More and more states are considering and passing adult-use marijuana regulations, which give all adults over the age of 21 legal access to a variety of cannabis products for recreational use.
There’s a physiologic system found in all vertebrates – and sea quirts and nematodes – named after cannabis: the endocannabinoid system.
Many of us may be under the impression that the term “THC” automatically signifies the substance in cannabis that will “get you high.” It is true that of the hundreds of compounds in the cannabis plant, certain forms of Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, produce that well-known psychoactive effect. However, as we shall see, there is a lot more to THC than meets the eye.
Last week on the blog, we noted that there are 480 identified chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, and we told you about one class of compounds that make cannabis an effective medicine: cannabinoids.
Did you know that there are 480 chemical compounds in...