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Induction Heating Comes to Cannabis Vaporizers

Induction heating arrives in the cannabis space with the new Switch vaporizer from Dr. Dabber. Learn how this technology works here.

The Latest in Medical Cannabis Research: Summer 2018

Trying to keep track of all the advances in cannabis research? Here are some brief summaries from some of the biggest headlines of the summer.

Is FDA-Approved Cannabidiol a Blessing or Curse?

As the marijuana molecule cannabidiol nears FDA-approval, parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.

Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why

Learn about the potential of cannabis to help limit further damage to individuals who have experienced trauma or injury to the brain.

THC Tolerance: Here’s Why T-Breaks Work So Quickly

Learn about how THC tolerance develops and why your tolerance to cannabis recovers quickly once you take a break.

Study: Legalization Reduces Crime in Border Towns

Recent data shows that violent crime rates are reduced in border towns that have legalized cannabis. Read more about the study here.

What Is Linalool and What Are the Effects of This Cannabis Terpene?

Linalool is an aromatic terpene with the potential of enhancing the medicinal effects of cannabis. Learn all about linalool and its therapeutic benefits.

Cognitive Effects of Cannabis on Youths Are Short-Lived, Meta-Analysis Finds

“Results indicate that previous studies of cannabis in youth may have overstated the magnitude and persistence of cognitive deficits associated with use.”

What Is the GPR55 Receptor and Why Is It Important in CBD’s Benefits?

G-protein coupled receptor 55, or GPR55, is a receptor that may extend CBD’s health benefits, including preventing seizures and fighting cancer. Learn more about it here.

How Cannabis Enhances the Effects of Opioids

Research shows that cannabis may enhance the effects of opioids to relieve pain. Read more about how cannabinoid receptors, like CB1, are important to the effects of opioids.

How Cannabis Relieves Different Types of Pain

Different types of pain require different types of treatment for relief. Learn more about the research behind the use of cannabinoids like THC and CBD to relieve pain.

THCA and CBDA Crystalline: Cannabinoids at Their Purest

THCA and CBDA crystalline cannabinoids are considered to be some of the purest forms of cannabis concentrates. Learn more about these potent extracts here.

The Latest in Cannabis Research: Spring 2018

Trying to keep track of all the advances in medical cannabis research? Here are some brief summaries of some of the biggest headlines over the last few months.

What’s in a Strain Name? A Lot, Actually—but Only if It’s Accurate

A new study finds that lab standardization could give consumers a clearer picture of what they’re buying.

Consuming Cannabis During Pregnancy: Here’s What the Science Says

Too many doctors won't discuss the issue, leaving women to research it on their own. Here's a good place to start.

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