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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.

What Is Delta-8-THC and How Is It Different from Delta-9?

Delta-9 THC may be the most common cannabinoid, but it is certainly not alone. Learn more about its close cousin, Delta-8 THC.

Dissolvable Cannabinoids: A New Frontier in Cannabis Consumables

Dissolvable THC & CBD powder may solve many problems associated with traditional cannabis edibles from solubility to time of onset. Learn all about it here.

Cannabis and Schizophrenia: Do THC and CBD Affect It Differently?

Cannabis and schizophrenia have a complex relationship with the potential for both risks and benefits. Read about the effects of cannabis, specifically THC and CBD, on schizophrenia.

Study Shows Cannabis Protects the Liver From Alcohol Damage

Can cannabis protect the liver from alcoholic liver disease and cancer? Read all about the effects of cannabis on liver damage associated with alcohol.

How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Heart Rate?

Can consuming cannabis increase your risk of heart attack? Read all about the research on the effects of cannabis on your heart and cardiovascular system.

Why Cannabis and CBD Offer Hope for Future Autism Treatments

Emerging research is demonstrating how CBD-rich preparations of cannabis may help alleviate symptoms associated with autism (ASD).

‘Cellular Agriculture’ Could Be the Future of Cannabis

Cellular agriculture uses genetic modification to craft products with specific cannabinoids. It could be tailored to treat medical conditions and serve legal markets with reliable ingredients.

4 Fascinating Uses of Technology in the Cannabis Industry

Learn about four of the most compelling, impactful, and innovative uses of technology in the cannabis industry to-date, including virtual reality, 3D printing, and more.

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