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Get Ready for Leafly’s Cannabinoid Week

Published on March 17, 2017 · Last updated July 28, 2020
Get Ready for Leafly's Cannabinoid Week

Cannabis produces an array of plant cannabinoids (phytocannabinoids), many of which have interesting psychoactive or medicinal properties (or both). THC and CBD are the two most famous and abundant plant cannabinoids and we still have much to learn about all their effects, including interactive effects that result in the so-called “entourage effect.” In addition, there are many other cannabinoids that may have useful medical and perhaps even recreational properties.

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Starting on Monday, March 20, Leafly will produce a week’s worth of content focused on plant cannabinoids, similar to what we did for CBD Week and ECS Week. This time, we’ll focus on how major plant cannabinoids like THC and CBD interact, both with each other and with prescription medications. We’ll also explore some of the lesser-known plant cannabinoids and what we know (or don’t know) about them.

Keep an eye out for this content Monday-Friday next week on Leafly News. We’ll dive into topics such as:

Check back here on Friday, March 24 for a complete list of links to the articles in this series, and look for and click on the “Cannabinoid Week” tag at the bottom of articles to access the entire collection.

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Nick Jikomes, PhD
Nick Jikomes, PhD
Nick is Leafly's Director of Science & Innovation and holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Harvard University and a B.S. in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the host of a popular science podcast, Mind & Matter: You can follow him on Twitter: @trikomes
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