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To Make Dank Beer, Brewers Forced to Get Creative

CBD extracts are illegal for now, but terpenes toast similarities among cannabis and beer as the craft industry thirsts for new consumers—and eventually THC brews.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A Physician’s Perspective on Optimal Cannabis Dosing

Dosage is the key factor in achieving the most benefits and least adverse effects of cannabis. A basic understanding of the key characteristics of cannabis dosing can empower you to make the most of this incredibly versatile, safe, and effective herb.

How to Stimulate the Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

Beyond cannabis, certain foods and activities can also help the endocannabinoid system function optimally, improve your health, and enhance the effectiveness of medical cannabis.

A Parent’s Guide to Pediatric Seizures and Cannabinoid Medicine

You’ve read the research. You’ve talked with other parents. And you’ve decided to try cannabis for pediatric epilepsy. What is the best way to set up a dosing regimen for your child that will be most effective?

Indiana Poised to Legalize CBD Sales for All

The Indiana Senate voted 35-13 on Monday to allow cannabidiol to be sold without restriction. The Indiana House previously approved similar legislation.

What Are the Risks and Benefits of Treating Pediatric Seizures With Cannabinoid Medicine?

This guide helps parents exploring whether to treat their child's pediatric seizures with medical cannabis understand the risks, potential benefits, current scientific studies, and more.

What Is CBC and What Are the Benefits of This Cannabinoid?

Learn more about cannabichromine, or CBC, a cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant that's showing promise in the lab for a myriad of conditions.

Could Synthetic Cannabinoids Topple Australia’s Cannabis Market?

Synthetic cannabinoids, produced in a laboratory, threaten to make traditional growing methods a thing of the past.

These Cannabis Strains All Have Unique Cannabinoids

Although THC and CBD are popular cannabinoids, there are a handful of cannabis strains that contain higher than average levels of esoteric cannabinoids like CBG, CBN, and CBC.

List of Major Cannabinoids in Cannabis and Their Effects

Cannabis produces a variety compounds known as cannabinoids. Here we list the major ones, such as THC and CBD, and some of their potential effects.

Predicting Cannabis Strain Effects From THC and CBD Levels

Learn how you can potentially predict how a cannabis strain will affect you from the THC and CBD levels and the ratio of cannabinoids in the product.

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