Tag: cannabinoids

  • All You Need To Know About Decarboxylation

  • Dr. Bob Melamede – Evolution and the ECS

    Dr. Bob Melamede speaks at Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo – Evolution and the Endocannabinoid System  Dr Bob Melamede is the retired Chairman of the Biology department, University of Colorado Colorado Springs. He is also the retired Founder, President, and CEO of Cannabis Science. Some of his other achievements include: Scientific advisor Phoenix Tears Foundation, […]

  • Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System.

    The Evolution of Metabolism, Homeostasis and the Endocannabinoid Signaling System. David B. Allen M.D. Homeostasis is a term that is used to describe both the survival of organisms in an ecosystem and the successful survival of cells inside of an organism. Organisms and cell populations can maintain homeostasis in an environment when they have a […]

  • CBD Protective Against Ebola Virus

    By David Allen M.D. There is good scientific evidence that cannabinoids, and in particular Cannabidiol (CBD), may offer control of the immune system and in turn provide protection from viral infections (4). Cannabis has already been recognized to inhibit fungus and bacteria and can be considered a new class of antimicrobial because of the different […]

  • How to Make the Most of a Vaporizer

    In my previous blog I outlined some of the key reasons why medical cannabis patients may choose to use a vaporizer to compliment their edible cannabis regime. In this article I will give an overview of the Volcano Medic vaporizer and offer an important tip that vaporizer users should know. The Volcano Medic vaporizer, the […]

  • How Black Pepper relieves Cannabis Anxiety

    By Owen Smith While working at the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club I was able to teach some of the members about Black Pepper. While benefiting from the medicinal effects of THC, these patients suffered from bouts with anxiety while medicating. Most patients who have tried this simply took a few sniffs of the black pepper to receive an […]

  • Canna-Dunces: Suppression of Cannabis Science

    Suppressing Scientific Study of Cannabis is an admission of Ulterior Motives. There has been a virtual ban on scientific research on marijuana since the La Guardia Committee report came out in 1944. New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, commissioned a scientific study of the effects of Marijuana during 1939-1944. In this study Mayor La Guardia […]

  • Ignorance Is Not Bliss!

    A Survey of American Medical School’s Acceptance of the Science of the ECS (Endocannabinoid System) Introduction The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is the single most important scientific medical discovery since the recognition of sterile surgical technique. As our knowledge expands, we are coming to realize that the ECS is a master control system […]

  • Synchronicity in Whole Plant Medicine

    By Owen Smith Abbreviations: D9-THC, D9-tetrahydrocannabinol; D8-THC, D8-tetrahydrocannabinol; CBN, cannabinol; CBD, cannabidiol; D9-THCV, D9-tetrahydrocannabivarin; CBC, cannabichromene; CBG, cannabigerol; D9-THCA, D9-tetrahydrocannabinolic acid; CBDA, cannabidiolic acid; TRPV1, transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1; PPARg, peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor g; ROS, reactive oxygen species; 5-HT1A, 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor subtype 1A; FAAH, fatty acid amide hydrolase.(+), direct or indirect activation; “, […]

  • CBC of C Product Testing

    CBC of C Product Testing By Owen Smith In the last article, I touched on some of the science that we at the CBCoC have used to improve our edible and topical products. This would not have been possible without help from Dr. Paul Hornby. He is equipped with a high-tech, high-pressure liquid chromatographer. We […]