There are a myriad of medical benefits to cannabis, and with its growing legalization, scientists are conducting more studies in an effort to fully explore everything the plant has to offer. One aspect of cannabis that currently interests researchers is its ability to treat melanoma and other forms of cancer by inducing cell death. What is Melanoma? Melanoma is a specific … [Read more...] about Has Melanoma met its Match?
Photo credit News Desk Edibles are becoming more popular as more states across the U.S. start to legalize cannabis. In fact, research from the industry data company, ArcView group, shows that the edibles market will hit $4.1 billion by 2022. Popular edibles include caramels, chocolates, taffy, and mints. But consumers seem to prefer gummies most, according to BDSA, which … [Read more...] about Tasty Cannabinoids: the Science of Edibles
It’s living inside us all, humans and animals. From vertebrates to invertebrates, the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a part of everyone. But what exactly does it do in our bodies, and how does it affect them? ECS Explained The ECS is a cell-signaling system that is responsible for regulating immune responses, communication between cells, appetite, and many … [Read more...] about The Endocannabinoid System is Present in us all
Cannabis consumers who are not feeling the full effects of the plant may find it is time to reset their tolerance levels. Users can take breaks from ingesting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in order to combat diminished effects, lower their tolerance levels and achieve their desired high. The Brain Chemistry THC is the psychoactive compound in cannabis that’s … [Read more...] about Need a Tolerance Break From Cannabis? Why and How it Works
Users can smoke cannabis, and eat it too. But it must be decarboxylated for it to produce any noticeable effects. What is Decarboxylation? Decarboxylation, aka decarbing, is heating up cannabis to activate many of its compounds. Activating the cannabinoids, like THC, will help users get the most out of their highs. Heat is the quickest way to activate … [Read more...] about Decarboxylation and Why It’s So Important