The Potential Risks of Synthetic Cannabinoids

A new study looks at the effects of the synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018, found in Spice. The researchers reveal what makes this compound and other synthetic cannabinoids a risky alternative to natural cannabis. Cannabinoids: A Quick Primer Cannabinoids are compounds that interact with your body’s endocannabinoid system. Naturally occurring cannabinoids (known as endocannabinoids) and cannabinoid receptors … Read more

How Are CBD Products Made?

What is CBD? Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many cannabinoids produced by a cannabis or industrial hemp plant. Often confused or negatively associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD does not have the same psychoactive components as THC, which is the reason why it doesn’t make people feel the “high” that is often accompanied with THC. … Read more

The Best Temperature to Consume Medical Marijuana in 2019

There are many different approaches to burning dry herb, wax, and other concentrates with vaporizers. As it turns out, there is actually not a “perfect” temperature to vaporize weed or concentrate. There are actually over 70 known cannabinoids, 120 known terpenes, and 23 different flavonoids that all have unique chemical structures and provide unique properties … Read more

Epidiolex: Everything You Need to Know About the New CBD Drug

What does Epidiolex contain? Cannabidiol. What are the possible side effects of Epidiolex? Insomnia, infections, fatigue, sleepiness, reduction in appetite, diarrhea, rash, and increased liver enzymes leading to possible liver injury. What does Epidiolex treat? Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet Syndrome–two types of severe childhood epilepsy. How much will Epidiolex cost? $32,500 per year (without insurance). When … Read more