Category Archives: cannabinoids

THCV: Enhance Your High and Lose Weight

We all love THC for its power to help us sleep, deal with pain and or just simply relax after a long day. We also love THC for other reasons. For as long as artists and thinkers have existed, humans have all celebrated the “holy herb” for its power to inspire creativity, laughter, joy and […]

Why CBD Works Better With a Little THC (Even If You Don’t Want to Get High)

Way back in 2014, I wrote an article called Desperately Seeking CBD that profiled several families who either broke the law or moved clear across the country to access cannabidiol (CBD)—a non-intoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant that’s proven effective in treating pediatric seizure disorders that don’t respond to more conventional therapies. At the […]

Scientists Are Trying to Breed Cannabis Plants With Consistent Cannabinoid Levels

Agriculture technology companies are competing to develop new strains of cannabis plants that can produce consistent cannabinoid levels and thus offer consumers repeatable, predictable effects. The goal is far from new—and likely ancient. Only now, top plant scientists are working toward it in multi-million dollar labs for massive retail cannabis companies, instead of underground breeders […]

The Secret to Unlocking Full Cannabis Flavors and Effects—Boiling Points

This article is sponsored by NWT Holdings, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in the research, design, and manufacturing of cannabis vaporizer hardware including the Firefly. For decades, the main attraction in cannabis was its most famous psychoactive compound, THC. But the recent and rapid evolution of the cannabis industry has fueled a growing […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cannabinoids in Cannabis

The field of cannabis research is vast and diverse. From biochemical studies of the plant itself to physiological and chemical studies of its pharmacology to psychological and social research into its effects, researchers studying cannabis produce the knowledge at the foundation of industry innovation and public policy. Yet perhaps the most important research being done […]

How to Stimulate the Endocannabinoid System Without Cannabis

When people hear about all of the different health conditions that cannabis can help with, some might wonder how one herb can have so many powerful medical properties without any serious side effects. This question led researchers to discover a system of physiology working within all of us to constantly maintain homeostasis –or balance– at […]