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This newly discovered cannabis compound is possibly 30 times more powerful than THC

Researchers identified a phytocannabinoid in Cannabis sativa that they say could be 30 times more powerful than THC, at least in their lab results. The scientists from Italy's University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and their colleagues found that in their in vitro tests, tetrahydrocannabiphorol (THCP) showed an attraction to the nervous system's cannabinoid (CB1) ...

Illicit THC dealers are raking in the bucks on Instagram: Report

Not so dank, dudes. NBC News reports that “countless purveyors of illicit THC products” are selling illegal cannabis or fake cannabis products in plain sight on Instagram, Facebook, and other social media platforms.

“They are facilitating a public health crisis,” said Timothy Mackey, a professor at the University of California San ...

Sunset magazine suggests dosing your family with cannabis gravy at Thanksgiving

Talk about being irresponsible, Sunset posted an article that suggests serving a "THC-laced turkey gravy" as a way to avoid, or smooth over, uncomfortable conversations with your family at the Thanksgiving table.

Thanksgiving is one of the best days of the year, filled with an overflowing table of food, football, and quality family time. It’s ...

Louisiana coroner ‘definitely did some research’ before declaring first known THC overdose

Suspension of disbelief is real, yo.

WPXI:

“I’m thinking this lady must have vaped this THC oil and got a high level in her system and (it) made her stop breathing, like a respiratory failure,” Montegut, who has served as coroner since 1988, told The Advocate.

However, experts are doubtful. There are no reports of teens or ...

Oreo maker Mondelez considers CBD-infused cookies and cannabis snacks

CBD-infused snacks could soon join the product line that includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, and ****** Butter cookies.

Mondelez, the company that makes Oreo cookies, is reportedly considering adding the cannabis compound CBD to some of its cookies and snacks. CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it's a calming/anti inflammatory component of (some but not all) ...

Study says cannabis-related hospital visits are on the rise in Colorado

03.28.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Researchers at the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital say that there have been 9,973 cannabis-related emergency room visits at their hospital between 2012 and 2016. They add that this means hospital trips related to cannabis use have tripled.&#... ...

Brewers yeast genetically modified to produce THC and CBD

Science will open the floodgates on cheap, reliable high-volume production of THC and CBD. Yeast's rapid growth and ease of culturing will likely enable new stronger-better-faster variants of both.

UC Berkeley College of Chemistry:

UC Berkeley synthetic biologists have engineered brewer’s yeast to produce marijuana’s main ingredients—mind-altering THC and non-psychoactive CBD—as well as novel cannabinoids not ...