New study shows cannabis terpenes boost signaling at the CB1 cannabinoid receptor.
Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.
Finding Rare Cannabinoids in Non-Cannabis Plants
The Woolly Umbrella Shrub is a Source of CBGA and Other Cannabinoids.
Cannabichromene, a Minor Cannabinoid with Major Upside
Can CBC regenerate the nervous system?
The Plant, the Whole Plant & Nothing But the Plant
Resinous flower tops aren’t the only medicinal part of cannabis.
Delta-8, Delta-10, HHC, THCO… A Pandora’s Box of Unregulated Cannabinoids
Cannabis industry trade group declares nationwide sale of hemp-derived intoxicants a “public health disaster.”
Why Go to a Cannabis Science Conference?
Highlights from the 2022 IACM Meeting in Basel, Switzerland.
In Defense of Dopamine: An Endocannabinoid Story
From the “Get to Know a Neurotransmitter” series: Dopamine motivates.
Dolphin Study Identifies Hitherto Unknown Endocannabinoid
Newly discovered endogenous fatty acid compound promotes healthy metabolism and mental wellbeing by binding to cannabinoid receptors.
Endogenous DMT: A Scientific Mystery
Why do our bodies produce this potent psychedelic compound?
Taking It Slow With GABA
From the “Get to Know a Neurotransmitter” series: GABA calms.