Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant intended for medical or recreational use. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids. Cannabis can be used by smoking, vaporizing, within food, or as an extract.
Relationship between cannabis and the immune system
The new tendency among researchers points toward cannabinoids having an adaptive immunomodulating effect, instead of a suppressing immune activity
Even though cannabis has been used for medical and nutritional purposes for thousands of years...
I have felt for a while that we needed this thread title for crappola like this below.
In addition to being atrocious, apparently there is some sort of different math being used in IL.
"ranzen pled guilty to possessing more than 5,000 grams of cannabis." = 5 kg = about 11 lbs
“The judge was...
HOW TO MAKE CANNABIS GREEK YOGURT FROM SCRATCH IN YOUR OWN KITCHEN
Upon seeing how many steps are involved in the cannabis Greek yogurt recipe, do not fear! It is actually much easier than it looks and the hardest part is waiting patiently for it to be done. In fact, once you have made a batch...
I've posted both the article and the actual study.
Small Study Finds Regular Cannabis Users Need More Sedation For Medical Procedures
A small study by Colorado researchers has determined that regular cannabis users may need more sedation during medical procedures. A report on the two-year...
These are some example of powders created with Maltodextrin by molecular gastronomy chefs:
Olive Oil Powder
Coconut oil Powder
Peanut Butter Powder
White Chocolate Powder
The process of converting a high-fat liquid into powder is very simple...
I used to go to Leafly to read up on different strains. But, now I can't just type in a strain to see how it should perform. They seem to have changed their format. Any suggestions? Not being in a legal state, I don't have a clue what I would be getting.
But, sometimes you'll hear the word Girl...
Marijuana products recalled in Michigan
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has issued two health and safety advisories because of the sale of marijuana that failed laboratory testing.
The following two...
According to the following article, edible highs will kick in much faster using cannabis oil powder. Recipe follows:
Edibles high will kick in 3 times as fast using cannabis oil powder
Cannabis oil powder for edibles have already hit legal marijuana markets. With time, they may completely...
How to make Cannabis Ice Cream
Cannabis and ice cream are a summer match made in heaven.
Ice cream infused with Cannabis or flavoured with terpenes will soon be popping up everywhere this summer across South Africa.
The taste of cannabis is an enigma, as the plant is usually inhaled or mixed...
I eat at 2 am with the munchies like zombies who got into a morgue! LOL I would love for someone to breed cannabis without the munchies.
Marijuana munchies traced back to a hormone surge that changes eating patterns
Anyone who’s ever done a bong rip or read old scientific studies on weed...
Cannabis: A Prehistoric Remedy for the Deficits of Existing and Emerging Anticancer Therapies
Abdul-Rehman Phull2 and
Journal of Exploratory Research in Pharmacology 2017;2(3):93-104
@Baron23 made two comments recently that resonated with me:
I happen to agree with him on both items.
On the first (embracing it as a 'cure all') it is critical that people are careful not to dismiss real medical concerns; thinking that if they only use cannabis they will be cured. For...
All I can say is wow. But there are scammers everywhere in every field so I don't know why this surprises me.
Apparently there is a 'silent epidemic' (according to this guy) of blasted bud being sold as fresh in some dispensaries in California. I don't know it this is happening in other...
Daily Marijuana Use Is Not Associated with Brain Morphometric Measures in Adolescents or Adults
Journal of Neuroscience 28 January 2015, 35 (4) 1505-1512; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2946-14.2015
Barbara J. Weiland, Rachel E. Thayer, Brendan E...
Effects of Cannabis on the Central Nervous System
Effects of Cannabis
There have been many speculations about the effects that cannabis, or its active ingredient delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, has on the central nervous system (CNS). However, while THC may be the most active chemical substance...
Cannabis-infused sugar crystals are a new trend on the medical marijuana scene, expanding the options available with edible cannabis goods. While previous edibles used butter and oils made from cannabis, cannabis sugars provide another, sweeter option.
What Are Cannabis...
What you need to know about marijuana and glaucoma
The ability to reduce eye pressure and ease the effects of glaucoma was the first scientifically confirmed health benefit of medical marijuana, and it may still be the most well known argument supporting medical marijuana. However, this effect...
What are cannabis terpenes?
Terpenes are as unfamiliar as they are pivotal to cannabis lovers, since they determine the plant’s aromatic fragrance. They are what give Cheese its signature old cheese smell and Dinamed CBD its citrus aroma. However, these compounds have been pushed into the...
Cannabis Antibiotics to Fight MRSA
Some bacteria nowadays are evolving so fast that scientists cannot catch up with them. Already, some illnesses that have been successfully treated before cannot be dealt with today. To eliminate the risk of dying from once treatable diseases, we resort to...