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Pharmacogenetics

Anxiety & Endocannabinoid Genetics – 2 Complex Links

High anxiety has been linked to genetic variants in your endocannabinoid system. But their effects depend on genes in other systems or...

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Medical

CBD For Anxiety – Evidence & Mechanisms

CBD is getting a lot of press for its anti-anxiety effects. Here is the scientific evidence, mechanisms behind how it works, and upcoming...

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Pharmacology

How THC Can Both Cause and Reduce Anxiety

THC’s effect on anxiety completely depends on the dose. Here is how low-dose THC reduces anxiety but too much can increase it....

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Pharmacogenetics

3 Cognitive Effects of Your Endocannabinoid Genetics

The genetics of your endocannabinoid system can influence your cognitive abilities. Here are 3 examples with variants in the CB1 receptor...

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Medical

Clinical Trials of Cannabinoids – 3Q 2017 Report

Roundup of clinical trials of cannabis and cannabinoids. In this update: retinitis pigmentosa, Dravet syndrome, cancer anorexia, obesity,...

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Drug testing

Niacin For Passing a Drug Test – Dubious and Sometimes Dangerous

Should you take niacin to help beat a drug test? There is no evidence that it works and it has even landed some people in the hospital....

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Pharmacology

Different Effects of Indicas vs. Sativas? Not Likely

Is there really a difference in the effects of indica and sativa strains? I look at studies of cannabinoid and terpene content to find out....

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Drug testing

Zinc Supplements Won’t Help You Pass A Urine THC Test

There is still debate about whether taking zinc supplements will help you pass a urine drug test. It won’t, but adding it directly to...

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Pharmacogenetics

How To Determine Your Genetic Variants Important For Cannabis

You can use results of the 23andMe genetic testing service to predict how you will respond to cannabis. Here’s how....

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Pharmacology

Can Caffeine Reverse Memory Impairments From THC?

THC can cause impairments in short- and long-term memory. What is the evidence that these can be reversed by caffeine?...

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