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Treatment of Alzheimer’s Symptoms with THC

Agitation, sleep disturbances, and other neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease are challenging to treat. Could THC play a...

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Pharmacogenetics

The COMT Gene – Protection From THC Memory Impairments?

Depending on which version of the COMT gene you have, you may be protected from (or susceptible to) the memory-impairing effects of THC....

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Pharmacology

How THC Impacts Habit Memory

Habit memory drives much of our unconscious behavior throughout the day. This is regulated by the endocannabinoid system, so how is it...

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Pharmacology

5 Types of Memory Impacted by THC

Everyone knows that THC can impair memory, but there are actually many different kinds of memory. Which specific ones are impacted by THC?...

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Medical

Clinical Trials of Cannabinoids – 1Q 2017 Report

Roundup of clinical trials of cannabis and cannabinoids. In this update: autism, PTSD, epilepsy, COPD, postoperative pain, and spasticity....

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Pharmacology

Can Terpenes Improve Memory Through Acetylcholine?

One way THC causes memory impairment is by reducing acetylcholine release. Can certain cannabis terpenes rescue memory by increasing...

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Pharmacology

Sedative and Anxiolytic Effects of Cannabis Terpenes

Can the terpenes in cannabis really have relaxing or anti-anxiety effects? What happens when they are combined with THC?...

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Pharmacology

Terpene Content in Cannabis – The Variability Problem

Many people believe in the psychoactive or medicinal properties of terpenes, but there is a major issue – cannabis terpene content is...

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Pharmacology

Does CBD Block the High of THC?

CBD can reduce activation of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor in cell experiments. Does this mean that it can actually prevent you from getting...

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Pharmacology

3 Mechanisms of the Cannabis Entourage Effect

Combining terpenes and cannabinoids can give different effects than taking each individually. Here are 3 different ways that this can...

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