Pharmacology

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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