Pharmacology

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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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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The Cannabis Entourage Effect – Fake News?

Does the entourage effect explain the effects of cannabis? Or is it based more on wishful thinking than science?...

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Is CBD Psychoactive? Yes and No

If CBD is always called non-psychoactive, why does a top expert in the cannabinoid field say this a misconception?...

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THC & CBD – Promiscuous Partners With Many Receptors

Did you think that THC and CBD could only interact with just the CB1 and CB2 receptors? Think again!...

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Receptor Dimerization – Expanding the Reach of Cannabinoids

Cannabinoid receptors can link with other receptors and modify their function, opening a new avenue for understanding how cannabinoid...

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