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Dosing THCA: Less is more

How much THCA to take

THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive acid form of THC found in the plant when raw. THCA converts to THC when it is decarboxylated. Discover the clinical and laboratory research on THCA for epilepsy, chronic pain, digestive disorders, and more.

Who Is She?

the historical uses of marijuana in various cultures

The genus Cannabis has been seen and felt as a being, or a deity, in multiple cultures. This book excerpt by Kathleen Harrison discusses some of the historical cultural and spiritual uses of the cannabis plant across the globe.

Migraine Headaches

Excerpt on Migraines from "Cannabis Revealed"

While it has been demonstrated that marijuana may help to alleviate migraine headaches, the mechanisms of how it does so is relatively unknown. Dr. Bonni Goldstein highlights current research about the applications for cannabinoid medicine for severe headaches and shares a patient testimony of a mother who found relief from her migraines using THC dominant cannabis.

A Neuroscientist Critiques New York Times Report on Synthetic "Spice" Cannabinoid

Problems with Synthetic Cannabinoids

The street popularity of synthetic cannabinoid products such as "Spice" and others have caused problems for users. None of the naturally occurring cannabinoids from the marijuana plant have evolved to be full agonists of the cannabinoid receptors. Dr. Greg Gerdeman weighs in on how synthetic cannabinoid products are a result of cannabis prohibition.

Cannabinoids and Oxidation

Cannabinoids and oxidation Nishi Whiteley

Nishi Whiteley discusses the theme of cannabinoids and oxidation from her book "Chronic Relief: A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally & Chronically Ill". In the same way that paint protects metal from rusting or lemon juice protects apples from turning brown, cannabinoids protect our cells from oxidation.

Data Distortion

data distortions in cannabis research

Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data.