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CBD Made From…Yeast?
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CBD Made From…Yeast?

Can Cannabinoids Be Produced From Yeast? And More Importantly, Should They Be? Yes, cannabinoids can be produced from yeast. Several U.S. bioengineering firms like Librede, Ginkgo Bioworks, and Cellibre have either successfully produced cannabinoids from yeast or have established the means to do so. And big cannabis industry companies such as Canada’s Cronos Group are...

The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of Cannabinol
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The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of Cannabinol

The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of Cannabinol What’s so special about cannabinol? The thing that makes cannabinol (CBN) stand out among the other 113 known cannabinoids is its strong sedative effects. But, it also has several additional benefits. Unlike other cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), it is not as abundant in the...

CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH
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CANNABICYCLOL: AN ARGUMENT FOR MORE RESEARCH

There’s Still So Much to Learn About Cannabinoids Of the 113 known phytocannabinoids found in the hemp plant, Cannabicyclol (CBL) is one of the least known, least researched, but arguably most interesting. There seem to be a few reasons for its unexplored status.   First of all, while it is present in many varieties of...

THE MANY OVERLOOKED THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF CANNABINOL
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THE MANY OVERLOOKED THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF CANNABINOL

What’s so special about cannabinol? The thing that makes cannabinol (CBN) stand out among the other 113 known cannabinoids is its strong sedative effects. But, it also has several additional benefits. Unlike other cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), it is not as abundant in the cannabis plant. Therefore, it hasn’t received the...

CANNABICHROMENE
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CANNABICHROMENE

Overview of Cannabichromene. Cannabichromene—abbreviated CBC—is a cannabinoid that has been discriminated against overtime. Studies carried out on CBC are very few. As a matter of fact, it is the least studied—this is in spite of the fact that it is abundant in some strains of cannabis. Studies have shown that CBC has a wide range...

THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CANNABIDIOL
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THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CANNABIDIOL

An overview of cannabidiol.  Cannabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound derived from cannabis. Unlike tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol is not psychoactive. It antagonizes the THC-targeted receptors to minimize the negative impacts of marijuana, such as anxiety and paranoia. It is believed that cannabidiol activates serotonin receptors. Serotonin is the vital neurotransmitter that is responsible for much...