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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 CBN
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The Many Overlooked Therapeutic Properties Of CBN

What’s So Special About Cannabinol (CBN)? 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...

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 THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CBD
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THE THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD): The Omnipresent Cannabinoid In October 2017, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that it was removing non-intoxicating CBD from its list of 2018 banned substances. Shortly after that, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report acknowledging the medical benefits of CBD and that the compound doesn’t have potential for abuse or adverse...