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What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in the Cannabis sativa plant. Of over 480 different compounds present in the plant, only around 66 are termed cannabinoids.

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Common human gene variant linked to THC reward in adolescent females

Common human gene variant linked to THC reward in adolescent females

Study provides important insight into the recent lung intoxication epidemic

Study provides important insight into the recent lung intoxication epidemic

Early vaping illness cases linked to vaping products containing vitamin E acetate

Early vaping illness cases linked to vaping products containing vitamin E acetate

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

Using caffeine to study how the brain processes information

Using caffeine to study how the brain processes information

Novel computer algorithm identifies promising new treatment for neuroblastoma

Novel computer algorithm identifies promising new treatment for neuroblastoma

GB Sciences announces preclinical results of promising formulations for Parkinson's disease

GB Sciences announces preclinical results of promising formulations for Parkinson's disease

Medicinal cannabis substitute may help unlock new treatment for Parkinson's disease

Medicinal cannabis substitute may help unlock new treatment for Parkinson's disease

IU scientists discover that beta-carophyllene improves wound healing

IU scientists discover that beta-carophyllene improves wound healing

Legalization status of cannabis affects people's views on benefits

Legalization status of cannabis affects people's views on benefits

Lactobacillus balances intestinal microbiome and ameliorates chronic alcohol-induced liver injury

Lactobacillus balances intestinal microbiome and ameliorates chronic alcohol-induced liver injury

The role of adenosine in neurodegeneration and brain regeneration

The role of adenosine in neurodegeneration and brain regeneration

Inhaled cannabis cuts headache and migraine severity by nearly half

Inhaled cannabis cuts headache and migraine severity by nearly half

High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

UCLA scientist awarded  $3.5 million NIH grant to study pain-relieving effects of cannabis

UCLA scientist awarded $3.5 million NIH grant to study pain-relieving effects of cannabis

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Vaping risks significant, says new review

Disruption of cannabinoid receptors has detrimental effect on the development of zebrafish

Disruption of cannabinoid receptors has detrimental effect on the development of zebrafish

One-time exposure to cannabinoids during early pregnancy can impair fetal development

One-time exposure to cannabinoids during early pregnancy can impair fetal development

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis