Cannabinoid

Cannabinoids are a group of terpenophenolic compounds present in Cannabis (''Cannabis sativa'') and occur naturally in the nervous and immune systems of animals.
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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Root Sciences Announces Partnership with Ecodyst

Root Sciences Announces Partnership with Ecodyst

Study sheds light on the ability of CBD to reduce pain

Study sheds light on the ability of CBD to reduce pain

Metabolic testing of COVID-19 patients through skin imprints

Metabolic testing of COVID-19 patients through skin imprints

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

Cannabis compound inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication in human lung cells

Cannabis compound inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication in human lung cells

Cannabinoid receptor agonist shows potential protective effect on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells

Cannabinoid receptor agonist shows potential protective effect on SARS-CoV-2-infected human heart cells

Modified lipids target the body’s endocannabinoid system to regulate pain and inflammation

Modified lipids target the body’s endocannabinoid system to regulate pain and inflammation

Challenges of Cannabis Analysis and Impacts on Driving and Public Health

Challenges of Cannabis Analysis and Impacts on Driving and Public Health

Survey: Half of the people with uncontrolled asthma smoke cannabis

Survey: Half of the people with uncontrolled asthma smoke cannabis

50% of patients with uncontrolled asthma smoke cannabis, shows new survey

50% of patients with uncontrolled asthma smoke cannabis, shows new survey

Medicinal cannabis improves outcomes in Parkinson's patients

Medicinal cannabis improves outcomes in Parkinson's patients

University of Ottawa earns 10 Canada research chairs covering a broad scope of subjects

University of Ottawa earns 10 Canada research chairs covering a broad scope of subjects

Scientists develop new vaccine to counter the effects of synthetic cannabinoids

Scientists develop new vaccine to counter the effects of synthetic cannabinoids

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Texas Biomed to investigate the effects of cannabinoids on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder

Medically active component of cannabis does not impact driving ability, study shows

Medically active component of cannabis does not impact driving ability, study shows

Cannabidiol oils are equally or less effective at inhibiting certain cancer cell lines

Cannabidiol oils are equally or less effective at inhibiting certain cancer cell lines

USask researchers to study how cannabis use during pregnancy affects fetus' brain development

USask researchers to study how cannabis use during pregnancy affects fetus' brain development

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning