Cannabis Testing & Analysis - Cannabis Extraction: Temperature Control Systems in Action
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Pharmacokinetics of Cannabis and its Secondary MetabolitesDetermining the Moisture Content of Medical Marijuana

The medical use of marijuana is legal in several countries. It can assist with the reduction of pain and the treatment of medical conditions and illnesses. Properly dried cannabis should contain no more than 10%-12% moisture. Anything above this and the plant will be more susceptible to disease and contamination. Find out how Precisa’s moisture analyser is essential to determine moisture content for optimum safety.

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    Keysight Cannabis Extraction: Temperature Control Systems in Action
 
Cannabis is becoming increasingly important in medicine, which is why efficient methods for extracting the active substances from the cannabis plant are becoming more and more important. Cannabinoids and other ingredients are first extracted from the flowers and leaves of certified hemp plants using various solvents and processes - adherence to specific, sometimes changing temperature and pressure windows plays a decisive role in this process.
 
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   Study finds higher cannabis dose is associated with larger reductions in OCD compulsionsStudy finds higher cannabis dose is associated with larger reductions in OCD compulsions
 
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, report that the severity of their symptoms was reduced by about half within four hours of smoking cannabis, according to a Washington State University study.
 
 CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19
 
CBD could reduce lung damage caused by COVID-19One way CBD appears to reduce the "cytokine storm" that damages the lungs and kills many patients with COVID-19 is by enabling an increase in levels of a natural peptide called apelin, which is known to reduce inflammation and whose levels are dramatically reduced in the face of this storm.
 
 
 Research highlights the lack of data about lesser-known cannabis compounds
 
Research highlights the lack of data about lesser-known cannabis compoundsTHC and CBD. Anyone who has used, sold, studied or even read much about marijuana likely recognizes these acronyms as active ingredients in the plant.
 
 
 Study may explain why cannabis plant can reduce symptoms of various bowel conditions
 
Study may explain why cannabis plant can reduce symptoms of various bowel conditionsEndocannabinoids, signaling molecules produced in the body that share features with chemicals found in marijuana, can shut down genes needed for some pathogenic intestinal bacteria to colonize, multiply, and cause disease, new research led by UT Southwestern scientists shows.
 
 
 Regular cannabis exposure during pregnancy may cause cognitive deficiencies, anxiety in offspring
 
Regular cannabis exposure during pregnancy may cause cognitive deficiencies, anxiety in offspringRegular cannabis exposure in rats during pregnancy may cause their offspring to have long-term cognitive deficiencies, asocial behavior, and anxiety later in adulthood.