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Pharmacokinetics of Cannabis and its Secondary MetabolitesUsing Short-Path Distillation to Extract CBD Oil From Cannabis Metabolites

CBD also known as Cannabidiol has shown a lot of promise for new applications. There are many ways to extract the oil from the plant and short-path distillation is one of them.

In this interview, Krista Ferando, Customer Service Specialist, from Glas-Col talks to AZoM about how they are using short-path distillation to get the end product CBD oil.

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   How cannabis interacts with medicationsHow cannabis interacts with medications
 
A new practice guideline published in the journal CMAJ in February 2020 describes five types of drug interactions possible with the use of cannabis. Cannabis is a plant-derived drug containing the psychoactive ingredient delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD). These cannabinoids are broken down by the liver enzymes cytochrome P450 C(YP)34A, and CYP2CC9.
 
   Why is the tobacco industry supporting wider access to medical cannabis?Why is the tobacco industry supporting wider access to medical cannabis?
 
A new study published in the BMJ reveals disturbing connections between organizations and groups that are lobbying for broader access to medical cannabis and those who are fighting for the legalization of recreational cannabis.
 
 Study looks at lung injury and vaping THC and vitamin E acetate
 
Study looks at lung injury and vaping THC and vitamin E acetateThe US has witnessed a spate of patients presenting with acute lung injury associated with e-cigarettes or vaping product use. A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine shows the pattern of the outbreak in California where recreational cannabis use is legal and which has among the maximum cases of the strange illness.
 
 
 Mechanism of THC in the Body
 
Mechanism of THC in the BodyTHC is the main psychoactive component in cannabis.
 
 
 Cannabis Use and Acute Myocardial Infarctions in Young People
 
Cannabis Use and Acute Myocardial Infarctions in Young PeopleAlthough considerable research has been focused on the neurological effects of marijuana, little has been done to understand its cardiovascular effects.
 
 
 Cannabidiol helps fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria
 
Cannabidiol helps fight antibiotic-resistant bacteriaSince the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have saved millions of lives from fatal infections world-wide. However, with time bacteria have developed mechanisms to escape the effects of antibiotics - they have become resistant.
 
 
 Researchers uncover hidden antibiotic potential of cannabis compound
 
Researchers uncover hidden antibiotic potential of cannabis compoundPublic health agencies worldwide have identified antibiotic resistance of disease-causing bacteria as one of humanity's most critical challenges. However, scientists haven't discovered a new class of antibiotics in more than 30 years.