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Article: Cannabinoid Profile: Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDa) … more info
You might be thinking, “oh, gee, there’s cannabidiolic acid too? What is that, and is it complicated?” But fret not; most information on the compound relates directly to what we know of cannabidiol. In fact, both cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabidiolic acid (CBDa) fall under the “cannabidiol class” of compounds. CBDa is actually the acidic precursor for the metabolite cannabidiol.
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Article: Cannabis Shopping Guide (PDF)
This guide will help you easily navigate your shopping trip to a medical cannabis supplier, avoid common pitfalls, have a positive experience, and bring home the right medicine for our Introduction to Cannabis Program.
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Article: Video: Medicinal cannabis 'red tape' pushing doctors and patients back to illegal products
A mountain of red tape for legal medicinal cannabis is forcing the families of seriously ill patients back into the black market, according to doctors and advocates. Political Correspondent David Lipson reports.
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Article: CBD and Epilepsy
Cannabis and its derivatives have been documented for anti-epileptic effects since 1881. Today, the promise of cannabidiol (CBD) as an anti-epileptic treatment is prompting people to move to states that have safe access to medicinal products containing this compound.
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Article: CBD, Alzheimer’s and More
Despite the growing investigation on cannabis medicine for a wide variety of conditions, the actual healing power of the plant has barely been tapped. Learn more about the potential implications of cannabinoids for Alzheimer's disease, neurodegeneration, and more.
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Article: Cannabis Oil Extraction
To extract CBD-rich cannabis oil, one must start with CBD-rich plant material. There are many ways to extract oil from the cannabis plant, each has its pros and cons. Some methods are safer and more effective than others. Cannabis oil made with neurotoxic solvents like butane and hexane may leave unsafe residues that compromise immune function and impede healing.
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Article: Cannabis Dosing
Figuring out the optimal dose of cannabis may involve some trial and error. A balanced ratio of CBD and THC could have a greater therapeutic impact than either CBD or THC alone. Adjust the amount of CBD and THC until you find the sweet spot with the right combination of both compounds. In essence, the goal is to administer consistent, measurable doses of a CBD-rich cannabis remedy with as much THC as a person is comfortable with.
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