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Marijuana Science

Do Cannabis Terpenes Have Sedative or Anxiolytic Effects?

Can the terpenes in cannabis really have relaxing or anti-anxiety effects? What happens when they are combined with THC? Every cannabis site loves to talk about the “health benefits” of terpenes. Many cannabis terpenes are promoted as having calming, sleep-promoting, anti-stress, anti-anxiety effects. When I hear these descriptions, it sounds […]

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Does CBD Block The High of THC in Cannabis?

CBD can reduce activation of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor in cell experiments. Does this mean that it can actually prevent you from getting high? Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most common cannabinoid after the more famous THC. Although CBD levels in most strains of cannabis are low (and have been […]

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Marijuana Science

Blunt vs. Joint – Can Science Settle The Debate?

It is the eternal question for those who like to roll their own – should they make a joint or a blunt? First, what is the difference? A joint is when you create a cannabis cigarette with light, semi-translucent rolling paper. A blunt is when you use tobacco paper (same as is […]

Tinctures,edibles,THC,absorption
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Cannabis Tinctures – Four Reasons Why They Work Better Than Edibles

Two new studies prove that cannabis tinctures have several advantages over traditional edibles. Here is how they stack up. Cannabis edibles come in many forms: tablets, capsules, pretzels, cookies, brownies, gummies, etc. However, cannabis tinctures are fundamentally different—they are a liquid form of cannabis. Tinctures are alcohol based extracts of cannabis that can […]

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Marijuana Science

Alcohol and Cannabis – The Science Behind How They Interact

Alcohol and cannabis are two of the world’s most popular recreational drugs. It is not surprising then that they are often consumed together. Some people report that they feel pretty good after combining cannabis with a few drinks. There are also many cases of extreme dizziness, nausea, or blacking out. […]