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The female pioneers of cannabis science
With revolutionary discoveries such as the CB1 receptor and nontoxic, cannabinoid-based cancer treatments, these bold research pioneers have advanced the "science of cannabis" and expanded our understanding of the plant immensely.
The White House is reviewing CBD and marijuana research guidance from FDA
The White House is currently reviewing a federal plan for marijuana and CBD research. The Food and Drug Administration submitted draft guidance on the issue last week to the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Your genes have a surprising impact on how marijuana affects you
Science says your genes might play a part in how your body reacts to cannabis. There is still much unknown about cannabis and its impact on our genes, but further research offers the potential to unlock additional medicinal and recreational effects.
Cannabinoids and the immune system
The "science of cannabis" tells us that cannabinoid receptors play a major role in the body's regulation of inflammation. The CB1 and CB2 receptors that cannabinoids bind to are located throughout the nervous system and help maintain homeostasis.
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The Momentum of Cannabis: May 29, 2020
According to a majority of Americans, cannabis legalization has been a success thus far. The collective change in attitude towards cannabis has been remarkable. Previously, cannabis was stigmatized. Presently, cannabis is now legal (in some form) in a majority of states, state governors welcome it with open arms, and universities offer cannabis courses. "The momentum of cannabis" only continues to build.Ray Dalio notes that "over the course of our lives, we make decisions that are essentially bets." Bengal's bet is placed on the positive shift in attitudes, favorable demographics, projected growth, and "momentum of cannabis."