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Beyond the CB1 & CB2 Cannabis Receptors: TRPV1 & GPR55

If you’re familiar with cannabis science, you know about CB1 and CB2, the receptors located throughout the body that are triggered by cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol …

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Up Your Omega-3s to Get the Most Out of Your Marijuana

You’ve heard about the many benefits of cannabis. But did you know that the food you eat can alter how effectively your cannabis treatment works? …

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Can You Really Overdose on Marijuana?

Can you overdose on marijuana? It’s a frequent question that cannabis newbies ask. And the common response has been: “No one has ever died from …

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Is Mixing Cannabis & Coffee a Good Idea?

How do you start your morning? For so many Americans, the answer is the same: with a hot cup of coffee. We’re a caffeine-loving nation, …

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How Acupuncture Interacts With the Endocannabinoid System

To date, the opioid system—the network of receptors in the body that opioid drugs attach to—is most often credited with delivering acupuncture’s reported effects as …

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How Athletes Get a Boost From the Endocannabinoid System

The concepts “runner’s high” and “second wind” are familiar to serious athletes. They’re examples of the way intense exertion can bring on a feeling of …

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Endocannabinoid System & Habit Forming

How the Endocannabinoid System Relates to Our Habits A recent study published in Neuron, a prominent neuroscience journal, showed a promising connection between habit forming …

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What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

The endocannabinoid system, the series of cannabinoid receptors throughout the human body, was named for the drug that sparked its discovery, cannabis. As researchers strove …

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