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SCIENCE: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Marijuana

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SCIENCE: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Marijuana

The Daily Targum reports: Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug among young people in the United States, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Marijuana is commonly found in the form of green-brown dried up parts of the Cannabis sativa plant. The drug includes the bud, seeds, stem and leaves of the plant. People can […]

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Finding Truth In Chromatography

Finding Truth In Chromatography

It takes a good amount of time and effort for an analytical chemist to develop a robust method to separate cannabinoids on an HPLC column as there are at least 104 different cannabinoids that have been isolated from the cannabis plant.  Many of these cannabinoids are similar in structure and only differ in their cyclical […]

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The Future Of Marijuana-Testing

The Future Of Marijuana-Testing

A prominent Morris County physical therapist and entrepreneur is banking his future on the growth of the medical-cannabis testing industry. But rest assured, David Cunic has not gone from fixing joints to smoking them for a living. “Most people say ‘Oh, if you need a tester, I’ll test a joint for you,’ ” said Cunic, a native […]

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Breaking Down The Endocannabinoid System

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Breaking Down The Endocannabinoid System

Have you ever been curious about what exactly the endocannabinoid system really is? Whaxy reports: The 1964 discovery and isolation of cannabinoids in marijuana, the therapeutically active components that provide relief for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, has led to research about the endogenous cannabinoid, or  endocannabinoid, system in humans. It turns out that humans produce their […]

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FDA Action on CBD: Precedent or Prognosis

FDA Action on CBD:  Precedent or Prognosis

This past week the FDA issued a series of warning letters to a handful of companies manufacturing and marketing cannabidiol (CBD) products. While these letters represent a second wave of similar warning letters issued in 2015, the FDA continues to side-step CBD itself and instead focus on the health-based therapeutic claims these companies have made. […]

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Driving Impairment and THC

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Driving Impairment and THC

With New Year’s Eve just hours away, the likelihood of law enforcement roadside checks for driving impairment will be spiking.  And the question arises as to what are the per se laws when it comes to cannabis and in particular, THC and its metabolites.  Unfortunately, legal limits for THC in blood or plasma have largely […]

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Marijuana Myths Debunked

Marijuana Myths Debunked

Check out this fantastic article Quartz put together to help debunk several marijuana myths: The march of marijuana legalization continues, and so do the questions about its effect on the health of smokers. Kevin Hill, an addiction psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Harvard Medical School and author of Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular […]

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