V.29 No.22 | 5/28/2020
News on the Green
Research into Coronavirus and Cannabis
Canadian researchers have been studying the effects of cannabinoids which seem to effect ACE2 pathways the SARS-CoV-2 virus uses to access the body.
V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017
The Nose Knew
Urban Wellness smells (good)
There have been over 100 terpenes found in cannabis, and the extent to which plant terpenes in general have been studied means a fuller knowledge of these compounds than cannabinoids (which have obviously not been studied so deeply). A patient armed with knowledge of these stinky bastards will be better equipped to treat their specific ailments. Finding the right strain for you can be a hit-and-miss journey otherwise.
V.26 No.32 | 8/10/2017
Give It a Whiff
Terpenes and cannabis
Terpenes are a class of organic compounds found in many plants and even some insects. They often have a strong odor and are thought to be produced to attract pollinators and to protect against predation by attracting predators that feed on herbivores.