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July 15, 2020

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True or false? Cannabinoids impact NMDA, opioid AND gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) receptors. True. Not only do cannabinoids act at NMDA, opioid AND gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) receptors,…
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July 14, 2020

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How do cannabinoids modulate pain sensation? In other words, describe the mode of action of cannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are synthesized in the postsynaptic neuron in response to stimuli such as pain,…
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July 13, 2020

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CBD is a negative allosteric modulator. What does that mean? A negative allosteric modulator changes the shape of the receptor and, as a result, reduces the binding ability of components…
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July 12, 2020

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Some producers of cannabinoid products will provide a certificate of analysis (CoA) from an independent and certified testing laboratory. What information is typically displayed on a CoA? CoAs typically indicate…
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July 11, 2020

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Drug screens are sometimes done in the pre-operative. Is it clinically useful to do a drug screen for the presence of cannabinoids or cannabinoid metabolites? Drug screens for the presence…
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July 10, 2020

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Does CBD isolate contain any other cannabinoids or terpenes? CBD isolate is CBD in its molecular form, and is typically sold as 99+% pure. Unless indicated on the label, products…
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July 9, 2020

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What does "broad spectrum" mean? Broad spectrum and full spectrum are not synonymous. Broad-spectrum products are processed in such a manner as to ensure that the final product does NOT…
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July 8, 2020

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What does "full spectrum" marijuana product mean? Full spectrum means that the product contains all of the original compounds found in the flower of the cannabis plant (cannabinoids, terpenes and…
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July 24, 2019

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Is the endocannabinoid system involved in human epilepsy? Yes. There are defects in the endocannabinoid system in persons with epilepsy. In one study, 12 patients with newly diagnosed temporal lobe…