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4 burning questions about medical marijuana

In Cannabinoids, Top Stories by Chris DollardLeave a Comment

Several factors affect how employers should handle legalized marijuana in the workplace. Photo: Brian Goodman/Shutterstock Many of us have laughed at movie scenes from cult classics like Half Baked , Pineapple Express , Dazed and Confused , or Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke in which the hapless stoner employee is depicted as someone who cannot perform even the simplest …

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Everything you need to know about CBC, the marijuana cannabinoid you never heard of

In Cannabinoids, Feature Stories by Katrina Eschner

The marijuana cannabinoid Cannabichromene (CBC) is a quiet presence in the scientific conversation about cannabis. But there’s a strong argument for understanding CBC better. The cannabinoid plays a major role in medical marijuana, and numerous clinical tests over the past 30 years suggest it has significant potential for treating illness. Except for newsmakers like THC or CBD, the cannabinoids that …

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Everything you need to know about marijuana’s CB2 compound

In Cannabinoids, Feature Stories by David Silverberg

In a recent report on MediJean’s news section, a primer on cannabinoid receptor type 2 (CB2) reveals the science behind this important compound integral to patients. CB2 was first discovered in the spleen in 1993 and is mostly concentrated in the closely linked peripheral nervous system and immune system. “This location accounts for marijuana’s effects on inflammatory bowel diseases, such …