Category Archives: Science & Tech

Medical Mondays – 7 Basic facts CBD/ THC and its uses

Practical Advice on the Therapeutic Benefits of Cannabis and its Doses PDF article to download (see below) by Caroline MacCallum and Ethan Russo 1-  History Cannabis has been used as a medicine since the beginning of time, however its ongoing restriction, biochemical multifaceted nature and changeability, quality control issues, a past need for properly carried out randomized controlled trials, and

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The Pharmacology of Cannabis Cannabinoids and Terpenes by Dr. Ethan Russo

Clearly understanding the basics to pharmacokinetics: Extracts from The Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo Published 22nd Jun 2017 | Updated 14th July 2020 Dear Dr. Russo, Thank you for your prompt responses to our communications and for your highly valued knowledge. Kind regards, Nicholas Hill The Hemp Club SOURCE, YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtphZejvGhk

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | FLUENCE BIOENGINEERING LIGHTING UP ALASKA!

Rainforest Farms and The Fireweed Factory are the first companies to receive a commercial cannabis cultivation and retail license in the Alaska capital city of Juneau. And they both grow under 100% Fluence LED solutions. Rainforest Farms deploys an organic, living soil cultivation strategy to allows their crops to express their genetic potential, providing clean, high-quality cannabis to their customers.

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | PRODUCT EARTH HEMP EXPO 23 – 25 AUGUST

THE LEADING UK SHOWCASE FOR The Hemp, CBD and Cannabis SECTOR RAPIDLY EVOLVING SECTOR OF THE INDUSTRY. WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BRITISH HEMP ASSOCIATION, WE WILL BE HIGH-LIGHTING THE COMPLETE BUSINESS ECO-SYSTEM OF THIS AMAZING PLANT, IT’S MANY VARIETIES, DERIVATIVES AND USES. Ideally located just south of Coventry in the Midlands, this year’s event promises to be bigger and

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Medical Mondays with ProjectCBD

WHEN CBD ISN’T ENOUGH TO TREAT EPILEPSY Adult epileptics turn to THC when CBD falls short. BY MELINDA MISURACA ON JUNE 26, 2019 Photo by Caroline Sharp Director of Separating The Strains At night you might find Chelsea Leyland, a 31-year-old British celebrity DJ, juggling beats at a flashy Miami party while rocking a Simone Rocha dress that complements her honey-hued hair and

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MEDICAL MONDAYS | The ICCI on BIOMEDECINE

Today millions of people are finding relief using cannabis treatments. Regarding the principles of the Evidence-Based-Medicine (EBM), cannabis and its derivatives are safe and effective treatment agents for common symptoms: pain, spasticity, vomiting, and nausea. There are high hopes that the known cannabis anti-tumor activity, its direct effects on immunity and other homeostasis mechanisms, will be successfully used for the causal (curative) treatment of a wide range of diseases in the foreseeable future:   different types of

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Wednesday Report @ TheHempClub.co.uk | Cannabidiol and Contributions of Major Hemp Phytocompounds to the “Entourage Effect”

Gerhard Nahler, Trevor M Jones, and Ethan B Russo ABSTRACT “Cannabidiol (CBD) is the primary cannabinoid in “fibre-type” cannabis chemovars (hemp) and the subject of intensive research. In addition to cannabinoids, Cannabis sativa species produce several hundreds of other phytocompounds such as terpenes and phenolic compounds that can produce a wide variety of effects and are claimed to modify the

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Wednesday Report | The Power of the Plant

THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE Talk 14th May, 2019 The exclusive talk hosted by Technion UK, presented by Professor Dedi Meiri, the pioneer medical cannabis expert. Technion UK is a leading British organisation promoting education, science and technology through the support of Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Technion Institute is the oldest university in Israel and is a leading centre

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GREEN TECH TUESDAY | Machine Learning Agri-Future?

Let’s discover how agriculture can benefit from Machine Learning at every stage: Species management Species Breeding Our favorite, this application is so logical and yet so unexpected, because mostly you read about harvest prediction or ambient conditions management at later stages. Species selection is a tedious process of searching for specific genes that determine the effectiveness of water and nutrients

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Green-Tech-Tuesday |ANNOUNCING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF HEMP BIOPLASTIC: Press Release update

PRESS RELEASE ANNOUNCING THE COMMERCIALIZATION OF HEMP BIOPLASTIC FOSSIL FUEL BASEDPLASTIC POLLUTION NOW REDUCED TO A DESIGN DECISION _______________________________________________ New Cannabis based plastics move to take over big oilplastics. Alternative Hemp Polymers now competitive with raw resin. Feb 7, 2019 Boulder, Colorado.   February 7, 2014 marked the passing of the original Federal Farm Bill, inviting new agricultural freedoms and

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FARMERS FRIDAY | THE CAPE TOWN CANNA FEST 2019…ON NOW ❤️

💛 The Cannabis Expo | 4th-7th April ~ South Africa ~ Cape Town ~ 2019 💚 CUTTING EDGE AND BREAKING NEW GROUND! VENUE: GRAND WEST – CAPE TOWN – SA THE CANNABIS EXPO IS FINALLY IN SOUTH AFRICA! The Cannabis Expo is the global marketplace for education and innovative products and businesses serving the cannabis industry and its medicinal, agricultural, financial

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Medical Mondays | Cannabis Therapeutics and the Future of Neurology

By Ethan B. Russo | 18th Octobre 2018 Neurological therapeutics have been hampered by its inability to advance beyond symptomatic treatment of neurodegenerative disorders into the realm of actual palliation, arrest or reversal of the attendant pathological processes. While cannabis-based medicines have demonstrated safety, efficacy and consistency sufficient for regulatory approval in spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS), and in Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut

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CANNABIS EUROPA: 8th February 2019

FULL INFORMATION AND SOURCE: https://www.cannabis-europa.com/en/programme-2019/ Final batch of tickets for Cannabis Europa Paris (8th Feb 2019) ON SALE NOW Thursday 0 7 . 0 2 . 2 0 1 9 6.30 – 9.30pm : Welcome Drinks Alcazar Join us for drinks, networking and to toast the first Cannabis Europa in Paris. Frequented by Parisian artists and publishers, Alcazar restaurant is no stranger

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Farmers Friday | Research Festival: Healthy Landscapes

Reducing impact and improving productivity of soils Part of the Research Festival 2019 Our soil is in crisis. A third of the planet’s land is severely degraded, and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24 billion tonnes a year. With the increasing population and our need for productive land the situation is becoming a critical and growing

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Green Tech Tuesday| THE BUSINESS OF HEMP DESIGN

Building your dream home could send you to the hemp dealer Hemp is staging a comeback as a building material Hempcrete is a green alternative to fiberglass insulation in homebuilding. SOURCE AND FULL ARTICLE: CNBC.com Bob Woods The cannabis sativa plant isn’t just for smoking. You can build your home with hemp One of the oldest and most sustainable building

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The Hemp Club 2018 Special | Recycling For The Future…or has it already arrived?

One of the largest CBD company’s CEO is stealthily backing a hemp plastics startup When President Donald Trump signed the farm bill into law Thursday, hemp production in the U.S. was made legal on a federal level for the first time in nearly a century. The bill’s passage was also a boon for manufacturers of therapeutic products containing the hemp-derived

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Farmers Friday – 6 Steps to Creating a Fungal Ecosystem on your Land

Using fungi as a tool for ecological restoration is a relatively new concept borrowed from the age-old methods of nature. Today, we know that the strength and health of any ecosystem is a direct measure of its diverse fungal populations and their interplay with plants, insects, bacteria, and other organisms. With this guide, I wanted to create a protocol that

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How the International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute started: THE ICCI

SOURCE:  THE ICCI With specific reference to Parkinson’s Disease (please read to the end of this blog for the link to the full Review). About: An undeniable global interest in the study of cannabis treatments inspired the creation of the International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute (ICCI), the first Center of Excellence in this field located in the heart of Europe

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The Hemp Club Wednesday Market Report – Regenerative Cultivars

TOP 8 – THCMarkets Australians to Conduct First Marijuana Clinical Trial for Brain Cancer Two Australians, a naturopath and a neurosurgeon, have teamed up to conduct the first clinical trial in the world aimed at finding out whether cannabis can be used to treat glioblastoma, one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer. ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (CIIX) Presenting at the

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Green-Tech-Tuesday: Innovation, AI and Robotics

Just imagine the amazing results of a world in the not so distant future offering absolutely-automated Cannabis farming, with out-of-this-world extraction techniques and cutting-edge growing technology. We stand nowadays at the verge of widespread worldwide legalization for an industry that has largely been pushed forwards by empowering the everyday person to take control of their own destiny. Can the future of cannabis lie with software applications and/or hardware developers, instead of the growers themselves?  Is it  a viable concept that technology may

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Green Tech Tuesday – Sustainable Earth

A Cornish plant factory by Dr Mick Fuller and Yve Metcalfe-Tyrrell A controlled environment hydroponic growing system using LED lighting powered by solar panels for year-around production Climate change, water shortage and insufficient agricultural available land are considered to be the main threats to crop production around the world. Coupled with a predicted increase of the world’s population from 7

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Hempflax and Sensi Seeds Help Italy

By  Tasha Smith  10.09.2018  –  Culture The REVIRIDE Hemp Project Could Protect Italy’s Industrial Heartland From Pollution / by TASHA SMITH Italy Reviride is an eco-project by the Italian company Hesalis, which decontaminates soil contaminated with industrial hemp and invites people to a healthier life. The goal is to turn Italy green again and stop rising cancer rates. In the footsteps

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What is THC? part I

PART I What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)? All most everyone knows that THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the chemical substance in cannabis accountable for its euphoric high. But what more could there be to know about cannabis’ primary psychoactive component? Whether you ask yourself this as a newbie to the cannabis world or as a seasoned professional wanting to expand your knowledge

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The advancements in cannabis technology are promising, and as with any major medical breakthrough, we need to overcome the challenges and bring forth the solutions

Source: https://www.healthcareglobal.com/pharmaceutical/future-medical-cannabis-personalisation The future of medical cannabis is personalisation By EYAL BARAD, CEO AT CANNABICS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. .  Oct 06, 2018, 9:00AM While the perception around cannabis has started shifting, it still remains under the label of a We live in an era of personalisation, and it is no different when it comes to medicine. Precision medicine remains a hot topic in

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Study of different extraction processes for hemp

FOR FULL JOURNAL Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652618330506 • Different processes were compared for the extraction of hemp oil. • SFE, Soxhlet, percolation, sonication, pyrolysis & treated processes were compared. • Comparisons were conducted in terms of physical, chemical & economic aspects. • Central composite design was used to optimize the SFE & sonication parameters. • SFE were observed as economical process followed

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Roto-Gro wraps final roundup of $4.5M capital raising

Source: https://finfeed.com/small-caps/biotech/cannabis-play-rotogro-wraps-45m-raising/ By Megan Graham. Published at Oct 5, 2018, in Biotech Roto-Gro International Limited (ASX:RGI) is pleased to announce it has completed the final tranche of the $4.56 million capital raising to institutional and sophisticated investors announced on 20 June 2018. The high demand capital raise, jointly managed by Barclay Wells Limited Pty Ltd and Emerald Capital Australia Pty Ltd, will

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Tilray Uses Stock to Acquire Chilean Distribution Partner

Source: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/tilray-uses-stock-to-acquire-chilean-distribution-partner/ NANAIMO, British Columbia & SANTIAGO, Chile, October 9, 2018 — (Business Wire) — Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY), a global leader in cannabis research and production, today announced that it has completed an acquisition of its existing import and distribution partner Alef Biotechnology SpA (“Alef”). The acquisition will allow Tilray to import, produce and distribute Tilray branded medical cannabis products in

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Intrexon Announces Advances in Production of Medical Cannabis

Source: https://investors.dna.com/2018-09-24-Intrexon-Announces-Advances-in-Production-of-Medical-Cannabis Microbial Fermentation of Cannabinoids Provides Advantages over Plant-Based Extraction. BUDAPEST, Hungary, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet, today announced advances in the development of its microbial platform to produce cannabinoids for medical uses.  Through Intrexon’s proprietary

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DEA Green Lights Epidiolex as First Cannabis Derived Pharmaceutical

SOURCE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/dea-green-lights-epidiolex-as-first-cannabis- September 27, 2018 at 9:22 am Breaking News by Alan Brochstein, CFA The DEA has given Epidiolex, the CBD-based pharmaceutical derived from cannabis that was approved by the FDA for the treatment of rare forms of epilepsy in June, Schedule V status according to the Office of the Federal Register. The developer of the pharmaceutical, GW Pharma (NASDAQ:

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Detailed analysis of selected pathological conditions and effects of cannabis and its derivatives with weaker clinical evidence and a strong theoretical basis favoring effectiveness. With reference to Parkinson’s disease.

A short quote from the .pdf (a link to the detailed analysis is at the end of this post). ” Parkinson’s disease This disease, whose symptoms especially include a decrease in the number of dopaminergic neurons in the basal ganglia (“BG”), is, due to its high prevalence (especially among older patients) and simultaneous existence of endocannabinoid receptors in the BG

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