Category Archives: History of Medicinal Cannabis

Part 2: Is Mapping the Cannabis Genome the Future of Cannabis Medicine?

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Part 2: Is Mapping the Cannabis Genome the Future of Cannabis Medicine? In Part 1 we looked at the various methods used to classify cannabis plants and the origins of terms like hemp, marijuana, indica, and sativa. In Part 2, we delve more deeply into the legal, financial, political, and medical implications for us all […]

Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis-Plant Classification

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Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis-Plant Classification To help humans make sense of things, we like to classify them into groups and give them labels. We need to classify cannabis plants so we can determine the best use for each plant variety. But classifying cannabis plants has become a very confusing subject, clouded by […]

What is “The Entourage Effect” and how does it work?

The Entourage Effect

What is the Entourage Effect? What is the Entourage Effect? If you have been researching the benefits of Medicinal cannabis for any length of time you are sure to have come across the term “Entourage Effect” It’s one of those terms that can easily be dismissed with a simplistic definition that the the sum of […]

Medicinal Cannabis – Historical use in China

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Medicinal Cannabis Historical use in China Hemp has been used for fibre and food for millennia but it’s first documented use in medicine dates back to ancient china. (2852-2738 BC) – Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi (2852-2738 BC) – Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi is said to have invented the first form of character scripts and hence […]