A few weeks ago the first piece on the topic of cannabis absorption was posted at The Standard and it generated a number of questions. To help answer some of those queries, we will look deeper into the process of absorption and investigate the major metabolic steps that take place when the body is processing cannabis.Read More
Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced that regulations governing medical marijuana would be amended, as expected, by August 24, 2016, and that the majority of the previously repealed Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) would form a part of an interim system, introduced to satisfy the requirements set out by the courts in the truncated timeline the government was given to respond.Read More
The variety Bedropuur, a strong Indica, with a cannabinoid content of 20-24% THC / < 1% CBD, was originally developed for THC extraction. Fifteen years ago the nickname of this variety was “Schwarzenegger” given the high potency. At that time THC was the only cannabinoid considered to have medical properties, so the Office of Medical Cannabis decided not to make it available in Dutch pharmacies because “Bedrocan”, another strong THC variety, was already available. Being a strong Indica, now we know that the terpene profile differs completely from the Bedrocan variety, so we have happily introduced it to Canada.