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A receptor is a protein molecule that receives messaging signals from outside a cell and passes it into the interior of the cell to initiate a cellular response. Cannabinoid receptors are in the family of G-protein coupled receptors. Cannabinoid receptors function as...read more
Before we go any further a personal caveat must be given. In my understanding of health and of CT, symptoms are not really the important feature to look at. So much of the popular literature on CT consists of lists of the PhytoCannabinoids with corresponding lists of...read more
In 1937 Cannabis became a banned substance under an edict from the newly formed Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN). The FBN then started to search for the active ingredient of Cannabis. Their chemist was not able to come up with anything and passed the work onto...read more
The EndoCannabinoid System (ECS) is an internal homeostatic regulatory system that is involved in almost every physiological process occurring in the body. Homeostasis is how a cell maintains a stable environment, a state of health, against the vicissitudes of life....read more
This last weekend Gai, we are the two Alive representatives in the Bay Area, and myself attended a most remarkable and inspiring conference on the latest research, protocols and case studies concerning medical Cannabis. POOT is the oldest and arguably the most...read more
We are our memory. Or as James Joyce said, “mememormee”. In our organic bodies it is our genetics that holds the past. Keeping continuity into the present of what took place and holding the foundation for the future, what can be built. In human culture it is...read more