Scientists have discovered two new cannabinoids in hemp: THCF and CBDF

Italian scientists managed to extract two hitherto unknown cannabinoids from hemp: tetrahydrocannabinol (THCF) and cannabidiol (CBDF). Both substances differ in chemical composition from THC and CBD with a longer alkyl chain consisting of seven instead of five carbon atoms. Extraction of THCF and CBDF Phytocannabinoids THCF and CBDF were found in the strain of Italian medical cannabis FM2,...

How does hemp affect a person’s life span?

In many countries of the world, cannabis is used to treat various diseases, and the World Health Organization recognizes the medicinal potential of the plant. However, there is no consensus in the medical community about how hemp affects a person’s life expectancy. Cannabis prolongs life Employees at the Komitas Institute of Anthropology at Columbia University reported that in 1994, American...

The advantages and disadvantages of hemp protein

The Russian company Konopel Group of Companies has launched hemp protein under the Konoplin brand on the national market. Employees of the company claim that the product is intended for people involved in sports and leading an active lifestyle. What is hemp protein? Hemp protein is a powder made from seeds of technical cannabis varieties, which are included in the State Register of Selection...

Hemp smoke and THC listed as reproductive toxins

The authorities of the US state of California have added hemp smoke and THC to the list of reproductive toxins - substances that have a negative effect on the development of the fetus in the womb. Cannabis is contraindicated in pregnant women Experts from a California government committee concluded that inhaling marijuana smoke and consuming THC during pregnancy can cause side effects: sexual...

In India, they will destroy hemp plantations with drones

The Indian Ministry of the Interior and the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) have decided to use drones to destroy illegal hemp plantations before harvesting. Cannabis will be poisoned by chemicals NCB staff will analyze satellite imagery of farmland to locate cannabis crops hidden behind common plants. Photos of the area will be made using the technology of penetration through the foliage of...

Cannabis use does not reduce intelligence

Employees at the University of Colorado at Boulder have debunked the myth that cannabis reduces IQ. According to scientists, smoking marijuana does not affect the intellectual abilities of a person. The first study on the effects of cannabis use In 2012, a group of American scientists published the results of a study on the effects of marijuana on human cognitive abilities. The trials were...

How does hemp affect a person’s sexual behavior?

Employees at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University conducted a study on changes in human sexual behavior caused by cannabis use. Smoking marijuana increases fertility Scientists analyzed the sexual behavior of Americans living in states that legalized medical cannabis and compared the data with indicators recorded in the regions with the current ban on plants. As a result, it...