Synthetic Cannabinoids

THC is one of the main cannabinoids found naturally in the cannabis plant; its chemical structure was discovered in the 1960s in Israel[i]. However, since 1970, cannabis has been listed by the federal government as illegal and a schedule 1 drug, with no medicinal value and high abuse potential[ii].  Contrary to that, we do know…

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Coffee the New Health Food

Starbucks lovers rejoice! A new study presented this past month at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) found drinking coffee could prevent skin cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) there are 1 million new cases of non-melanoma skin cancer each year. Basal cell…

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