Ask Dr. Leigh: What is HHC?

HHC is the abbreviation for Hexahydrocannabinol. It’s a relatively “new” compound in the cannabis marketplace, generating significant interest and curiosity. It is now being synthesized from other cannabinoids, which is why it is now characterized as a semi-synthetic compound. Read my complete column here.

Ask Dr. Leigh: Can Cannabis Help Dementia Patients?

Medical cannabis and its potential therapeutic application for dementia is currently an active area of scientific research. We know that cannabis can be a neuroprotective; it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant possibilities. It is being studied as a target for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Read the entire article here. Publishing Oct. 18, 2023,…


Ask Dr. Leigh: What is the Entourage Effect?

Cannabis is a very complex plant with a myriad of diverse chemical constituents. While CBD and THC are the main cannabinoids in cannabis, there are over 100 other plant cannabinoids present. These so-called minor cannabinoids have potential therapeutic properties. In fact, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is creating research grants to investigate any medical benefits. What…