Keeping It Together: Cannabinoid Receptors Found In Connective Tissue Regions

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Cannabinoid receptors are known to be located all throughout the body. Although most abundant in the central and peripheral nervous system and in immune system cells, cannabinoid receptors are also thought to reside in other types of tissues.…

Vaping To Relieve Pain, Does It Really Work?

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One of the most popular recurring topics on the Cornerstone blog is pain management, and for good reason; currently available pain treatment options may go a long way toward reducing pain, but most individuals with chronic pain still report…

Emerging Neuroprotective Agents from Cannabinoids

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Every component of the body is inherently related. When one organ fails or declines in health, another organ will follow. Liver failure, for instance, poses a dire health risk on it’s own. However, beyond the immediate, life-threatening aspects…

Sourcing CBD

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Have you ever wondered where concentrated CBD comes from?In the United States, industrial hemp is now permitted under special circumstances, thanks to a 2014 U.S. Farm Bill which approves special grow programs. States like California and Colorado…

Real Life Cannabinoid Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

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As a blog concerned with new developments in cannabinoid science, we tend to do a lot of writing about future treatments, or new scientific developments that may eventually lead to treatments. Part of the issue is that large-scale, clinical…

CBD As A Motivator

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In cannabis culture, THC tends to steal the limelight. Many breeders select for strains with higher percentages of THC, due to its psychoactive effect. However, as far as therapeutic applications go, CBD (cannabidiol) seems to be the real leader,…

CBD Salve May Have More Uses than Originally Thought

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Topical cannabis preparations have been around since the dawn of civilization and have experienced a resurgence in popularity along with medical cannabis. Usually these salves and creams, which are rubbed into the skin directly, are intended…

Cannabinoids as Weight Loss Drugs Part II

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The association between cannabis and appetite is well known both in the scientific world and pop culture.As many of our longtime blog readers already know, this association ultimately led to the development of one of the most horrific weight…

Facts and Myths of Schizophrenia and Cannabis

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Critics of medical cannabis use often bring up the association between cannabis use and mental illness. In this context, the implication is almost always that cannabis use is unsafe and can exacerbate or initiate psychotic symptoms in both healthy…

Alzheimer's Revisited: How Cannabis is Changing the State of Alzheimer's Medication

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Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (LOAD) is what most people think of when they think of Alzheimer’s. Accounting for roughly 70% of dementia cases, it’s characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive ability in individuals over the age…