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Combating Chronic Pain Without Opiods – Cannabinoids like CBDV, CBC, CBN and CBD are Coming to the Rescue via their Activity on TRP Channels

Bully, Torturer, and Killer - Chronic Pain Must Be Stopped, as well as its Most Effective Antidote, Opiods TRP Channels Maybe because most of us are still trying to organize our thinking about CB1 and CB2 receptors, we haven't yet read the papers about Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels and how scientists are beginning

By |2020-10-09T11:35:48-07:00October 2nd, 2020|PPM News|

These Six Women Are Cannabis Pioneers In Nebraska

They are physicians, researchers, scientists, senators, professors, directors, vice presidents, deans, cultivators, entrepreneurs, and business owners from Nebraska — their backgrounds and training are varied. They are six inspired and mission-driven women who are leading the way and pushing the innovative frontiers of cannabis-related industry and education, not only in Nebraska but worldwide. Coincidentally,

By |2020-09-03T10:45:18-07:00September 3rd, 2020|Press|

Part ll: PK and PD Curves Really Matter with Cannabinoids: CBD, CBC, CBN and THCV

Gummies, Softgels or Tinctures? Cannabinoids, the Human Liver, PK and PD Curves. By Andrea Holmes, Ph.D., Chief Growth Officer, Precision Plant Molecules Image credit: Edited from Shutterstock by Andrea Holmes Blood and Guts Metabolism is a broad term encompassing a wide range of biochemical processes in your body. Your metabolism can be considered a gatekeeper

By |2020-08-18T10:12:09-07:00August 17th, 2020|PPM News|

Why Is a Small Liberal Arts University Becoming a Leader In Cannabis Education?

Doane University, a small liberal arts school located in rural Nebraska, has taken a leap forward to become an international innovator in cannabis education through its School of Integrative Learning. Last year, Doane University, under the leadership of its Director of Cannabis Studies Dr. Andrea Holmes, launched a Cannabis Certificate Program. The program, titled

By |2020-08-24T07:45:27-07:00August 13th, 2020|Press|

Andrea Holmes, Ph.D. – Learn About the Minor Cannabinoids!

Andrea Holmes, Ph.D. - Learn About the Minor Cannabinoids! This lively 30-min. interview by Hemp Heroes host Neshama Abraham with Dr. Andrea Holmes, Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder of Precision Plant Molecules, discusses the up and coming minor cannabinoids CBG and CBN. Published July 27th, 2020

By |2020-08-11T07:47:08-07:00August 11th, 2020|Press|

Why Do PK and PD Curves Matter with CBD, CBC, CBN and THCV?

Are you serious? Only 6-10% of the cannabinoids in my Gummy Bear engages my endocannabinoid system? By Andrea Holmes, Ph.D., Chief Growth Officer, Precision Plant Moleculs This article was originally published in the July-Aug 2020 issue of Extraction Magazine. Image credit: Modified from Shutterstock by Andrea Holmes Pharmacokinetic (PK) Curves Pharmacokinetic curves sound impressive. How

By |2020-08-13T08:35:26-07:00August 10th, 2020|PPM News|

What does the Gut Microbiome have to do with Cannabinoids?

This article was co-authored with Amanda McKinney, MD, co-founder of A&A Apothecary. All humans and plants have evolved with a symbiotic relationship with microorganisms. Humans are no exception, and the role our microbiome, principally our intestinal microbiota and its metabolic output, appears to significantly impact human biology. The human gut microbiome (GM) is composed of between

By |2020-08-24T07:50:57-07:00August 5th, 2020|Press|

CBC is an Ambidextrous Phytocannabinoid. Might it be the Next “It” Cannabinoid? What do snails have to do with CBC?

Why CBC is one of the Big "4": CBC, CBD, CBG and THC In PPM's previous newsletter, we talked about Cannabichromene (CBC) being chiral, having both a right- and left-hand molecule geometry. In Nature, it is fairly rare that she produces both stereoisomers in equal proportions. The chemical term for this equal ratio is

By |2020-07-10T07:52:25-07:00July 10th, 2020|PPM News|