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Cannabinoids like CBC can be a “Righty” or a “Lefty” – But Let’s Keep Politics Out!

Don't worry, Naturally Occurring Molecules can be Chiral but such Phytocannabinoids are Not Making a Political Statement. Let's use Cannabichromene (CBC) as an example. First the Facts: 1. CBC is a naturally-occurring so-called "minor" cannabinoid and is increasingly in demand by formulators to make more effective remedies and medicines and may be an important contributor to the

By |2020-07-02T09:24:11-07:00July 2nd, 2020|PPM News|

The Poison is in the Dose: Cannabinoids (CBD, CBN, CBC, CBxyz!) vs Tylenol Toxicity – Part II

Let's consider what you have in your home and its toxicity as we judge cannabinoids. Please recall two important definitions in the study of toxicology: LD50 is defined as the "median lethal dose" of a substance that will kill 50% of those given that amount. NOAEL is defined as the amount of a substance

By |2020-05-30T14:01:56-07:00May 21st, 2020|PPM News|

The Poison is in the Dose: Safety Profiling CBD, CBN and the Minors – Part I

Sola Dosis Facit Venenum. "The dose makes the poison." Paracelsus, a Swiss physician and chemist, is credited for this maxim. He coined it 500 years ago. His famous dictum in its full glory is: "What is there that is not a poison? All things are poison and nothing is without poison. Solely the dose

By |2020-05-28T14:40:33-07:00May 18th, 2020|PPM News|

CBN, Carboxylesterase 1, P450, In Vitro – Huh?

Warning: Short, Technical, and No Worries if this Newsletter is not for you but only for the True Cannabinoid Geeks Dosing matters is obvious. Timing and mode of drug or supplement administration highly relevant. Even when and what you eat or drink makes a difference and can be problematic, positive, or neutral in terms

By |2020-04-27T08:01:14-07:00April 27th, 2020|PPM News|

Is THC-Free a Unicorn in the Land of Hemp and CBD?

Do THC-Free True Whole Hemp Plant Extracts, Oils and Distillates Really Exist? Why is the Concept of THC-Free So Darn Confusing? Read on if you want to learn how to translate product labels, decipher claims, and unravel marketing lingo that hopelessly confuses matters. We can’t promise this will be the most

By |2019-10-31T11:40:47-07:00October 31st, 2019|PPM News|

Beyond CBD: Emerging Cannabinoids are the Future for CPG Success

The buzz around the hemp-derived plant compound cannabidiol (CBD) and its therapeutic applications has captured more attention and interest than most other novel wellness products. A stampede is underway as mainstream retailers embrace hemp-derived CBD products. And cannabinoid science continues to advance at space velocity, further influencing and driving consumer trends. This presents a

By |2019-10-23T07:57:02-07:00October 23rd, 2019|PPM News|

Precision Plant Molecules Introduces the First Commercially Available High Purity Cannabichromene (CBC) Distillate to the Global Canna Marketplace

CBC Distillate Oil (>90% purity and 0.0% THC) and cGMP-Processed is Now Available as a Bulk Ingredient or Add-in to CBD Extracts from Colorado-based PPM for Consumer Branded Products Companies Making Innovative, Effective and Distinctive Health and Wellness Products DENVER, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabichromene (CBC) continues to be studied for a number of possible

By |2019-09-24T08:27:10-07:00September 24th, 2019|PPM News|

Private Nebraska university to offer cannabis courses

CRETE, Neb. (AP) — A private university in Nebraska, a state which bars recreational and medicinal marijuana, plans to offer an online program this fall that will cover the science, cultivation, processing and regulation of marijuana and hemp. Doane University in Crete will offer the three-course program, which will be taught in part by

By |2020-06-09T08:21:21-07:00August 13th, 2019|PPM News|

Mother Nature’s Genius: Understanding Phytosynthesis Reveals Access to Naturally Occurring but Rare Minor Cannabinoids with Therapeutic Properties

Mother Nature's Genius: Understanding Phytosynthesis Reveals Access to Naturally Occurring but Rare Minor Cannabinoids with Therapeutic Properties Because botanical medicine is inconsistent by Nature, Cannamimetics™ allows a smoothing and enhancement of the variability in extracts and concentrates made from plants, harvest to harvest, to ensure consumers are afforded the ideal amount and combination of

By |2019-09-02T08:57:21-07:00July 3rd, 2019|PPM News|

Should we give the FDA a Break?

Plant Medicine and CBD Doesn’t Quite Fit Their Standard Operating Procedure The randomized, double-blind controlled studies that became standard in the 1950s for drug clinical trials are not well suited for multi-compound natural products because having more than one bioactive phytocompound exponentially increases the variables that need to be controlled. In fact, the FDA

By |2019-08-19T14:01:41-07:00June 26th, 2019|PPM News|