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Ask Our Experts 4/28/2019: What did I miss at this month’s International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin?

By Beau Whitney, Senior Economist and VP, New Frontier Data   Q: With New Frontier Data having participated at this month’s International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) in Berlin, what did I miss?   A: It was a great event and opportunity. With some 1,200 attendees from 62 countries, it definitively had an international flavor to […]
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Ask Our Experts 4/14/2019: Are there any other cannabinoids from the plant which might have value on the market?

By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, New Frontier Data   Q: Of course, the average consumer knows about the cannabinoids THC and CBD, but are there any others from the plant which might have value on the market?   A: No fewer than 113 different cannabinoids have reportedly been isolated from the cannabis plant. While the […]
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David Schubert - Salk Institute

Research Shows Cannabinoid Compounds Remove Proteins Linked To Alzheimer’s

By New Frontier Analysts Researchers from the Salk Institute recently discovered that the main psychoactive chemical in cannabis, THC, and other cannabinoid compounds demonstrated the ability to remove beta amyloid proteins that are linked to Alzheimer’s disease.  The study also concluded that cannabinoids reduce cellular inflammation, which is a byproduct of the disease’s progression.  [...]
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