Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 9: Just What Is This Delta 8 stuff?
Put simply Delta 8 is Delta 8 Tetrahydrocannabinol, aka Delta 8 THC. And Delta 8 THC is Delta 9 THC, except the double bond starts at 8 instead of 9. That’s all there is to it. Delta 9 THC gets you high, so will Delta 8 THC . They both work on the CB1 Receptor […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 8: MMPs, The Big Deal!
MMPs, aka Matrix Metalloproteinases, are critical mediators of tissue degradation and repair in virtually all human pathologies . . . and they also help “regulate cell behavior through finely tuned and tightly controlled proteolytic processing of a largevariety of signaling molecules that can also have beneficial effects in disease resolution,” But when they are out […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 7: Just What The Heck Is ‘K’ Channel And What Does It Do?
Ok, let’s say there are two products with equal amounts of CBD, the same price, same size, both non-detectable (‘nd’) THC. How do you choose which is better? Well, given that they are equal on the question of cannabinoids, is there some other aspect that the provides some additional value? Some products brag about having […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 6: Labels, Labels Everywhere, And Not Any Time To Think
Figure 6. Table of Hemp Extract Characteristics For Consumers, labels are to inform or to ignore. For Marketers, labels are to perform or to obscure. For the Food and Drug Administration, labels are for the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth . . . (we sure by-god hope.) Many CBD product labels […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 5: What Exactly are you buying when you buy CBD & what to buy?
So how can you tell what you are buying? To some extent, as long as there is no requirement to list the actual ‘ mg of CBD ’ contained in a product, like the Food & Drug Administration does for calories, for fat, for sodium, for sugars, for supplements, for cosmetic ingredients, there will always […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 4: What Exactly ARE you buying when you buy CBD ? and what NOT to buy.
What Exactly ARE you buying when you buy CBD? and what NOT to buy. There are lots and lots of CBD products out there, so how do you decide which to buy? There are a lot of good products out there, some so-so products, and sadly, some that are just scams. How do you tell […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog: Chapter 3a BREAKING NEWS : JUDGE OVERRULES FDA – VAPING OK
June 24, 2022.FDA restrained. Judge tells FDA to stuff it, Mad dash to stock up on cartridges. Black market to open soon. This will continue for some time. And not just with Juul. The FDA is charged with protecting the health of the nation. Vaping as currently structured, DOES present a health risk from carcinogenic […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 3 BREAKING NEWS : FDA ORDERS JUUL TO STOP E-CIGS
June 23, 2022 “The FDA has just issued a Marketing Denial Order that prevents any commercial sale of Juul’s vape devices or 4 of its vaping pods due to toxicological concerns based on what the agency said was insufficient and conflicting data from the company about potentially harmful chemicals that could leach out of Juul’s […]
Dr. Monroe’s Blog Chapter 2. The Endocannabinoid System
Our bodies have all kinds of systems to communicate between cells, to regulate cellular and tissue equilibrium, and to respond to stimuli both large and small. Among the many thousands of these systems, there are multiple pain systems and multiple inflammatory systems, etc. One is actually named after the active ingredients of the cannabis plant […]
Dr. Monroe’s CBD Emporium Blog Chapter 1: Welcome To CBD!
Welcome to Dr. Monroe’s CBD first blog, brought to you by yours truly, Dr. Monroe (yes, I am real, not just a name or actor.) To some extent this will parallel my videos since much of the information is the same, but this will be shorter, simpler, more concentrated, and straight forward. But it will […]