Tag: thca

Study: THCA has “Potent Neuroprotective Activity”

(Photo: Leafly)

According to a new study, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol acid (THCA) has potent neuroprotective activity which may help treat Huntington´s Disease and other neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases. “Phytocannabinoids are produced in Cannabis sativa L. in acidic form and are decarboxylated upon heating, processing, and storage”, states the abstract of the study, published by the British Journal of Pharmacology …

Continue reading

Study: THCA May Treat Neurodegenerative and Neuroinflammatory Diseases

According to a new study, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), a compound found in cannabis, may be useful in treating neurodegenerative and neuroinflammatory diseases. “While the biological effects of decarboxylated cannabinoids such as Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) have been extensively investigated, the bioactivity of Δ9-THCA is largely unknown, despite its occurrence in different Cannabis preparations”, states the study, published …

Continue reading

Virginia Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Use and Distribution of CBD and THC-A Oil

Virginia’s full legislature has given approval to legislation allowing for the production and distribution of medical oil made from cannabidiol (CBD) or THC-A (tetrahydrocannabinol acid). Under current Virginia law, oil made from CBD or THCA (both compounds found in cannabis) is legal to possess and use for medical purposes, but only for those with intractable …

Continue reading

Virginia House of Representatives Unanimously Approves Bill to Legalize Cannabis Oil for Medical Use

Virginia’s House of Representatives has given unanimous approval to a proposal to legalize the medical use of high-CBD and high-THCA cannabis oil for those with epilepsy. A similar measure was approved 37 to 1 in the Senate last week. Once the two chambers reconcile the technical differences of the measures, which is expected to happen …

Continue reading

Bill to Allow the Medical Use of Cannabis Oil Passes Virginia Senate with 37 to 1 Vote

With a 37 to 1 vote, Senate Bill 1235 was passed today by Virginia’s Senate. The proposal would allow for the use of of high-CBD and high-THCA cannabis oil for those with epilepsy who receive a recommendation from a physician. Specifically, Senate Bill 1235 would allow those with epilepsy who receive a recommendation from a …

Continue reading