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Tune in for 3 hashish occasions exploring the nexus of hashish science and coverage.

Cannabinoid receptors, named after hashish, are present in almost each organ within the physique. Picture Credit score: NOVA/GBH

As state-legalized hashish spreads, NOVA explores its little-known dangers and advantages. Be a part of us for 3 digital hashish conversations which discover the intersection of hashish science and coverage. To study extra, register for the occasions listed under.

Hashish Genomics and Cannabinoid Genes

Wednesday, November 3
6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT
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What do we all know in regards to the hashish genome and the way are hashish strains associated to 1 one other? Be a part of Dr. Daniela Vergara, rising crops specialist at Cornell College, to find what the genome can inform us about hashish strains, their relationship, and the genes related to CBD & THC manufacturing.

Be taught extra in regards to the dangers and advantages of hashish in NOVA’s The Hashish Query, streaming on YouTube and the NOVA web site.

Investigating Medicinal Makes use of of Hashish

Tuesday, November 9
6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT
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Hashish is authorized for medicinal use in 38 states, but it’s nonetheless unclear how efficient hashish is in treating the wide selection of bodily and psychological well being circumstances individuals are utilizing it for. Be a part of Dr. Staci Gruber, director of the Cognitive and Medical Neuroimaging Core (CCNC) and the Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific Discovery (MIND) program at McLean Hospital, to find out about her analysis with individuals utilizing medical hashish for anxiousness, continual ache, and different circumstances and focus on new alternatives for medical analysis on hashish based mostly on these findings.

Keep tuned for extra hashish conversations highlighting the brand new collection!

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