The cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) seemed to all the buzz at MJBiz Con. Now Canna Law Blog takes a look at what CBG it is and what it might be worth to business.
- CBG has a “precursor role” in synthesizing other cannabinoids such as THC and CBD. It also may have health benefits but more research is needed.
- Because it can be legally produced from hemp, regulations surrounding it may be less onerous than those around CBD.
- However, the blog doesn’t see it having much commercial potential until consumers take interest in it and it can be produced at scale
Meanwhile, scientists discovered a new phytocannabinoid Delta9-Tetrahydrocannabiphorol (THCP), which has an “affinity for the CB1 receptor” 30x stronger than THC. ????WW Canada has more.
- The N.Y. Times offers tips on traveling with MED.