Seed to Harvest: Part 5- Vegetate and Bloom Stages Deciding what strains to grow will only get you halfway to starting a garden. Once you know what to grow you have to figure out how to get it. There are a few ways that cannabis growers share and get genetics....Read More
News Brief: Marijuana and Alzheimers
With increasing research into the medicinal properties of marijuana comes an increasingly long list of conditions it can treat.
New research coming out of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies focuses on how THC impacts the beta amyloid protein prevalent in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s disease. This protein is responsible for the “nerve cell death” that causes the symptoms of dementia. The study found that cannabinoids not only remove the beta amyloid proteins and reduce the inflammation that occurs in the brain as a result of their growth, but actually prevent their growth.
According to the Institute, “while these exploratory studies were conducted in neurons grown in the laboratory, they may offer insight into the role of inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease and could provide clues to developing novel therapeutics for the disorder.”
This theory will need to be tested in clinical trials, but it is exciting to see that marijuana may be the answer to Alzheimer’s disease, as scientists have never been able to identify a cause or a cure for the over 5 million people in America alone who have the disease.
Seed to Harvest: Part 4- Growing Conditions: Light Cycles Indoors and Out In this series, we’ve looked at marijuana genetics: varietal selection, types of seeds, and clones. Once you’ve got the genetics, you are on to growing.Marijuana grown indoors requires significant controls to create an ideal growing environment. Many people...Read More
Seed to Harvest: Part 3 – Making the Cut: A Closer Look at Clones If you missed the latest blog post, we talked about the different types of marijuana seeds available to growers. Now we’re going to focus on the other side of the genetic coin: clones.Cloning is a method of...Read More
News Brief: New Location in Pueblo East Now Open From humble beginnings as the City of Pueblo’s first recreational cannabis dispensary to building a state-of-the-art extraction lab, and adding greenhouse cultivation, NuVue Pharma’s growth over the last five years has been nothing short of astounding. One of our many goals...Read More
News Brief: NuVue Pharma Places Again in “The Grow Off” Awards A competition looking for the Best Growers in Colorado, The Grow Off, has recognized our NuVue Pharma Grow-Team for the second year. The grow team at NuVue Pharma managed to beat dozens of growers throughout the State, taking home...Read More
News Brief: Marijuana and Veterans An estimated 20% of American veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. A common statistic that we hear is 22: that’s the daily average number of veteran suicides, most due to the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and the difficulty of transitioning back into civilian life. Dr. Sue...Read More