New York Governor Includes Adult-Use Cannabis in State Budget Proposal

New York Governor Includes Adult-Use Cannabis in State Budget Proposal

Cannabis sativa L. still holds many secrets. But, one compound at a time, scientists are beginning to decipher its complex code. In addition to increased interest in studying the hundreds of minor cannabinoids and terpenes the plant is capable of producing, researchers have also begun to examine the pharmacological benefits of cannabis-sourced flavonoids.

These secondary metabolites, also known as cannflavins, are responsible for the colorful variations in chemovarietals (including those consumer-favorite purple varieties) that help attract pollinators, protect the plant from pests and diseases, and lend nuance to taste and aroma profiles. They also have therapeutic promise in their own right.

Published at Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:14:00 +0000

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