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Scientists use beer yeast to brew THC and CBD

Scientists use beer yeast to brew THC and CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019


Filed under News, Research

Yeast could have a whole new use: to produce cannabinoids. According to the scientific discovery, published in Nature, a sugar in brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) called galactose was successfully turned into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Published just last month, the study revealed how yeast could be alter...

Cannabis Research Center launches at UC Berkeley

Cannabis Research Center launches at UC Berkeley

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 13, 2019


Filed under Research

A freshly formed cannabis research center has officially opened at the University of California Berkeley. According to the center's co-director Van Butsic,  the center has the potential to become something magnanimous in regards to academia. Butsic, who holds a Ph.D. in forestry, will dedicate 2019 ...

New cafe in West Hollywood serves $59 cannabis shakes

New cafe in West Hollywood serves $59 cannabis shakes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 21, 2018


Filed under Culture

A brand new cafe in West Hollywood is quenching the thirst of customers with $59 cannabis shakes measuring 16 ounces. The health and wellness cafe celebrated its opening on May 10, luring passers-by inside with its very fascinating selection of CBD-based drinks. Alki David, a Greek billionaire, is ...

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