Studying the Effects of Cannabidiol on Brain Tumors in Children

CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis and has a beneficial effect on brain tumors. However, as long as whole plant cannabis remains federally illegal, access to medical advice and research about CBD remains limited. The Astro Brain Tumor Fund is co-funding the study hoping to prove that CBD can be a gentler, less toxic way [...]

By | 2017-06-01T20:45:05+00:00 June 1st, 2017|blog|0 Comments

DNA Profiling

Downeast Medicals to our knowledge  is the only provider in Maine offering verified genetics; actually lab tested. Unlike testing the potency of marijuana (flowers), testing cannabis plants (genetics) involves DNA profiling seed samples. We have relied on this process to identify and grade the "purity" of cannabis genotypes; the most potent phenotypes are preserved and [...]

By | 2017-05-26T13:50:32+00:00 May 26th, 2017|blog|0 Comments