Pump the brakes before cannabinoids become the next Ivermectin.

The Haymaker is Leafly Senior Editor Bruce Barcott’s opinion column on cannabis politics and culture.

A scientific study published on Monday in the Journal of Natural Products sent shockwaves through the cannabis industry—and in the space of 48 hours went from miracle cure to late-night comedy fodder.


Here’s the fact: A team of researchers from Oregon State University and the Oregon Health & Science University reported that CBDA and CBGA inhibited the reproduction and spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus in early in vitro lab tests.

CBDA and CBGA are the raw forms of CBD and CBG. Both can be derived from federally legal hemp.


What is CBDA (cannabidiolic acid) &…

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