Leaky Gut Syndrome: Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) as a therapeutic target

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome and how is it diagnosed? Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) is an ailment characterized by a variety of symptoms including abdominal pain, fatigue, inflammation, gas, bloating, and intolerance to certain foods. It is thought to be caused by increased permeability of the intestinal lining, which is made up of structures called […]

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Emerald Cup 2014

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Northern California is the epicenter of the cannabis world and it is also the home of the Emerald Cup, the world’s largest running outdoor cannabis competition. The 11th annual Emerald Cup will be held on December 14th and 15th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, CA. SC Laboratories will be sponsoring this event […]

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HempCon San Bernardino

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HempCon is a medical cannabis event catering to anyone who might benefit from the use of cannabis. The San Bernardino HempCon will take place October 17-19, 2014 at the National Orange Show Event Center. SC Laboratories will be sponsoring this event as well as providing lab testing for the cannabis cup with awards going to the best indica, […]

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Santa Cruz Cup 2014

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Located in the heart of California, the Santa Cruz region is extremely cannabis centric. Santa Cruz County is home to ideal weather conditions for marijuana cultivation and the cannabis hub for the western United States. Which is why once a year we hold the Santa Cruz Cup for Medicinal Cannabis to enjoy, discuss, and celebrate the best medicine […]

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Cannabinoids in the Management and Treatment of Migraines

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What are migraines? Throbbing, pulsating, and excruciatingly painful, migraine headaches can be debilitating and affect over 23 million people in the US alone. Migraine headaches are recurrent headaches that typically affect one side of the head and are often accompanied by nausea. Migraines induce a state of hyperalgesia in a patient causing sensitivity to stimuli […]

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SC Laboratories President at The Marijuana for Medical Purposes Conference

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SC Laboratories President Josh Wurzer will be giving two presentations at the conference on Wednesday. His first presentation will cover the basics of the cannabinoids, the body’s endocannabinoid system, and the therapeutic potential of the endocannabinoid system in a variety of ailments. His second presentation will cover the importance of laboratory testing and the methods […]

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Putative Cannabinoid Receptors: GPR18, GPR55, & GPR119

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To date two different cannabinoid receptors, CB1 and CB2, have been identified. Knockout mice for both of these cannabinoid receptors have been created however these mice still exhibit behavioral, biochemical, and electrophysiological responses when cannabinoids are applied, suggesting the presence of other cannabinoid receptor subtypes. These responses are thought to be produced through the three […]

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The Endocannabinoid System and Stress-Related Psychiatric Illness

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The Endocannabinoid System in Stress-Related Psychiatric Illness What is the endocannabinoid system (ECS)? For centuries cannabis has been used for relief from stress and anxiety suggesting that the compounds found in the plant regulate the body’s stress response, and in fact that’s just what researchers are finding. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a system of […]

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Chalice Cup 2014

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SC Labs is proud to be the official testing lab of the 2014 Chalice California Cup. Chalice California is an event celebrating cannabis concentrates, the people who helped to evolve them to what they are today, and the culture that is rapidly erupting around them. Learn more about Chalice California at: http://www.chalicecalifornia.com/ Share on Tumblr Chalice […]

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HempCon 2014 – San Francisco

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HempCon is a medical cannabis event catering to anyone who might benefit from the use of cannabis. The San Francisco HempCon will take place August 22-24 2014 at the Cow Palace in Daly City. SC Laboratories will be sponsoring this event as well as providing lab testing for the cannabis cup with awards going to the […]

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