The cannabis plant is comprised of, among other things, phytochemicals that have evolved over time to become very biologically active. Most of the current research and development (R&D) surrounding cannabis revolves around understanding these biologically-active ingredients, especially cannabinoids. To date, over 90 cannabinoids have been isolated from cannabis, each affecting the body’s cannabinoid receptors and responsible for distinctive pharmacological effects. The cannabinoids that bind more selectively to certain receptors have become more desirable for medical usage because of the advantage offered. Examples of phytochemicals that have been developed into pharmaceutical drugs include the bronchodilator (asthma), salicin (aspirin) and a number of cardiovascular agents.
InMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: IMLFF) is a Canadian drug discovery and development company with a unique focus on this area of cannabinoid science and the curative capabilities of cannabinoids. Since the 1980s, InMed has been developing a robust pipeline of therapies and products by leveraging its primary value drivers: its leadership team and its research and development into the extensive pharmacology of cannabinoids; its proprietary drug discovery platform; its proprietary cannabinoid manufacturing system; and its inventive…
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