ALPHA-CAT Necessary Evolution

Over the past 10 years, the Cannabis industry has been moving very fast; from underground initiatives to legitimate and effective companies, NGO, and the like. It has created a billion-dollar industry with millions of Cannabis users, for medical and recreational purposes around the world. As a scientist involved in the grassroots movement since 2006, I […]

Introduction to Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System In 1964 Raphael Mechoulam and Yechiel Gaoni opened a new perspective to marijuana, publishing the structure of Tetrahydrocannabiol (THC). After this, researchers as well as consumers of marijuana start to be more interested in microstructure of cannabis and its influence on our body. In the mid-1980s chemist found way to synthesize pure THC (Marinol). […]

Alpha-CAT Jamaican Expedition 2016

Alpha-CAT Jamaican Expedition

Alpha-CAT is visiting Jamaica this week to connect with the local cannabis community. Jamaica has legalized cannabis for recreational, sacramental and medical use last year in February and the research at the island is now growing! Alpha-CAT’s founder, Sébastien Béguerie, will meet up with local academic leaders, traditional herbalists, companies in the private sector and […]

Sébastien Béguerie Interview in “Magazín Legalizace” #33

Give thanks to “Magazín Legalizace”  (The First Czech Magazine for Cannabis Culture) for interviewing Sébastien, CEO and Founder of Alpha-CAT. The magazine even named him one of the International Important Figures of Legalization Movement! Here is the english version of the interview, otherwise for Czech speakers, you can find the two full page interview in the […]