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An agricultural technology company has announced that it will be sending cannabis to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a scientific experiment.

Raphael Mechoulam discovered THC over 50 years ago. Decades later, he's still convinced cannabis could help millions.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has already issued several patents for specific kinds of cannabis (most recently one for a variety of high-CBD hemp), and for more wide-ranging “utility patents,” but so far they’ve gone unenforced and even unnoticed.

Coffee and weed are a pairing that is here to stay. They go together like they were made for each other, and maybe they were. But here’s how coffee can throw a wrench into that relationship.

The entourage effect describes how different components of the cannabis plant interact to create the unique effects of various strains and products.

Scientists have studied the trichomes (or "cellular factories) of the cannabis plant in extreme detail, revealing that flowers with mushroom-shaped hairs are the most potent -- both in terms of smell and cannabinoid content.

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