Science

One of the great mysteries surrounding cannabis has been solved. A team of scientists from the University of Toronto (U of T) has discovered how hemp and cannabis evolved from a single species—Cannabis sativa—but contain distinct chemical properties.

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New research finds that cannabis affects women differently to men. The reason behind the difference lines up with the activities of different hormones.

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The first controlled study examining marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder needs just a handful more U.S. military veterans to volunteer as test subjects before it can be completed, the study’s nonprofit sponsor announced Thursday.

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Legalization will vastly expand our understanding of the ancient drug plant and how it can improve lives.

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Researchers at the University of British Columbia have published a study revealing that there may be more types of cannabinoids than expected in many strains of cannabis and also that CBD and THC are not as important for understanding different strain effects as previously thought, according to Nature.

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Every cannabis consumer knows that strain of Presidential OG may inspire you to finish an entire bag of stale potato chips, with no regard for the consequences. But why?

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Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why.

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The state’s growers have created unique cultivation methods and strains that tend to thrive in the various microclimates.

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Participants smoke, undergo driving simulation.

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The state of Washington is about to hand out its very first cannabis research license. This new license allows companies to grow and process cannabis purely for research purposes.

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Scientists are hustling on behalf of the weed industry to find new ways to produce the most valuable compounds in marijuana, ditching greenhouses in favor of big steel vats of yeast that can ‘brew’ cannabis like Budweiser brews beer.

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With a population of 36 million people, Canada has the potential to become a hotbed for scientific studies related to cannabis.

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A look at the science behind how cannabis interacts with the human brain, so you can utilize the plant to effectively treat any ailment.

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A new study reveals that cannabis researchers may be able to replace expensive and time-consuming extraction methods with a simple coffee machine.

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Scientists are currently in the midst of exploring uncharted territory: The cannabis genome.

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