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In 2019 a flavonoid of cannabis – Caflanone (FBL-03G) – was granted Orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Now, trials using the flavonoid to treat pancreatic cancer are anticipated to begin in the spring.

As a growing number of states legalize cannabis, health officials are increasingly sounding the alarm for technology that can quickly determine when drivers are stoned.

The director of the National Institute of Health explained that federal laws make it very hard to study marijuana in the U.S.

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

At the turn of the new year, a team of Italian scientists announced the discovery of two new cannabinoids found in marijuana.

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.

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