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

Unlike with other plants, researchers don't have a long history of closely analyzing the genetic makeup of the plant.

But for the past seven years – as more and more states legalize medical and recreational pot – researchers have been working on producing a high-quality marijuana genome.

Everyone from low-level researchers to larger companies are part of this effort, and they say mapping the cannabis genome could be highly beneficial to people who grow or use cannabis.

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Thor Benson ~ RollingStone.com

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