Science

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?

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

Participants smoke, undergo driving simulation.

Cannabis strains are commonly mislabeled, and strain names often aren't a reliable means of identifying genetic differences between plants.

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

When we consider the 200 or more bioactive compounds that have been discovered in cannabis, often the more widely understood phytocannabinoids and terpenes tend to steal the spotlight. But these aren’t the only important compounds produced by cannabis.

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