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

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.

The mission is to study how cannabis impacts society, looking at everything from public health and the environment to the economy and the legal system.

Christopher Martinez has brought pharmaceutical-grade precision to Florida's first marijuana testing laboratory.

A breakthrough in genetic research opens the door to more-targeted products and maybe even pharmaceuticals.

Few people have specific training in cannabis, so employers look for related knowledge and experience and a desire and ability to learn a new field quickly.

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, among the most well-known living scientists this side of Stephen Hawking, said this week that “there's no reason for [marijuana] to ever have been made illegal.”

We're here with some nerdy tips about colors in marijuana, including where they come from, their purposes, and how they affect your stash.

Terpene extraction is not only a reality but the next new craze in cannabis compound isolation.

Scientists have found that lasting stress also depresses endocannabinoids -- neurotransmitters similar to the active ingredients in cannabis -- and that, in turn, can depress us.

Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

Cannabis consumers may experience distortions in their perception of time, often reporting how minutes can feel like they stretch to hours on end -- an unsettling experience, to say the least.

While plenty of cannabis goes up in smoke in coffee shops around the Netherlands, Dutch researchers have found a new use for it - as an environmentally friendly building material to rival cement or steel.

The key to better health may be found in a mixture of oils.

Older Americans are among the fastest growing groups of pot users, according to recent research and drug surveys.

Thousands of people around the country are using high-CBD marijuana.

As more states pass legislation about cannabis, the more we are beginning to hear about terpenes and the profound effect they can have on us as cannabis consumers.

More than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use, but only now is the nation's first research facility for medical marijuana opening.

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam laid the scientific foundation upon which all modern cannabis knowledge is built.


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