Meet the Mad Scientists of Cannabis Oil – Cannabis News

Genius Extraction Technologies is ramping up and reinventing cannabis extract production.

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Cannabis Innovators and Activists: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam – Cannabis News

Knowing that morphine was isolated from the poppy and cocaine was isolated from the coca leaf, Dr. Mechoulam wondered about the main active component(s) in cannabis.

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Cannabis for Osteoporosis Prevention – Cannabis News

Research evidence points out the key role of cannabinoid receptors in bone turnover and healing processes.

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A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weed – Marijuana News

It’s one thing to know what molecules are found in different weed strains. It’s another to know what those chemicals actually do -- scientifically speaking.

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A New Era in Medical Marijuana Research? – Marijuana News

As the government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing the rules could lead to big advances.

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Can Pot Boost Your Workout? – Marijuana News

Are athletes who tout marijuana’s performance-enhancing effects onto something – or just on something?

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Marijuana-Based Drug Found to Reduce Epileptic Seizures – Marijuana News

An experimental drug derived from marijuana has succeeded in reducing epileptic seizures in its first major clinical trial, the product’s developer announced Monday, a finding that could lend credence to the medical marijuana movement.

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Hemp waste fibers form basis of supercapacitor more conductive than graphene – Marijuana News

At a recent presentation, a scientist described how he and his team were able to recycle leftover hemp bast fiber into powerful energy-storing supercapacitors.

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CBD study at UAB shows promising results, researchers say – Marijuana News

About half of the patients who enrolled in a study of CBD oil at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had reductions in seizure frequency, according to initial results that will be reported at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in April.

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Maximizing cannabis: Scientists shift from the lab to the legal marijuana industry

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

A new company, founded by a group of microbiologists, underscores some of the new ideas and products coming out of the legal cannabis sector.

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