The Science Behind Purple Kush, and the Colors of Cannabis – Cannabis News

Before cannabinoid testing and genetic profiling of the cannabis plant, consumers would judge a batch of weed based on its smell, taste, and color.

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Why Hemp Is Still Controversial In America And A Challenge For Entrepreneurs – Cannabis News

Despite its eco-friendly nature, hemp is still not allowed for widespread cultivation in the US; rather only small-scale pilots are allowed in a few states around the country.

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Marijuana social network is coming for seniors – Cannabis News

Take it as an indicator in the rapidly changing world of cannabis use, but a group of senior citizens are organizing their own social network to discuss marijuana.

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Study: Marijuana a better pain reliever for men than women – Cannabis News

With legalization of marijuana increasing across the United States, there is more focus than ever on identifying the risks and benefits of the drug. A new study provides further insight, after finding men experience greater pain relief with marijuana use than women.

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Murray State University in Kentucky Hosts Hemp Education and Field Day – Cannabis News

Murray State University hosted a Hemp Education and Field Day earlier this month, giving area residents insight on the hemp plots being grown at the university.

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The height of hemp – Cannabis News

A report released in May showed that nationwide, retail sales for hemp products in 2015 reached $575 million, which was a more than 10 percent increase from the prior year.

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Penn State to help develop guidelines for growing industrial hemp – Cannabis News

Penn State research could help farmers to be more successful if and when the law allows them to grow industrial hemp for profit.

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Cannabinoids: The chemistry behind cannabis – Cannabis News

There are nearly 500 natural compounds in marijuana and over 100 of those chemical compounds (thanks to a recent discovery) are called cannabinoids.

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Medical marijuana research comes out of the shadows - Cannabis News

Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There are still tight restrictions but weed is increasingly coming into the scientific mainstream.

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Nebraska Begins State-Funded Cannabis Drug Research For Epileptics – Cannabis News

For the first time in Nebraska, legal testing of a marijuana-based drug treatment will begin this summer.

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Louisiana State University, Southern University want to grow medical marijuana – Cannabis News

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University and Southern University want to begin growing marijuana for medical use.

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Louisiana State University, Southern University want to grow medical marijuana – Cannabis News

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University and Southern University want to begin growing marijuana for medical use.

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In Colorado, first-ever marijuana tax scholarships awarded to 25 Pueblo students – Cannabis News

Pueblo County has set aside around $750,000 in college scholarships for high school seniors, and all of that funding came from marijuana excise taxes.

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‘Jack’s Law’: Medical Marijuana In Schools Bill Signed By Colorado Governor – Cannabis News

DENVER (CBS4)– Schools in Colorado will be required to allow medical marijuana after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed “Jack’s Law” on Monday.

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‘Jack’s Law’: Medical Marijuana In Schools Bill Signed By Colorado Governor – Cannabis News

DENVER (CBS4)– Schools in Colorado will be required to allow medical marijuana after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed “Jack’s Law” on Monday.

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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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These kids are going to college on pot – Marijuana News

DENVER — Colorado pot smokers are helping send 25 students to college, the first scholarships in the U.S. funded with taxes on legal marijuana.

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Cannabis Journalism Course Offered at UC Berkeley This Summer – Marijuana News

With the cannabis industry expected to thrive in some states, California is the next up to offer cannabis courses to help those looking to get into the industry.

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Louisiana colleges may soon be able to grow marijuana, hemp – Marijuana News

BATON ROUGE — University agriculture centers might soon be able to start growing marijuana and its plant cousin, hemp, for industrial and medicinal purposes.

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Louisiana colleges may soon be able to grow marijuana, hemp – Marijuana News

BATON ROUGE — University agriculture centers might soon be able to start growing marijuana and its plant cousin, hemp, for industrial and medicinal purposes.

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