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Body's own marijuana helps us forget traumatic memories - Cannabis News
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The endogenous compound anandamide -- often referred to as the body's own marijuana -- plays a role in erasing memories of a traumatic event.
First medical marijuana research launches in Pennsylvania ~ Cannabis News
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Six years after the idea was germinated, the nation’s first state-authorized medical marijuana research program is being launched in Philadelphia, state officials said.
UCLA researchers develop chemistry needed to create marijuana breathalyzer - Cannabis News
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UCLA chemists have reported the key chemical discovery necessary for the creation of a small, electronic marijuana breathalyzer.
One doctor vs. the DEA: Inside the battle to study marijuana in America - Cannabis News
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Millions of people across the U.S. can legally buy pot at dispensaries — but scientists aren’t allowed to study it.
Scientists Create New Method To Store Marijuana Pollen On A Long-Term Basis - Cannabis News
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Researchers have developed a way to determine the viability of pollen germination in marijuana plants, as well as a simple method of storing cannabis pollen for long periods of time, according to a new study.
There is no difference between the effects of indica and sativa marijuana strains, scientists say - Cannabis News
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In reality, no scientific evidence supports this dichotomy because on a molecular level, indica and sativa strains don't have pattern differences that set the two "types" apart from each other.
Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana’s Effects On COVID-19 - Cannabis News
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In an unusual turn, NIDA will pay researchers up to $100K per year to find out if smoking weed impacts COVID-19 symptoms.
Cannabis Scientists Are Chasing the Perfect High - Cannabis News
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Chemists at some of the biggest legal-weed companies are after an elusive prize: a predictable, reliable product.
Exploring cannabinoid bioavailability in the medical cannabis industry - Cannabis News
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When medication is consumed it must reach the intended site of action, but what is the degree and rate at which it is absorbed by the human body?
What is a cannabis contact high? - Cannabis News
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Research makes the case that contact highs are in fact real, but considering the circumstances, you may not have a lot to worry about.
Pennsylvania set to launch marijuana research at 8 universities - Cannabis News
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Research teams from eight Pennsylvania medical schools are preparing medical marijuana studies in collaboration with cannabis producers.
Study reveals antibiotic potential of cannabis compound - Cannabis News
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A compound made by cannabis plants has been found to wipe out one of the most common drug-resistant bacteria in a study on mice, raising hopes of a new weapon in the fight against superbugs.
A new ‘hemp scanner’ determines level of THC in cannabis plants - Cannabis News
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A team of researchers have created a ‘hemp scanner’ that can determine the level of THC in cannabis plants instantly, without damaging any of the product.
Scientists discovered a weed compound that may be 30 times more powerful than THC - Cannabis News
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A newly discovered cannabis compound has been shown in the lab to potentially be 30 times more potent than THC, the most studied psychoactive compound in marijuana.
Cannabis can help save the bees: Cornell University - Cannabis News
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Hemp might prove more useful to bees than humans, and that’s saying a lot.
Black Swan: rare Jamaican cannabis strain could treat pancreatic cancer - Cannabis News
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In 2019 a flavonoid of cannabis – Caflanone (FBL-03G) – was granted Orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration. Now, trials using the flavonoid to treat pancreatic cancer are anticipated to begin in the spring.

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