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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.
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 chemists have reported the key chemical discovery necessary for the creation of a small, electronic marijuana breathalyzer.
Millions of people across the U.S. can legally buy pot at dispensaries — but scientists aren’t allowed to study it.
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.
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.
In an unusual turn, NIDA will pay researchers up to $100K per year to find out if smoking weed impacts COVID-19 symptoms.
Chemists at some of the biggest legal-weed companies are after an elusive prize: a predictable, reliable product.
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?
Research makes the case that contact highs are in fact real, but considering the circumstances, you may not have a lot to worry about.
Research teams from eight Pennsylvania medical schools are preparing medical marijuana studies in collaboration with cannabis producers.
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 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.
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.
Hemp might prove more useful to bees than humans, and that’s saying a lot.
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.