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

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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.

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

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Increasingly, parents of children with severe autism, frustrated with the lack of options, have turned to cannabis. Many have heard anecdotal reports of success; others have read of promising results with epileptic children. However, clinical research remains nonexistent.

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LINCOLN — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher said Tuesday that he’s received federal approval to plant the state’s first research plot of industrial hemp.

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Hemp can now be legally planted in West Virginia for the first time in 70 years. The hemp seeds will be planted as part of one West Virginia University study.

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

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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.