Science

If you’ve ever wondered what causes the notable “high” from marijuana, you have the endocannabinoid system to thank.

Smoking or ingesting cannabis is associated with the munchies. So, I wondered: Does CBD have the same effect?

If you’ve ever wondered how cannabis gets its aroma, then you’re really asking what are terpenes.

It’s with a mix of excitement and trepidation that we move into the next phase of cannabis research, still hoping to unlock the plant’s incredible therapeutic potential without letting Big Pharma swoop in and reap all the profits.

Dr. Mark Ware has devoted the past 20 years of his career to studying marijuana, and he can remember some “dark, lean” periods when he had to fight for meagre funding.

Americans can legally buy high quality marijuana in most states, but when scientists want to study pot in a lab, they’re basically stuck with schwag.

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