Science

When we consider the 200 or more bioactive compounds that have been discovered in cannabis, often the more widely understood phytocannabinoids and terpenes tend to steal the spotlight. But these aren’t the only important compounds produced by cannabis.

A breakthrough in genetic research opens the door to more-targeted products and maybe even pharmaceuticals.

The mission is to study how cannabis impacts society, looking at everything from public health and the environment to the economy and the legal system.

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.

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

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, among the most well-known living scientists this side of Stephen Hawking, said this week that “there's no reason for [marijuana] to ever have been made illegal.”

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