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Weed May Play a Role in Weight Loss - Cannabis News
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Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why.
Seattle Company Gets Washington’s First Pot Research License - Cannabis News
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The state of Washington is about to hand out its very first cannabis research license. This new license allows companies to grow and process cannabis purely for research purposes.
Hacking Your Endocannabinoid System: How Weed Can Cure Anxiety - Cannabis News
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A look at the science behind how cannabis interacts with the human brain, so you can utilize the plant to effectively treat any ailment.
Why cannabis affects women differently to men - Cannabis News
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New research finds that cannabis affects women differently to men. The reason behind the difference lines up with the activities of different hormones.
Study Reveals 21 New Cannabinoids - Cannabis News
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Researchers at the University of British Columbia have published a study revealing that there may be more types of cannabinoids than expected in many strains of cannabis and also that CBD and THC are not as important for understanding different strain effects as previously thought, according to Nature.
The Quest to Make California's Weed the Champagne of Cannabis - Cannabis News
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The state’s growers have created unique cultivation methods and strains that tend to thrive in the various microclimates.
As cannabis market heats up, scientists race to build ‘weed biofactories’ - Cannabis News
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Scientists are hustling on behalf of the weed industry to find new ways to produce the most valuable compounds in marijuana, ditching greenhouses in favor of big steel vats of yeast that can ‘brew’ cannabis like Budweiser brews beer.
Chemists Are Using Espresso Machines to Make Cannabis Extracts - Cannabis News
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A new study reveals that cannabis researchers may be able to replace expensive and time-consuming extraction methods with a simple coffee machine.
Study On Marijuana And PTSD In Military Veterans Only Needs A Few More Volunteers - Cannabis News
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The first controlled study examining marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder needs just a handful more U.S. military veterans to volunteer as test subjects before it can be completed, the study’s nonprofit sponsor announced Thursday.
Seeking the Secret of the Munchies: One Scientist’s Quest - Cannabis News
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Every cannabis consumer knows that strain of Presidential OG may inspire you to finish an entire bag of stale potato chips, with no regard for the consequences. But why?
Study on Marijuana: How Soon After Lighting up is it Safe to Drive? - Cannabis News
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Participants smoke, undergo driving simulation.
Canada May Become The New Leaders In Cannabis Research - Cannabis News
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With a population of 36 million people, Canada has the potential to become a hotbed for scientific studies related to cannabis.
How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot - Cannabis News
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Scientists are currently in the midst of exploring uncharted territory: The cannabis genome.
Your Favorite Strain May Not Actually Be What You Think It Is - Cannabis News
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Cannabis strains are commonly mislabeled, and strain names often aren't a reliable means of identifying genetic differences between plants.
What Are Cannabis Flavonoids and What Do They Do? - Cannabis News
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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.
Can marijuana help ease the opioid epidemic? New UCLA cannabis research center aims to find out
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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.

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