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What's in Your Weed? Touring Florida's Marijuana Testing Lab - Cannabis News
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Christopher Martinez has brought pharmaceutical-grade precision to Florida's first marijuana testing laboratory.
What the Marijuana Genome Map Means for the Future of Pot - Cannabis News
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A breakthrough in genetic research opens the door to more-targeted products and maybe even pharmaceuticals.
The grass is green for careers in cannabis research - Cannabis News
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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.
Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘No reason’ for marijuana to be illegal - Cannabis News
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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.”
Marijuana Mood Ring: What do Cannabis Colors Mean? - Cannabis News
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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.
The Future of Cannabis May Lie in Terpene Isolation - Cannabis News
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Terpene extraction is not only a reality but the next new craze in cannabis compound isolation.
Suffering From Chronic Stress? Marijuana Can Help With That - Cannabis News
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Scientists have found that lasting stress also depresses endocannabinoids -- neurotransmitters similar to the active ingredients in cannabis -- and that, in turn, can depress us.
Oxford University to launch multimillion-dollar medical marijuana research program – Cannabis News
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Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.
Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News
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To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.
Why Does Cannabis Slow Down Our Time Perception? – Cannabis News
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Cannabis consumers may experience distortions in their perception of time, often reporting how minutes can feel like they stretch to hours on end -- an unsettling experience, to say the least.
Hemp hits new high as building material on Dutch bridge – Cannabis News
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While plenty of cannabis goes up in smoke in coffee shops around the Netherlands, Dutch researchers have found a new use for it - as an environmentally friendly building material to rival cement or steel.
The synergy of terpenes in cannabis – Cannabis News
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The key to better health may be found in a mixture of oils.
Why More Americans in Their 50s and 60s Are Smoking Pot – Cannabis News
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Older Americans are among the fastest growing groups of pot users, according to recent research and drug surveys.
A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high – Cannabis News
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Thousands of people around the country are using high-CBD marijuana.
Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant – Cannabis News
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More than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use, but only now is the nation's first research facility for medical marijuana opening.
What are Terpenes in Cannabis? – Cannabis News
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As more states pass legislation about cannabis, the more we are beginning to hear about terpenes and the profound effect they can have on us as cannabis consumers.

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