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Personality Quiz: How Open Are Cannabis Consumers?

Take this personality quiz to learn how open, creative, and curious you are, and learn about how cannabis use correlates with these traits.

Meet the People Who Sent Cannabis Into Space

Herban Planet sent one pound of marijuana into the upper atmosphere, and now the team is working with scientists to see if anything has changed at a molecular level.

THCA Shows Promise for Huntington’s Disease, Study Finds

In animal studies, researchers found the THC precursor reduced inflammation and served as a neuroprotectant.

6 Takeaways From Dr. Ethan Russo’s ‘Cannabis: An Unconventional Solution to the Opioid Crisis’

Earlier this month, internationally renowned neurologist and psychopharmacologist Ethan Russo joined forces with Americans for Safe Access to address the surprising history of cannabis and opioids, highlighting the efficacy of mitigating the problems of opioids with cannabis.

Taking Drugged Driving Seriously: What Does the Science Say?

Recent headlines raised fears about stoned driving. We looked at the data and found a different story.

How Cannabis Can Combat the Opioid Epidemic: An Interview With Philippe Lucas

In a new study, researcher Philippe Lucas lays out the variety of roles cannabis could play in fighting the opioid epidemic.

TechCrunch Asks Cannabis Breathalyzer CEO ‘Why Are You Such a Narc?’

During the TechCrunch Disrupt event, Josh Constine asked the CEO of Hound Labs, a startup in the process of creating the first reliable cannabis breathalyzer, "Why are you such a narc?"

Blockchain Company Aims to Transform Australia’s Medical Cannabis Sector

Blockchain, the technology that powers digital currencies like Bitcoin, will make a cannabis-sector debut in Australia with the help of Canadian cannabis app developer Global Cannabis.

Why Does Cannabis Make Music Sound So Good?

Learn how the effects of cannabis can make music sound better and aid in its production.

Does Cannabis Make You Walk Funny?

Maybe, just a little bit, say these Australian researchers.

Cannabis Potency: How Does Lab Testing for THC and CBD Work?

Learn about High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), the most common technique to measure THC and CBD concentrations in cannabis flower.

You May Want to Avoid These Ingredients in Cannabis Oil Vape Cartridges

Cannabis oil vape cartridges are made with varying strains, solvents, and additives. Which ingredients are safe, and which ones should be avoided?

The Biology of Cannabis vs. Opioids for Pain Relief

To fight the opioid epidemic, there needs to be a substitute that is more safe, effective, and accessible. How exactly does cannabis work to block pain?

Researchers Are One Step Closer to a THC Breathalyzer

Measuring cannabis-related impairment is extremely difficult. Researchers at a Colorado lab may have found an answer in the gas pressure of THC vapor.

Online Portals Guide Australian Doctors Through Medical Cannabis Maze

Doctors in Australia aren’t big prescribers of medical cannabis—not yet, at least. Online portals hope to help streamline process, speeding patient access.

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