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The Top Medical Cannabis Studies of 2017

Medical cannabis research saw major wins in 2017. Learn more about what research showed in regards to cannabis' promise in healthy aging, neurodegenerative disease, and more.

The Top CBD Cannabis Studies of 2017

From benefits in epilepsy, autism, and beyond, here are some of 2017’s biggest medicinal cannabis news stories that focused on cannabidiol (CBD).

Cannabis Distillation: The Last Mile in Extraction

Creating an extract is one thing—really refining it is another. For consumers seeking the purest THC experience available, the choice is clear: cannabis distillate.

Cannabis Report Tops National Academies’ 2017 Bestseller List

The federal science advisory group put out 323 publications in 2017. 'The Health Effects of Cannabis' was their #1 download.

Is More CBD Better? The Science Behind CBD Dosing for Anxiety and Other Conditions

If a little CBD is good, shouldn’t a lot be better? It turns out the answer is no; CBD’s medicinal efficacy might require a particular dose range.

Study Finds Epilepsy Patients Feel Better After Daily CBD Regimen

Patients consumed CBD daily, dosed to their weight. More reported feeling better at the end of one year.

NASA Scientists Discover Petrified Joint in Outer Space

(Okay, not really. But come on, tell us that's not exactly what this thing looks like.)

NIDA Study Finds Underage Cannabis Use Alters Brain Connectivity

Consumers who began after age 21 exhibited the same connectivity as non-consumers.

Study Finds Alcohol 10 Times Deadlier Than Cannabis on the Road

Researchers found drunk drivers 17.8 times more likely to cause a fatal crash than sober drivers. Cannabis-influenced drivers were 1.65 times more likely.

Maryland Companies to Study Medical Marijuana Vaping

Two companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients.

Watch This: How Your Brain Reacts to Edibles

In this video, a narrator breaks down the ins and outs of what happens to your brain and body when you consume cannabis in edible form.

Why Cannabis and Cryptocurrency Have Yet to Hit It Off

It might seem a match made in heaven: cash-flush industry rejected by banks meets untraceable monetary system. So why is business still done in cash?

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.

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