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Can Cannabis Chewing Gum Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Researchers in the Netherlands are set to test whether hemp-based CBD chewing gum can ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Why Does Cannabis Produce THC?

Learn why the endocannabinoid system doesn't exist solely so we can get high, and why cannabis plants produce cannabinoids at all.

Meet Lumir Hanus, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

Leafly spoke with the scientist who first isolated what's sometimes called "the bliss molecule" about the future of cannabis research.

What is the Endocannabinoid System and What is Its Role?

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system including how it interacts with cannabinoids to help produce cannabis effects and its role in our bodies.

What Influences Degradation of THC and Other Cannabinoids?

Learn the main factors that influence the degradation of the cannabinoids in cured cannabis flowers, and find out how to slow down the process.

What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)?

Learn all about tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis, from what it does to how it produces its effects.

How California Lab Testing Could Change the Way We Talk About Cannabis

With more questions come more answers, and with more answers comes a better understanding of the plant.

Is Smoking Cannabis Bad for You?

Discover what is known about the potential risks associated with cannabis smoke, including how it affects cardiovascular and lung health.

Australian Study Aims to Unlock the Potential of a Little-Known Cannabinoid

Researchers in Australia think CBD's lesser-known cannabinoid cousin, cannabidivarin, will ease epileptic seizures in patients.

What are the Negative Effects of Cannabis Smoking and Secondhand Smoke?

We’ve all heard that first and secondhand smoke inhalation is bad, but what about when it’s cannabis smoke? A study exploring this topic has surprising results.

CBD is Booming in Central Europe…But That’s Not Necessarily a Good Thing

Interest in cannabidiol has skyrocketed in Europe in recent years, but laws and the available products haven't quite managed to keep up.

CBD vs. THC: Why is CBD Not Psychoactive?

Why is THC psychoactive and CBD is not? How can one cannabinoid alter the mind so profoundly, and the other seemingly not at all?

CBD Week is Here

Get ready for CBD Week, a series of articles exploring how CBD works and its potential for treating disorders such as anxiety and addiction.

Two Dutch Coffeeshops Now Offering Lab Results to Customers

Dutch cannabis sales are moving into the 21st century despite the industry’s legal status being stuck in a bygone era. Buds of dubious provenance may soon become relics of the past.

What are Trichomes and Why Do They Exist on Cannabis?

Learn more about trichomes – those little crystals found on cannabis strains – including their function, the different types, and their lifecycle.

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