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How Strain Genetics Influence THC:CBD Ratios

Learn how the THC:CBD ratio in cannabis influences a specific strain's effects, and find out how that ratio is connected to the strain’s genetics.

The Shake: Hillary Clinton’s Latest Position and Tweaking the Cannabis Genome

Secret classes in Mexico show caretakers how to make cannabis medicine, Oregon will track products with microchips, and who won 4/20?

Seed to Sale: How Legal Cannabis Is Grown

We visited five different gardens in California, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the professionals are growing some of the best legal cannabis.

Cannabis Seeds 101: All You Need to Know and More

This resource is designed to teach you the basics about cannabis seeds, such as what they are, what "feminized" and "auto-flowering" means, seeds vs. clones, and more.

The Secrets of Colorful Cannabis Revealed: Here’s Why Some Strains Turn Purple

What gives cannabis its purple, blue, and red hues? The answer is anthocyanin, a family of flavonoids that gives cannabis its colorful pigments.

The Shake: Rihanna Rents the Entire Floor, Justices Consider Colorado Complaint, Cannabis Outsells Girl Scout Cookies

Infographics! Baked goods! Top-shelf political humor! The Shake today is chock full of good stuff.

Leafly Science Roundup: Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout?

Cannabis doesn't make you anxious or depressed, a new study says. The DEA walks back its argument on stoned bunnies. And the effort to develop for a cannabis breathalyzer could be harder than you think. That and more in the (first-ever!) Leafly science roundup.

The Shake: Cannabis Cup Permit Lost, Psychosis Gene Found

The High Times Cannabis Cup is looking for a new home, Veterans Affairs doctors may finally be able to talk about cannabis, and the opening of a Massachusetts dispensary is marred by protest.

Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis Breeding, Genetics, and Strain Variability

Why is it so difficult to find consistency among different examples of what is supposedly the same strain? To answer this, we must delve into the murky world of cannabis genetics and breeding.

Factors That Impact Your Cannabis Strain: Part 1, Genetics

In this five-part series, we'll take a closer look at five factors that impact your cannabis strain, starting off with the importance of solid genetics.