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What Are You Smoking? Episode 23: Gettin’ Scientific About Cannabis

Leafly's in-house neuroscientist Nick Jikomes joins the podcast for a conversation about what's happening in cannabis research today.

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).

We Asked a Scientist: What’s the Right Dose of CBD?

Leafly’s in-house neuroscientist Nick Jikomes explains how different cannabinoids interact, why different conditions benefit from different doses of CBD, and more.

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.

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.

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.

Male vs. Female Cannabis: How to Determine the Sex of Your Plant

Determining the sex of your cannabis plant is vital to achieving your growing goals. Luckily, sexing cannabis plants is easier than one might think.

Spark Up and Check Out These 15 Mind-Blowing Space Images From NASA’s Photo Library

NASA recently made its image and video library open to the public for royalty-free use, so set your responsibilities aside, grab a pre-roll, and spend hours staring at these photos.

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.

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?

Concentrate Shelf Life: How Long Does Cannabis Oil Last?

Learn about the multiple factors that influence how long your cannabis oils and concentrates last, from the starting material quality to how it’s stored.

Why Scientist Carl Sagan Embraced Cannabis Throughout His Lifetime

Carl Sagan, known for his immense contributions to science, was an avid supporter of cannabis. Learn about his views and experiences with the plant.

Cannabis Oil Distillate: A Different Kind of Concentrate

Learn how cannabis distillate concentrates are processed, how easy they are to both consume and infuse, and what they mean for the industry.

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