Ancient Wooden Pots from China Contain Cannabis Residue
Ancient Wooden Pots from China Contain Cannabis Residue
A brazier and charred stones, thought to be part of burial ceremonies, preserve signs that people used the drug thousands of years ago.
Ancient Wooden Pots from China Contain Cannabis Residue
Ancient Wooden Pots from China Contain Cannabis Residue

A brazier and charred stones, thought to be part of burial ceremonies, preserve signs that people used the drug thousands of years ago.

A brazier and charred stones, thought to be part of burial ceremonies, preserve signs that people used the drug thousands of years ago.

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Rediscovering Cannabis: The Pan-Cannabis Genome Project
Rediscovering Cannabis: The Pan-Cannabis Genome Project
Medicinal Genomics | May 8, 2019
Whether due to a changing regulatory climate, positive results from early clinical trials, or simply a desire to untangle cannabis’s mythology, scientists have rediscovered cannabis after ignoring it for decades. Find out how a plant's genetic signature translates into a compound profile!
Potent Weed Linked to Psychosis
Potent Weed Linked to Psychosis
Jef Akst | Mar 20, 2019
Frequent use of high-strength cannabis may increase the risk of mental health problems, according to a large-scale epidemiological study.
Yeast Engineered to Make Cannabinoids
Yeast Engineered to Make Cannabinoids
Kerry Grens | Feb 27, 2019
Genes inserted into the yeast genome produce the compounds CBD and THC in the microbes.
Infographic: How Exposure to Cannabis in Utero Affects Development
Infographic: How Exposure to Cannabis in Utero Affects Development
Andrew Scheyer | Jan 1, 2019
Rodent and human studies have revealed a multitude of effects starting during gestation and lasting into adulthood.
Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain
Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain
Andrew Scheyer | Jan 1, 2019
Children born to moms who smoked or ingested marijuana during pregnancy suffer higher rates of depression, hyperactivity, and inattention.
Big Pharma Picks up on Medical Marijuana
Big Pharma Picks up on Medical Marijuana
Ashley P. Taylor | Dec 19, 2018
A Novartis subsidiary is partnering with a Canadian cannabis company to sell medical marijuana worldwide.
Cannabinoid Exposure During Adolescence Disrupts Neural Regulation
Cannabinoid Exposure During Adolescence Disrupts Neural Regulation
Jef Akst | Nov 6, 2018
Young rats injected with a synthetic cannabinoid have more of the brain’s motivating dopaminergic signaling and fewer numbers of inhibitory neurons than controls.
Fetal Marijuana Exposure Stunts Rat Cognitive Performance
Fetal Marijuana Exposure Stunts Rat Cognitive Performance
Jef Akst | Nov 5, 2018
Offspring of rats exposed to vaporized cannabis had difficulty switching strategies to get a sugar reward, according to a study presented at the Society for Neuroscience conference.

Zimbabwe’s Medical Marijuana Future Uncertain
Zimbabwe’s Medical Marijuana Future Uncertain
Tonderayi Mukeredzi | Sep 12, 2018
The country is the second in Africa to permit cannabis cultivation, but months after approval there’s been little uptake by farmers and no scientific proposals.