cannabis
Cannabidiol Quells Seizures
Cannabidiol Quells Seizures
Jef Akst | Apr 14, 2015
The marijuana-derived compound shows promise in treating rare forms of epilepsy that cause children to have seizures multiple times a day.
Can Pot Be Lethal?
Can Pot Be Lethal?
Bob Grant | Feb 24, 2014
New post-mortem examinations suggest that marijuana can kill.
Week in Review, July 15–19
Week in Review, July 15–19
Jef Akst | Jul 19, 2013
Bias in preclinical research; medical marijuana for kids; a swath of microbial genomes; plastic ocean habitats; rethinking scientific evaluation
Medical Marijuana for Kids?
Medical Marijuana for Kids?
Aimee Swartz | Jul 17, 2013
The drug has brought relief to children suffering from cancer and other serious ailments, but getting access is often limited by considerable regulatory hurdles.
A Link Between Autism and Cannabinoids
A Link Between Autism and Cannabinoids
Kate Yandell | Apr 11, 2013
Mutations tied to autism in mice lead to deficits in the signaling pathway activated by marijuana.
Does Pot Cause Mental Decline?
Does Pot Cause Mental Decline?
Kate Yandell | Jan 15, 2013
A new study casts doubt on previous research linking early marijuana use to drops in IQ.