Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research
The coming legalization of recreational marijuana is already increasing funding for studies, but regulations on such research have been slow to change.
Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research
Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research

The coming legalization of recreational marijuana is already increasing funding for studies, but regulations on such research have been slow to change.

The coming legalization of recreational marijuana is already increasing funding for studies, but regulations on such research have been slow to change.

medical marijuana
FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug
FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug
Shawna Williams | Jun 25, 2018
As the CBD-based medication enters the market, the agency promises a crackdown on producers of cannabidiol products that make unproven claims.
Cannabidiol Eases Epileptic Seizures: Study
Cannabidiol Eases Epileptic Seizures: Study
Aggie Mika | May 26, 2017
Around 40 percent of children with an uncommon disorder had 50 percent fewer seizures while taking the marijuana derivative.
Cannabinoid Treatment Improves Cognition in Old Mice
Cannabinoid Treatment Improves Cognition in Old Mice
Diana Kwon | May 8, 2017
In young mice, THC had the opposite effect.
Marijuana Research Still Stymied by Federal Laws
Marijuana Research Still Stymied by Federal Laws
Bob Grant | Jan 23, 2017
US scientists continue to have a hard time getting funding to study the health impacts of the drug. But cannabis research in Canada—where medical marijuana is legal nationwide—is different story.
National Academies Detail the State of Weed Science
National Academies Detail the State of Weed Science
Bob Grant | Jan 12, 2017
A new report summarizes what we know about the impacts of marijuana use, as more states have legalized the drug for both medical and recreational purposes.
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2017
Science under Trump, gene drive, medical marijuana, and more
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2015
Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone
Obama Administration Eases Marijuana Research Requirements
Obama Administration Eases Marijuana Research Requirements
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 29, 2015
Scientists wishing to study marijuana’s health effects may now forgo a review by Public Health Services.
Edible Marijuana Labels Wrong
Edible Marijuana Labels Wrong
Bob Grant | Jun 24, 2015
The dosage information on 83 percent of 75 edible marijuana products legally sold in Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles was incorrect.