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How to Read Cannabis Research Papers

Like many things in the world of cannabis, the research landscape has changed a lot over recent years. Despite lingering difficulties due to prohibition, more and more cannabis research is being done every day, both in the US...

What we know about the THC alternatives

Interest in THC alternatives like Delta-8 and Delta-10 has been rapidly growing. Global Google searches for “Delta-8" alone went up over 700% from 2020 to 2021. Before, cannabis lovers needed to only keep track of the big two...

Can genetic tests help diagnose CHS?

As awareness of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) expands, both among medical doctors and patients, we are collectively becoming more and more able to identify a condition that has been historically hard to diagnose. After all, it seems counterintuitive...

The designated driver role gets a modern update, covering dangers from COVID-19 to social...

The designated driver (DD) is a successful public health strategy dating back to the late 1980s. To better reflect the realities of today's society, now is a good time to evolve the initiative to help mitigate the harms...

Misinformation about illicit drugs is spreading on social media – and the consequences could...

We're all familiar with the term “fake news” and have probably witnessed the speed at which these stories can circulate on social media. Fake news stories can be about almost any topic, but increasingly misinformation about illicit drugs...

Does cannabis really affect memory? Here’s what research currently says

Cannabis use has long been associated with memory loss. But until now, this notion was largely anecdotal. As researchers begin to look into cannabis and the effect that it has on human health, they're beginning to better understand...

Cannabis use after work doesn’t affect productivity – new research

Musicians and artists have long used cannabis to enhance their creativity. But how does the drug affect more conventional nine-to-five jobs? With cannabis now legal in more places, including Canada and several US states, research is being carried...

An in-depth look at the study that discovered THCP, a cannabinoid more potent than...

A new cannabinoid has been discovered, and the ramifications could be massive. Scientists funded by the UNIHEMP research project have discovered a new psychoactive molecule: Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabiphorol, or THCP; and they believe that there are great scientific implications for...

Smoking Weed When You Have Tourette Syndrome

In July 2019, Pennsylvania added Tourette syndrome to the list of conditions that qualify for medicinal cannabis use. Contributor Lorena Cupcake explains what Tourette syndrome is...

Scientists Create New Method to Store Marijuana Pollen on a Long-Term Basis

Researchers have developed a way to determine the viability of pollen germination in marijuana plants, as well as a simple method of storing cannabis pollen for...
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