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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...

Setting the record straight about CBD and Coronavirus

A little more than a hundred years ago, the world faced a pandemic similar to the COVID-19  (coronavirus) that we confront today. According to The Centers...

CBD Prescription Drug Is No Longer A Federally Controlled Substance

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has removed a marijuana-based medication from the list of federally controlled substances. GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Monday that Epidiolex, a prescription drug...

Guide to Cleaning Your Cannabis Gear

As our nation proceeds to navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you're probably sanitizing everything around you in order to mitigate carrying or catching the virus. The...
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