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Commercial Cannabis Labels Often Don’t Match Chemical Reality, Study Finds

The traditional classifications of sativa, indica, and hybrid-type cannabis might not actually tell consumers very much about what is in their product, new research suggests.

Hemp-Derived Delta-8 THC Products Are Lawful, Says US Court

A federal court in California has ruled that delta-8 THC products can be considered lawful if they’re derived from hemp.

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This is How Scientists Identified Marijuana’s Distinctive “Skunk” Smell

Cannabis scientists made an odorous breakthrough last year. A group of researchers finally identified 3-methyl-2-butene-1-thiol as the root cause of the signature skunky smell of hemp and cannabis. Now a new paper details the method.

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Colorado Regulators Recall Moldy Cannabis Flower

Colorado Regulators Recall Moldy Cannabis Flower

State regulators in Colorado have issued a health and safety notice after “potentially unsafe levels” of total yeast and mold were found in a batch of cannabis flower.

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Understanding Sources of Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp: Benefits of a Risk Assessment Strategy – Part 3

In the third part of their new series, Rob Thomas and Tony Destefano examine the critically important step of extracting cannabinoids from the biomass, the flower, and other parts of the cannabis plant.

The Process and Chemistry Behind Supercritical CO2 Extraction

Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction has become one of the most favored extraction methods within the cannabis industry. But how does it work? Sabrina Didado, founder and CEO of Cosmic Harvest Hemp, explained all in her recent Analytical Cannabis presentation.

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How Strategic Cannabis Testing and Analysis Data Management Can Help Transform Product Quality and Compliance

Proper data management can help cannabis labs increase their innovation, compliance, and product quality. How, exactly? PerkinElmer's Toby Astill explains all.

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Psychedelics: How They Act on the Brain to Relieve Depression

How does psilocybin act on the brain to relieve depression? Clare Tweedy, a teaching fellow at the University of Leeds, explains all in this feature, courtesy of the Conversation.

Connecticut Governor Signs Bill to Give Patients Access to MDMA and Psilocybin Therapy

As a requirement for treatment, the qualified patients must reside in the state and be either a veteran, a retired first responder or a direct healthcare worker.

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Psilocybin Treats Depression by Increasing the Number of Brain Connections, Study Finds

The magic mushroom compound appears to stimulate certain neurons in the brain to interconnect, an effect not seen in the brains of people on more conventional anti-depressants.

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