AOAC Aims for Standardized Cannabis Methods

Only consensus methods can ensure reliable and comparable cannabis potency and more.

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Good or Bad: How to pick a cannabis testing lab?

We ask a few experts how they’d find the right place to analyze samples or products.

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Cannabis Safety Testing: Learning from the food analysis industry

A mature industry can offer a head start for an immature one, if people listen.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Inflammation via Cannabinoids

The chemical compounds cannabinoids found in marijuana, can also be naturally produced in the body from omega-3 enriched foods and contain anti-inflammatory benefits.

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Urgent Public Health Priority: National Strategy to Reduce the Opioid Epidemic

Years of coordinated efforts will be needed to manage and reverse the harmful societal effects of the prescription and illicit opioid epidemics which are continuing to worsen.

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Earlier Intervention with Depressed Youths Could Reduce Rate of Cannabis-use Disorder

A study based in Seattle found that teenagers diagnosed with depression are more likely to use cannabis in later life.

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Study Finds Teen Cannabis Usage Increases Other Illicit Drug Use in Later Life

Researchers at University of Bristol have found cannabis use as a teen to increase the chances of other illegal drug use in early adulthood.

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New Study States Closing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime

"Going to pot? The impact of dispensary closures on crime" investigates the relationship between the closure of medicinal marijuana dispensaries and the increase of crime.

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Student Publishes Agonist-bound Human CB1 Receptor Structure in Nature

The work reveals the structural features of agonist-bound CB1 and the activation mechanism of the receptor.

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Study Finds An Increase of Students Using Marijuana In Oregon After State Legalization

Since the legalization of marijuana in Oregon, researchers have found an increase in marijuana usage among students across the state.

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Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization

Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization

A presentation discussing the increase of state legalization of marijuana and the benefits of both its medicinal and recreational use in the public sector.

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Cannabis Health Summit Talk: Useful Facts about Cannabis Terpenes

Josh Wurzer from SC Labs discusses the importance of terpenes, how dispensaries can better their handling of strains and advice for consumers on choosing their strains.

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The Endocannabinioid System: A Look Back and Ahead

"The father of cannabis research", Raphael Mechoulam commemorates the pioneering discoveries of cannabis within science.

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Emerald Conference: Comparing Extraction Techniques for Cannabinoids and Terpenes

In his presentation at Emerald Conference, Jahan Marcu explains why it is imperative for tests on cannabis to improve as the commercial industry for the drug expands.

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