A New Target for Treating Cannabis Use Disorder

New findings suggest that persistent THC exposure may alter the inhibitory function of VTA GABA cells, increasing dopamine levels and the rewarding features of marijuana.

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Pyrethrins: A challenging cannabis contaminant

Vanishingly small levels and chemical similarities create a challenge for pyrethrin testing.

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Cannabis Testing Restrictions in Ohio: Too controlling or a well-considered move?

For the first year, cannabis testing will be done entirely by Ohio’s institutions of higher education—in short, state universities.

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Improving Medicinal Cannabis Plant Production

By determining the optimal amount of fertilizer and developing soilless growing substrates researchers have produced high-yielding plants rich in CBD and THC.

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Cannabis Testing in the Home of the Coffee Shop

The Netherlands has long been known for its relatively liberal approach to cannabis but testing is far from commonplace here.

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Mapping the Genetics of Cannabis

DNA sequencing has allowed scientists to compile robust genetic profiles of organisms large and small, but Cannabis has remained a high-profile exception, until now.

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Antidote to Synthetic Cannabis ‘Spice’ Intoxication Could Be Found in Slimming Drug

Early research from Queen Mary University of London has potentially found an antidote that can rapidly stop the intoxicating effects of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids.

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Oncogenic Toxins Discovered in Cannabis Oil

Portland State University found potential cancerous compounds in butane cannabis oil and extract.

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NMR Spectroscopy: Producing a chemical fingerprint of cannabis

Characterizing the chemical makeup of cannabis certainly remains one of the key challenges in the industry.

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Obstacles for Testing Cannabis Edibles

Lack of regulations and inadequate testing leave products in question.

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Optical Spectroscopy Techniques for Rapid Cannabis Analysis

Optical Spectroscopy Techniques for Rapid Cannabis Analysis

This poster provides a review of the use of three optical spectroscopy techniques for rapid cannabis analysis including reasons for why you should use them in your lab.

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Cannabis and Cancer Panel at the Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo

This panel discusses the potential cannabis has in treating cancer.

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Revolutionary Cannabis Patch Successfully Treats Fibromyalgia and Diabetic Nerve Pain

A cannabis patch has been released that can treat those suffering from Fibromyalgia and diabetic nerve pain.

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High Tech: Inside a Cannabis Testing Lab

An insight into a laboratory testing legalized cannabis.

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