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Total Yeast and Mold Tests Cannot Account for Biocontrol Agents in Cannabis Samples, Study Finds

According to a new preprint study, authored by scientists from Medicinal Genomics and the Arizona-based testing laboratory Green Scientific Labs, the cannabis testing industry may be poorly prepared to handle the use of biocontrol agents.

How Do Cannabis Trichomes Form? Scientists Are Using Firefly Genes to Find Out

A new paper from scientists at the University of Connecticut reports the discovery and identification of a transcription factor gene that may be responsible for trichome development and cannabinoid synthesis.

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California Drops Cannabis Cultivation Tax

Under a new bill, the cultivation tax on growers has been eliminated and the cannabis excise tax at point sale has been capped at 15% for three years.

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Cannabis Abstinence May Improve Cognition in People with Depression, Study Suggests

Cannabis Abstinence May Improve Cognition in People with Depression, Study Suggests

The new work from researchers at the University of Toronto reports that visual search speed, sustained attention, and visuospatial working memory were all improved in participants following 28 days of abstinence from cannabis use.

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Why is Cannabis Testing Important?

What is cannabis testing and why do we need it? In this article, we discuss the importance of cannabis testing, what to test for and some of the challenges faced by cannabis testing labs.

The Problem With Delta-8 THC

Christopher Tasker, CEO of the cannabis firm Global Cannabinoid Solutions, explores the many issues posed by the delta-8 THC boom.

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How to Decarb Weed

Ever wondered how to decarboxylate cannabis in an oven? Analytical Cannabis breaks down the process in this article and the science behind decarboxylation.

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Mystical Psilocybin Trips Linked to Lasting Positive Psychological Effects, Study Finds

New research published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology has found that the mystical experiences induced by psilocybin are closely linked to long-lasting positive psychological effects in healthy individuals.

Psychedelics Can Help Boost Scientific Creativity, Review Finds

Can psychedelic drugs help scientists to solve their technical problems? Yes, according to one recent review.

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Novel Psychedelic Molecule Shows Promise in Pre-Clinical Cocaine Addiction Treatment Trial

While effective treatments for opioid addictions have been available, this could be the first dedicated treatment for cocaine addiction, which is a global crisis.

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