With cannabis cultivation taking off in a big way, safety considerations have never been so important.
Data reveals that 43 percent of cannabis samples tested contained either banned pesticides or illegal levels of state-approved pesticides.
Using 2D liquid chromatography researchers have demonstrated the ability to successfully separate the small molecules and compounds of structurally related synthetic cannabinoids.
The health benefits of cannabis are often weighed against the risks associated with smoking other substances such as tobacco, but is this a fair comparison?
After a few cases of edibles considered as 'appealing to children' slipped through the net, the state has forced a review of what is appropriate, causing frustration and alarm amongst local companies.
Adolescent marijuana use may alter how neurons function in brain areas engaged in decision-making, planning, and self-control, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
A team of Austrian and Italian researchers recently published evidence highlighting the need for rigorous toxicological studies on key cannabinoids like CBD and CBDV. The team were keen to point out that the existing literature supports the fact that CBD and CBDV are well tolerated in humans.