38% of resident physicians think medical marijuana is a prescribed substance, while 78% do not know what category medical cannabis falls within the Controlled Substance Act.
Professor Raphael Mechoulam, a cannabis research pioneer, has just received funding to identify a possible inhibitory effect of a derivative of cannabidiol on allergic airway inflammation.
The Netherlands has long been known for its relatively liberal approach to cannabis but testing is far from commonplace here.
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.
By determining the optimal amount of fertilizer and developing soilless growing substrates researchers have produced high-yielding plants rich in CBD and THC.
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.
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.
Portland State University found potential cancerous compounds in butane cannabis oil and extract.
Lack of regulations and inadequate testing leave products in question.
Characterizing the chemical makeup of cannabis certainly remains one of the key challenges in the industry.