Scientists have developed a new compound which interacts with the same therapeutic targets in the brain as psychedelic drugs, producing the same long-lasting antidepressant and antianxiety effects but without the psychedelic high.
The decision marks the first major steps towards US-wide cannabis decriminalization, a policy the president promised to implement during his campaign run.
California’s cannabis regulator will provide $20 million in funding for new cannabis-related research.
An employee at a cannabis cultivation facility in Holyoke, Massachusetts, died in January after inhaling “ground cannabis dust”, according to an inspection.
The new essay highlights numerous ethical concerns currently facing the field and emphasizes the importance of acknowledging wisdoms already known to Indigenous people.