Cannabis

The three main species typically recognized within the Cannabis sativa L. family include Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. The most well-known compounds found within the cannabis plant are THC, cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN).
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New peptide could allow cannabis to fight pain without side effects

New peptide could allow cannabis to fight pain without side effects

Novel CBD analog alleviates pain in mouse model of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Novel CBD analog alleviates pain in mouse model of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

Scientists investigate the role played by genes and environment in multiple substance use

Scientists investigate the role played by genes and environment in multiple substance use

Root Sciences Announces Partnership with Ecodyst

Root Sciences Announces Partnership with Ecodyst

Babies born to mothers with cannabis use disorder more likely to experience negative health outcomes

Babies born to mothers with cannabis use disorder more likely to experience negative health outcomes

Bath scientists receive £1.3 million grant to develop a portable spice-detection device

Bath scientists receive £1.3 million grant to develop a portable spice-detection device

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Medical cannabis use for severe childhood epilepsy may be linked to early puberty

Smoking cannabis alters key visual functions but many users lack awareness of it

Smoking cannabis alters key visual functions but many users lack awareness of it

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

Study identifies a 'window of impairment' caused by cannabis intoxication

Early cannabis use may increase risk of developing heart disease

Early cannabis use may increase risk of developing heart disease

Neurotechnology combined with saliva testing improves accuracy in measuring psychoactive effects of cannabis

Neurotechnology combined with saliva testing improves accuracy in measuring psychoactive effects of cannabis

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Chronic cannabis use associated with higher complication rates after spine surgery

Naloxone can save lives but stigma is preventing its use among newly abstinent opioid users

Naloxone can save lives but stigma is preventing its use among newly abstinent opioid users

FDA warns two companies for illegal marketing of unapproved CBD products

FDA warns two companies for illegal marketing of unapproved CBD products

Inherited behaviors, traits that appear during adolescence may be related to adult cannabis use

Inherited behaviors, traits that appear during adolescence may be related to adult cannabis use

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

New discovery may prove vital to future research on medical cannabis

Opioid use is linked with other forms of substance misuse, mental health problems

Opioid use is linked with other forms of substance misuse, mental health problems

Cannabis compound inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication in human lung cells

Cannabis compound inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication in human lung cells

Sharp declines in opioid production costs could reduce the price per dose

Sharp declines in opioid production costs could reduce the price per dose