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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Public health experts draft recommendations to help prevent vaping product use-associated lung injury

Public health experts draft recommendations to help prevent vaping product use-associated lung injury

Increased frequency of cannabis use may be placing bisexuals at greater risk of cannabis use disorder

Increased frequency of cannabis use may be placing bisexuals at greater risk of cannabis use disorder

Study explores the role of endocannabinoids in hazardous drinking among young adults

Study explores the role of endocannabinoids in hazardous drinking among young adults

What are the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and marijuana on fetal development?

What are the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and marijuana on fetal development?

Understanding the molecular basis of how THC cannabinoid inhibits an important human enzyme

Understanding the molecular basis of how THC cannabinoid inhibits an important human enzyme

Study identifies a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults

Study identifies a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults

Study: Almost a third of patients with chronic pain use cannabis

Study: Almost a third of patients with chronic pain use cannabis

Experts seek to understand risks associated with vaping and e-cigarettes

Experts seek to understand risks associated with vaping and e-cigarettes

The relationship between medical and recreational cannabis laws and the state-level prevalence of pediatric asthma in the US

The relationship between medical and recreational cannabis laws and the state-level prevalence of pediatric asthma in the US

Study: Nicotine vaping has become common among teens in 2022

Study: Nicotine vaping has become common among teens in 2022

Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Adults who smoke cigarettes and vape more likely to continue dual use over the long term

Concrete steps for screening, detection and treatment of adolescent substance use

Concrete steps for screening, detection and treatment of adolescent substance use

Study reveals the presence of metal particles in cannabis vape liquids

Study reveals the presence of metal particles in cannabis vape liquids

Cannabidiol and the shifting perspective of epilepsy drug discovery

Cannabidiol and the shifting perspective of epilepsy drug discovery

Cannabis studies receive significant media coverage regardless of the clinical outcome

Cannabis studies receive significant media coverage regardless of the clinical outcome

Recreational cannabis laws may be associated with increased alcohol use among U.S. adults

Recreational cannabis laws may be associated with increased alcohol use among U.S. adults

Does CBD mitigate harms of cannabis?

Does CBD mitigate harms of cannabis?

Study reveals novel therapeutic targets for airway relaxation

Study reveals novel therapeutic targets for airway relaxation

Expanding the therapeutic toolbox for mood disorders with psychoactive drugs

Expanding the therapeutic toolbox for mood disorders with psychoactive drugs

Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and opiates increase risk of atrial fibrillation

Cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and opiates increase risk of atrial fibrillation