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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Cannabinoids cause changes in the brain that leads to deficiencies in social interaction

Cannabinoids cause changes in the brain that leads to deficiencies in social interaction

Children who experience neglect are more likely to have teen pregnancy

Children who experience neglect are more likely to have teen pregnancy

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

Treatment with a cannabinoid prevented the development of colon cancers in mice

People with substance use disorders are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection

People with substance use disorders are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection

Regular cannabis use does not appear to increase pain sensitivity, study suggests

Regular cannabis use does not appear to increase pain sensitivity, study suggests

Altered mindsets: Marijuana is making its mark on ballots in red states

Altered mindsets: Marijuana is making its mark on ballots in red states

Pharmaceutical researchers aim to create better CBD-like treatments

Pharmaceutical researchers aim to create better CBD-like treatments

Cannabis-impaired driving among topics to be addressed  at forensic toxicology nonprofit’s first virtual event

Cannabis-impaired driving among topics to be addressed at forensic toxicology nonprofit’s first virtual event

Target mycotoxins in cannabis with Restek’s new Ochratoxin A & Aflatoxins standards

Target mycotoxins in cannabis with Restek’s new Ochratoxin A & Aflatoxins standards

Study reveals how a cannabinoid may treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

Study reveals how a cannabinoid may treat acute respiratory distress syndrome

Researchers determine the effects of after-hours cannabis use on workplace performance

Researchers determine the effects of after-hours cannabis use on workplace performance

Maternal cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism in children

Maternal cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism in children

Will smoking cannabis harm your heart?, yes says AMA

Will smoking cannabis harm your heart?, yes says AMA

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

FDA approves CBD oral solution for treatment of seizures related to tuberous sclerosis complex

New program can help laboratories measure key chemical compounds in cannabis products

New program can help laboratories measure key chemical compounds in cannabis products

Study: Stimulant use is higher in states without medical cannabis laws

Study: Stimulant use is higher in states without medical cannabis laws

SP Industries announces partnership agreement with Ecodyst to distribute single sample evaporation systems

SP Industries announces partnership agreement with Ecodyst to distribute single sample evaporation systems

Cannabis could be a potentially effective treatment for sickle cell disease pain

Cannabis could be a potentially effective treatment for sickle cell disease pain