Cannabis breeders have long been crossing plants to develop distinctive strains that purportedly do different things. But many scientists see the whole thing as a pipe dream.
By Angus Chen, Scientific American
Cannabis can help chronic pain, and other conclusions from a federal advisory review of more than 10,000 marijuana studies to determine the health pros and cons.
By Nsikan Akpan
NEW YORK — Voters in some states weighed in Tuesday on several of most volatile issues facing America — gun control, marijuana legalization, the death penalty and the right of a terminally ill person to get a doctor's help in…
By David Crary, Associated Press
Advocates for recreational marijuana believe "yes" votes in New England would perhaps build momentum toward ending federal prohibitions on the drug.
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
It was an unprecedented meeting of the minds and it happened at Harvard Medical School. The subject of April’s confab? Medical cannabis. Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There…
By PBS NewsHour
Percocet or pot? An increasing number of Americans are choosing to use legalized cannabis instead of highly addictive opioids to control chronic pain but not in the NFL where a blanket ban is still in place. A group of retired…
By Carey Reed
Although hemp and marijuana look and smell the same, the two cannabis plants are quite different.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Medical marijuana businesses have been giving to candidates since the late 1990s. With the arrival of recreational pot in Colorado and Washington, the industry and its political influence are expanding rapidly.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington state, and though it’s still illegal under federal law, more states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could conceivably rival the repeal of prohibition. Economics…
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