Canada is only the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, opening up a multi-billion dollar market to businesses and investors.
By Gretchen Frazee
As states across the country legalize marijuana, efforts to determine whether someone is too high to drive is becoming a thorny public health issue. From brain functioning analyses and phone apps to training police officers on looking for signs, Hari…
By Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo, Hari Sreenivasan
PORTLAND, Ore. — Green Thumb Industries had a business plan, expertise and plenty of ambition to grow its marijuana business. What the Chicago-based company didn't have was access to enough capital to make it all happen.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
A neurobiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York thinks cannabidiol -- one of the two main compounds plucked from the marijuana plant -- might hold the potential to curb cravings for heroin and other opioids.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
By PBS NewsHour
California this week joined a growing list of states and the District of Columbia where it is now legal to sell marijuana. But on Thursday Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era policy that discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges…
A component of cannabis reduced seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions.
By Angus Chen, Scientific American
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 Nsikan Akpan
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 PBS NewsHour
As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.
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