The task force, a group of prosecutors and federal law enforcement officials, largely reiterates the current Justice Department policy on marijuana.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
With marijuana legal in some form in 26 states and the District of Columbia, the old script for talking to your children about pot is changing. Behavioral scientist Elizabeth D’Amico, who has researched drug and alcohol use among teens for…
By PBS NewsHour
Although marijuana continues to be classified as a Schedule 1 drug, private companies are quietly securing patents. Here's why that matters.
By Craig Nard, The Conversation
At midnight, Nevada became the fifth state to sell marijuana for recreational purposes.
By Omar Etman
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 Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown.
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, physicians and public health officials are sounding alarms about its potentially harmful effects on young people.
Researchers say they want better quality, more options in the growing field of clinical marijuana research.
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