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 Andrew Joseph, STAT
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
Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown.
By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
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
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
States have struggled with how to give out potentially lucrative medical marijuana licenses.
By PBS NewsHour
On November 8, multiple states legalized the use of marijuana for either recreational or medicinal purposes -- thus marking a major shift in U.S. drug policy. William Brangham speaks with Taylor West of the National Cannabis Administration and Jonathan Hudak…
By Michelle Rindels
A proposal on the Nov. 8 state ballot would legalize marijuana in Nevada.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
About 50 Oregon towns and counties will decide in the Nov. 8 election whether to opt back into the marijuana business.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
States are beginning to require doctors to take continuing medical education courses that detail how marijuana interacts with the nervous system and other medications, as well as its side effects.
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