Science Category

January 15th, 2019
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Teen brain volume changes with small amount of cannabis use, study finds

At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug’s impact on teens…

January 15th, 2019
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Cannabis Investing in 2019: What To Know

As the new year kicks off, there seems little doubt that North America is poised for explosive growth in the emerging cannabis industry. There are…

January 14th, 2019
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Monitoring Water EC and PPM Levels for Cannabis

Cannabis horticulture includes many variables and processes. In addition to deciding which strains to grow, decisions must be made about grow-room design and the best…

January 10th, 2019
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Legal Cannabis Lounges Poised to Open in More Areas

Although legal marijuana use is sweeping the nation—as well as the world—the limitations on where to consume it are a growing area of concern for…

January 10th, 2019
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Worrisome statistics around medical cannabis users operating vehicles

More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they’ve driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of using…

January 9th, 2019
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Michigan’s New Cannabis Laws: What To Know For 2019

When the results of last November’s midterm elections were in and tallied, Michigan joined nine other states and the District of Columbia and legalized the…

January 9th, 2019
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Exposure to cannabis and stress in adolescence can lead to anxiety disorders in adulthood

A new study conducted on laboratory animals shows that exposure to cannabis and stress during adolescence may lead to long-term anxiety disorders characterized by the…

January 8th, 2019
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Tips for Finding Good Cannabis Industry Jobs

The cannabis industry is growing at a rapid pace, and continues to expand into new territories as an increasing number of states pass laws legalizing…

January 7th, 2019
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New Year’s Resolutions for Cannabis Cultivators

As we enter 2019, a new year and new opportunities face us, and like many people, you may be wondering what you can do better…

January 2nd, 2019
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Thailand Becomes the Latest Country to Legalize Cannabis

During the busy holiday season, Thailand quietly became the latest country to legalize cannabis. If you didn’t hear the news, perhaps it’s because cannabis legalization…

January 2nd, 2019
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Increased risk of harm from cannabis across Europe

A significant new study shows that cannabis potency has doubled across Europe in the past 11 years.

January 1st, 2019
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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp

A huge cannabis industry milestone was reached on December 20, when President Trump signed the USDA 2018 Farm Bill, which removed industrial hemp from the…

December 30th, 2018
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Cannabis Contaminants: Identification, Testing, and Prevention

There are many common cannabis contaminants and pollutants, in both home grows and commercial cultivation operations. These contaminants are often chemical or biological in nature…

December 28th, 2018
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Learn About Cannabis Tourism for Fun and Profit

As cannabis legalization continues to spread across the country, “cannatourism” is becoming more and more popular in an increasing number of areas. Although some people…

December 27th, 2018
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Planning Your Cannabis New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve is rapidly approaching, and if there was ever a night to party, this is it! By definition, New Year’s Eve parties are…

December 26th, 2018
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Have a Merry Cannabis Christmas

Christmas is upon us, and most people have either wrapped up their holiday shopping or are picking up some last-minute gifts. By now, the tree…

December 21st, 2018
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A Guide to Budtender Best Marketing Practices

A budtender can wear many hats in the dispensary environment. As well as having a thorough knowledge of products, including numerous strains, being a good…

December 19th, 2018
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A Guide To Growing Cannabis in Peat Moss

Most cannabis cultivators have their favorite methods of growing, as well as their favorite grow media and nutrients. The two main schools of cultivation are…

December 19th, 2018
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Exposure to cannabis alters the genetic profile of sperm

New research suggests men in their child-bearing years should consider how THC could impact their sperm and possibly the children they conceive during periods when…

December 18th, 2018
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Affordable Cannabis Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and if you’re like many people you’re still looking for some last-minute gifts to complete your shopping. Most likely, you…

December 18th, 2018
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CBD in marijuana may worsen glaucoma, raise eye pressure

A study has found that CBD — a major chemical component in marijuana — appears to increase pressure inside the eye of mice, suggesting the…

December 17th, 2018
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New Cannabis Laws in Utah, Missouri, and Michigan: What To Know

Last November’s elections had cannabis on the ballot in four states: Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Michigan. North Dakota and Michigan residents were voting about…

December 17th, 2018
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How marijuana may damage teenage brains in study using genetically vulnerable mice

In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, researchers say they have uncovered a possible…

December 14th, 2018
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Creating Order to Cannabis Dispensary Products

If you walk into a medical marijuana dispensary or adult-use cannabis retail store to do some shopping, you will find a wide range of product…

December 14th, 2018
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Cannabis-based drug in combination with other anti-spasticity

Oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis plant reduced spasticity compared with placebo in patients already taking anti-spasticity drugs.

December 13th, 2018
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Cannabis Myths: Debunking Common Misconceptions

We’ve all heard them. Inaccurate perceptions and beliefs about cannabis seems so pervasive and ingrained in American society that it seems nothing will eliminate them—even…

December 12th, 2018
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Cannabis Use in Major World Religions

Mankind has a long history of marijuana use that dates back thousands of years. According to scientists from the German Archeologists Institute, humans have used…

December 11th, 2018
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Cannabis Gift Baskets & Holiday Promotions

The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity to devise special promotions for a wide range of holiday gifts. More than any other time of the…

December 10th, 2018
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Heating Your Cannabis Grow: How To Keep Plants Warm in Winter

Cannabis is a plant that enjoys mild climates. It thrives in sunny, warm climates and responds negatively to temperatures that dip too low. This can…

December 9th, 2018
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How Women in Cannabis Are Driving The Industry Forward

Women in cannabis today are a driving force in this booming industry, leading companies to success in a wide range of key executive positions. In…

December 7th, 2018
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South Korea: The Latest Legal Marijuana Country

As cannabis legalization spreads across the globe, this week South Korea joins the long list of countries that recognize the medical benefits of marijuana and now…

December 6th, 2018
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Cannabis-based compound may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

A recent analysis of published studies indicates that the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of epilepsy in children looks promising.

December 5th, 2018
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Cannabis Breeding 101: Growing Cannabis for Seeds

Growing cannabis can be rewarding for many reasons. Whether it’s home growing or commercial cultivation, the monetary payoff can be great, not to mention the…

December 5th, 2018
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Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent users

In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia,…

December 2nd, 2018
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Our Very Favorite Cannabis Christmas Recipes

Dazzle your friends this holiday season by gifting them with an assortment of tasty cannabis-infused baked goods. Home-baked holiday treats are a great way to…

November 28th, 2018
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Grow Your Own Cannabis: Cultivation for Beginners

If you love cannabis and have never grown it yourself, you’ve most likely wondered exactly what it takes to grow top-drawer flower on a limited…

November 27th, 2018
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Tips for Growing Cold-Weather Cannabis

Growing high-quality cannabis is usually a warm weather endeavor. Outdoors, cannabis plants grown from seed germinate in the spring, and the seedlings grow steadily throughout…

November 27th, 2018
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Drug use, religion explain 'reverse gender gap' on marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be…

November 27th, 2018
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Does teen cannabis use lead to behavior problems — or vice versa?

New research finds that cannabis use among teens doesn’t appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke cannabis.…

November 23rd, 2018
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The Best Cannabis Strains for Pain Relief

Various cannabis strains have a number of medical applications for a wide variety of human disorders and maladies. As the science of cannabinoid research continues,…