Farmers (and Sen. Mitch McConnell) aren’t the only ones who are excited about hemp. According to a recent study, the crop also attracts a variety of bees—and that can help inform ecologically sustainable agriculture practices.

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Companies are working to develop consumer-friendly cannabis drinks that can compete with alcohol but there’s one problem: Pot is nothing like booze.

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If you’ve ever wondered what causes the notable “high” from marijuana, you have the endocannabinoid system to thank.

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If you’ve ever wondered how cannabis gets its aroma, then you’re really asking what are terpenes.

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Dr. Mark Ware has devoted the past 20 years of his career to studying marijuana, and he can remember some “dark, lean” periods when he had to fight for meagre funding.

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Smoking or ingesting cannabis is associated with the munchies. So, I wondered: Does CBD have the same effect?

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It’s with a mix of excitement and trepidation that we move into the next phase of cannabis research, still hoping to unlock the plant’s incredible therapeutic potential without letting Big Pharma swoop in and reap all the profits.

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Americans can legally buy high quality marijuana in most states, but when scientists want to study pot in a lab, they’re basically stuck with schwag.

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The relationship between bees and cannabis is making headlines in both the scientific and entrepreneurial world. And it just may be a match made in heaven.

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Simply smoking the cannabis flower doesn't provide that level of dependability time and again, but marijuana retailers and their customers would like it to.

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One of the great mysteries surrounding cannabis has been solved. A team of scientists from the University of Toronto (U of T) has discovered how hemp and cannabis evolved from a single species—Cannabis sativa—but contain distinct chemical properties.

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Legalization will vastly expand our understanding of the ancient drug plant and how it can improve lives.

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Studies have shown that cannabis users are less obese than non-users. Scientists are trying to figure out why.

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The state of Washington is about to hand out its very first cannabis research license. This new license allows companies to grow and process cannabis purely for research purposes.

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A look at the science behind how cannabis interacts with the human brain, so you can utilize the plant to effectively treat any ailment.

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