Tiny Worms Get the Munchies, Too
When dosed with compounds found in cannabis, nematodes eat more and show an even greater preference for their favorite foods
The Scientific History of Cannabinoids
Hundreds of these cannabis-related chemicals, both natural and synthetic, now exist, and researchers want to know how they can hurt and help us
More Kids Are Accidentally Eating Marijuana Edibles, Study Finds
Between 2017 and 2021, accidental cannabis ingestion in young children rose by 1,375 percent
For Pain Relief, Cannabis May Be No Better Than a Placebo
Previous research has shown the placebo effect can be extremely powerful, rivaling ibuprofen or morphine
New U.S. Law Will Boost Marijuana Research
The Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act will make it easier for researchers to access marijuana and study its therapeutic uses
Cows That Ate Hemp Produced Milk With THC and CBD
New research adds insights to the debate over using industrial hemp as livestock feed
New Study Suggests Cannabis' Wild Ancestors Likely Came from China
The analysis identifies East Asia as a potential source of genetic diversity for the growing market for medical and recreational marijuana
Growing an Ounce of Pot Indoors Can Emit as Much Carbon as Burning a Full Tank of Gas
In some parts of the United States, the growing cannabis industry is responsible for significant greenhouse gas emissions
The First Evidence of Smoking Pot Was Found in a 2,500-Year-Old Pot
A new study suggests ancient humans used cannabis to commune with nature, spirits or even the dead
Why the 1970s Effort to Decriminalize Marijuana Failed
The explosion of kid-friendly paraphernalia led the federal government to crack down on pot
Hemp Makes a Return to George Washington's Farm
The first crop of industrial hemp grown in centuries was recently harvested at Mount Vernon
Marijuana Advocates Want to Establish a Standard Unit of Highness
What’s the weed equivalent to an alcoholic drink?
Before Reefer Madness, High Times and 4/20, There Was the Marijuana Revenue Stamp
Originally designed in the 1930s to restrict access to the drug, these stamps draw a curious crowd to the Postal Museum
In 1965, 45 Percent of Americans Smoked, Today It's Only 15 Percent
That’s the lowest percentage ever recorded
Did Shakespeare Smoke Pot?
Tobacco pipes in the Bard’s backyard may retain traces of cannabis, but some historians remain skeptical
Cannabis is Being Used to Build Homes
“Hempcrete” turns weed into building materials
Which Wine Should You Pair With Your Weed?
Forget the cheese and charcuterie
Modern Marijuana Is Often Laced With Heavy Metals and Fungus
Medical and recreational marijuana use is increasingly legal—but do consumers know what they're smoking?
Denver Police Stoke a New Halloween Fear—Pot-Laced Candy
You really think people are going to give marijuana away?
Pot Smokers' Brains Are Different
But we can’t say for sure whether it's pot that made them that way