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Scientific Research

Depression and the Endocannabinoid System

Researchers at the University of Buffalo have published a study that shows “chronic stress reduced the production of endocannabinoids, leading to depression-like behavior.” This means a lack of natural cannabinoids in the body, ca...

Stoner Hack: The Scientific Explanation for Munchies

Research published today in Nature proposes a cellular mechanism by which the munchies work. The author found a strange and seemingly contradictory result: THC stimulates appetite by regulating a group of neurons that normally suppresses appetite. 

New Species of Cannabis Discovered a Hoax?

It was thought that Cannabis sativa, indica and ruderalis were the only three species of cannabis that existed, but in 2010 hikers in Australia’s Blue Mountains came across a single plant that resembled cannabis, and donated it to ...

The Clinic: Researchers Mapping Marijuana DNA

The times they are 'a changing, and the cutting edge of cannabis breeding these days will be in laboratories, like the Cannabis Genomic Research Initiative at the University of Colorado which is hard at work analyzing, sequencing and mapping the DNA of a wide range of...

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