Health

Nigeria isn't ready to legalize marijuana: A scientist's view

Nigeria has been debating whether to legalize marijuana. Its House of Representatives is set to discuss a bill to that effect. The Conversation Africa's Wale Fatade asked Olakunle Idowu, a Professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, ...

Addiction

One step closer to efficient cannabis production

As nurseries and garden centers fill up with spring landscaping plants, home gardeners owe a lot to a technique called micropropagation, which has proven beneficial to many plants—perhaps soon to include cannabis, thanks ...

Oncology & Cancer

Does medical marijuana help or harm kids with cancer?

(HealthDay)—Parents are increasingly interested in whether medical marijuana can help their children with problems like cancer-related pain and nausea—but there's concern about interactions with their medications and ...

Medications

Dazed and confused about the benefits of CBD? You're not alone.

The number of products advertised as containing CBD, a compound derived from cannabis plants, has skyrocketed. Consumers can purchase CBD-infused burgers, coffee, beer, and toothpaste, as well as creams and oils marketed ...

Health

Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension

Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market ...

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