Medications

Both types of THC get you high—so why is only one illegal?

One is an illegal drug found in marijuana while the other is marketed as a safe herbal alternative. But the claimed differences between them aren't backed by science, a group of UConn researchers report on Nov. 1 in Drug ...

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 ...

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