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 ...

Medical research

New study debunks claims of a psychedelic cannabinoid

The cannabis plant is complex, with about 100 cannabinoids, or compounds, many of which science still knows little or nothing about. The two most prevalent active ingredients—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD)—have ...


Chile harvests first medical marijuana crop

Workers in Chile began harvesting the country's first medical marijuana crop Tuesday, breaking new ground in cancer treatment in a nation where cannabis is outlawed as a hard drug.


Colombia rethinks drug policy with medical marijuana

Every year Colombian mother Ines Cano celebrates her daughter's birthday by getting a butterfly tattoo, her way of giving thanks that little Luna has survived another year of chronic epilepsy.

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