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 ...


FDA says no to regulating CBD products as supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it can't regulate CBD supplements because there isn't enough evidence on their safety. The agency also called on Congress to create new rules for what has become a burgeoning ...


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 ...

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