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Cannabis has been at the center of one of the most exciting—and underreported—developments in modern science. Research on marijuana’s effects led directly to the discovery of a hitherto unknown biochemical communication system in the human body, the Endocannabiod System, which plays a crucial role in regulating our physiology, mood, and everyday experience.

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A molecular biologist deconstructs sensationalist claims that cannabis can prevent or treat the coronavirus.
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Another hare-brained idea about cannabis replacement therapy from NIDA.
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A flawed study by Harvard scientists claims that marijuana impairs driving even when users aren't high.
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Scientists often interpret research to suit funding goals. Why is that problematic?
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Illinois coroners are blaming a mother’s alleged marijuana use for the death of her newborn.
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Slower drivers pose a risk to roadway safety, according to a recent study out of the University of Toronto.
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A recent publication described aspects of the interaction between CBD and clobazam but they're a little late to the game
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Confused about cannabis addiction and withdrawal? So are the experts.
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A recent analysis examined the incidences of fatal car crashes in the five years before and after cannabis legalization in Colorado and Washington.

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