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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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The Massachusetts-based company Medicinal Genomics had sequenced the entire genome of Cannabis sativa L. How will this impact scientific research and public health?
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The misnamed Smart Approaches to Marijuana seeks to justify the continued prohibition of cannabis by misinforming the public about CBD and THC.

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