Plant-Based Medicine: Science Has a Lot of Catching Up to Do

The demand for plant-based alternatives to pharmaceuticals and Western medicine has never been greater. Yet, while support for plant medicine increases, our understanding of...
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‘Father of Cannabis Research’ Reveals Latest Discoveries

PASADENA, Calif. – Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Israeli organic chemist and professor who is world-renowned for his groundbreaking work in the discovery of cannabinoids THC...
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Akerna and Solo Sciences Partner for Seed-to-Sale Authentication Platform

DENVER – Regulatory compliance technology provider Akerna Corporation has announced a partnership with solo sciences, “developer of the world’s first cryptographically-secure cannabis product authentication...
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Chocolate Can Throw Off Testing of Cannabis Edibles

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – At the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall 2019 National Meeting and Exposition, being held through Thursday in San Diego, California,...
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Akerna CEO Jessica Billingsley: the New Face of Big Data

Jessica Billingsley has charted an impressive career trajectory over the past ten years. First, as co-founder and chief executive officer, she steered cannabis compliance...
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Orange Photonics Illuminates Field-Testing With LightLab

In the early days of legal cannabis, some producers were prone to making questionable scientific assertions. Consumers and regulators eventually learned safe recreation and...
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Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, the Godfather of Cannabinoid Research

If Raphael Mechoulam’s life’s work hadn’t focused on a globally prohibited and vilified plant, his might be a household name today. As the first...

Science, Behind the Scenes: Your Questions About Terpenes, Data, and Tech

Cannabis science and technology are developing rapidly, as they do in most young industries. Here are a few of your questions, answered by the...
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The Cannabis Plant: an Unfolding Story in Genetics

For a plant humans have grown and transported around the world for thousands of years—utilizing its precious seeds, flowers, resin, and fibers in myriad...
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4 Cannabis Testing Labs Operating in Massachusetts

With sales of recreational cannabis finally up and running in Massachusetts, The Bay State is buzzing as customers line up for a chance to...