THC

Getting 'High'

As Canada Legalizes Weed, Switzerland Wants to Get High on Moss

Mice injected with a THC-like compound found in liverworts acted as if they were stoned—lazing around more, not moving for long periods of time, and feeling less pain.
Mirjam Guesgen
10.24.18
Weed

Still More Evidence That All Weed Is the Same

Researchers found almost identical levels of THC and CBD in three-quarters of the strains they analyzed, which suggests it's the minor cannabinoids that makes weed strains different.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.12.18
420

You Can Now 'Snort' Weed Using This Cannabis Nasal Spray

If that’s something you wanted to do.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.7.17
hemp bound

Kentucky Lawmakers Are Leading the Fight to Federally Legalize Hemp

Congresspeople in the Bluegrass state say it's time to stop threatening the $688 million industry.
Troy Farah
8.21.17
Cannabis

A Brief History of Weed Vapes

Vaporizers have changed the way we talk about, and smoke, cannabis.
Troy Farah
7.12.17
High Way Patrol

Scientists Are Testing Bomb-Sniffing Technology to Create a Weed Breathalyzer

They totally know, man.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.7.17
poison

Mr. Yuk: The Popular, Ineffective Poison Control Symbol

Why an attempt to revamp poison warnings for children failed.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.23.17
less is more

In Defense of Weak ‘Dad Weed’

Some people don't want to get blitzed.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.21.17
Weed Week

Kentucky Burned 100 Pounds of Hemp Because It Was Too Dank

Anything with more than 0.3 percent THC is far too potent.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.17.17
2016

Start Rolling Your Blunts: 2016 Was A Very Good Year for Weed

This year had one redeeming quality.
Madison Margolin
12.26.16
Weed

This Is the First Atomic-Level Image of the Weed Receptors in Your Brain

For the first time, researchers have an atomic-level image of the human “marijuana receptor.”
Daniel Oberhaus
10.22.16
Weed

Quantifying Weed: Why We Need More Data on Our Dank

Quantifying dosage, potency and equivalencies between cannabis products is crucial to the future of legal marijuana in the US.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.4.16
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