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Research & Development Medical research

Dawn of the (Synthetic) Dope

| Matthew Hallam

The rise of synthetic cannabinoids like Spice and K2 may feel like a zombie uprising, but scientists are starting to unravel how these chemicals work to induce such marked effects.

Research & Development Pharmaceutical

Pharma Takeover: Under Construction?

| James Strachan

The cannabis business is booming – can pharma ride the wave with cannabinoid medicines? And how will drugmakers entering the fray deal with the dosage, delivery and bioavailability challenges?

Business & Profession Business

In the News...

| Matthew Hallam

We cover some of the latest cannabis content hitting headlines across the globe, including donations to research, concerns about the strains of cannabis used in research environments and the somewhat unexpected link between cannabis use and exercise habits.

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Business & Profession Business

Under Attack

| Rich Whitworth

The cannabis universe is evolving rapidly, but how will newcomers shape the field?

Business & Profession Pesticide analysis

Time for Testing

| Sponsored by Waters

Cannabis testing: regulation, evolution and the need for nuanced debate.

Research & Development Neurology & psychology

Fishing for Answers

| Matthew Hallam

Cannabinoid receptor 2 exerts behavioural effects in zebrafish - and may do in humans, too.

Research & Development Adverse effects

Cannabis on the Brain

| Matthew Hallam

Does cannabis use impact long-term mental health? New research suggests that it just might.

Testing & Processing Omics

The Genetics – and IP – Guru

| Reggie Gaudino

Sitting Down With… Reggie Gaudino, President, Director of R&D, and Director of Intellectual Property, Steep Hill Labs, Berkeley, California, USA.

Research & Development Adverse effects

I Wanna Be Sedated

| Matthew Hallam

Does cannabis counteract medical sedation?

Research & Development Medical research

H(eye) or Low?

| Phoebe Harkin

Two chemical components; opposite effects. How medical marijuana impacts glaucoma for better – and for worse

Testing & Processing Tools & technology

Easy as GCxGC

| Laura McGregor, David Barden

Is there a place for two-dimensional gas chromatography in cannabis testing?

Research & Development Pharmaceutical

The Marijuana Medicine Makers

| Kevin Hennessy

Interest in cannabinoid drug development is growing.

Research & Development Medical research

Sink or Swim

| Joanna Cummings

Could THC have a negative impact on sperm?

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