Doctor, but keep the marijuana: new CBD source found in Brazil

Brazilian molecular biologist Rodrigo Moura Neto inspects a CBD-containing plant, which can be used to treat epilepsy and chronic pain, in his laboratory at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in June 2023 (CARL DE SOUZA)

Brazilian molecular biologist Rodrigo Moura Neto inspects a CBD-containing plant, which can be used to treat epilepsy and chronic pain, in his laboratory at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in June 2023 (CARL DE SOUZA) In a hidden laboratory on a sprawling university campus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian molecular biologist Rodrigo Moura … Read more

Senate Committee Issues Directives on Medical Marijuana Access for Veterans, Psychedelic Research, and Hemp Genetic Innovation

A powerful US Senate committee is calling on the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ease access to medical marijuana for veterans and explore the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. They are also asking the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take steps to promote the hemp industry and research into cannabis genetics. The … Read more