The smell of weed smoke is really difficult to ignore and difficult to hide under certain conditions. If you’re new to smoking weed, it’s hard to hide. Your first encounter with it was probably when you first tried it. If you’re a regular smoker, there’s probably been a time where you could smell it but… Read More

Native American tribes can legally grow and sell marijuana, even in states where it is considered illegal. This is a result of the Depart of Justice’s 2014 move to stop US attorneys from prosecuting Native American tribes that grow and sell cannabis on reservations. Native Americans are a sovereign nation, meaning their tribes have the… Read More

There are over 400 natural compounds in medical marijuana and, of these, eighty are only found in cannabis plants. These eighty compounds are specifically known as cannabinoids. Cannabinoids relieve symptoms of illness by attaching to receptors in the brain that look for similar compounds that occur in the human body, like dopamine. There are five… Read More

A Portland biotechnology company has launched a 3-D map that charts the genetic evolution of the cannabis genome. This protects strains like OG Kush from future patent attempts by big agricultural companies such as Monsanto. Phylos Bioscience, the startup company, and its chief scientific officer Mowgli Holmes have been talking about mapping marijuana genomes for… Read More

Cannabis is a powerful medicinal plant that has been banned in many regions of the world due to its psychotropic properties. It is, however, these same properties that allow cannabis to be used to treat numerous diseases and pain relief, leading some countries to legalize the plant for medicinal uses. The potential number of medical… Read More