Growing cannabis indoors produces a lot of greenhouse gases – just how much depends on where it's grown

Growing weed indoors is not an environmentally friendly process. Climate controls create a lot of greenhouse gas emissions, and where the pot is produced has a huge influence on emission levels.

Hailey Summers, Ph.D. Student in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainability, Colorado State University • conversation
March 8, 2021 ~5 min

Weed withdrawal: More than half of people using medical cannabis for pain experience withdrawal symptoms

Weed, though far less dangerous than many other drugs, is not entirely without risk. Some 59% of people treating pain with medical cannabis experience moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms

Lara Coughlin, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan • conversation
Jan. 28, 2021 ~5 min

Cannabis: the problem with defining products around THC content

Out of the 400 plus chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, CBD and THC are only the most well-known, and researched, cannabinoids.

Jessica Steinberg, DPhil Candidate in Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford • conversation
Dec. 21, 2020 ~8 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – marijuana is a different story

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – but something else is rising

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

College-age kids are drinking less alcohol – but smoking more marijuana

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes in some areas, but the number of young adults using both alcohol and marijuana is also rising, raising concerns about a future surge in substance abuse problems.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

CBD sales are soaring, but evidence is still slim that the cannabis derivative makes a difference for anxiety or pain

The jury's still out on whether or not CBD relieves stress and anxiety.

Hilary A. Marusak, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~10 min

CBD sales soaring, but evidence still slim that the cannabis derivative makes a difference for anxiety or pain

The jury's still out on whether or not CBD relieves stress and anxiety.

Hilary A. Marusak, Assistant Professor, Wayne State University • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~10 min

No, CBD is not a miracle molecule that can cure coronavirus, just as it won't cure many other maladies its proponents claim

CBD may not be a panacea for your aches and pains -- and it certainly isn't for COVID-19.

C. Michael White, Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Connecticut • conversation
April 15, 2020 ~7 min

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