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As South Africa looks to enter the booming commercial cannabis market, the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform has repeatedly reiterated the plant's economic promise for the country's poorest province.
Scientists are working hard to develop a breathalyser that can measure the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana to combat driving under the influence of the substance.
Synthetic pot, laced with a rat-killing blood-thinner, is more powerful and longer-lasting than prescription blood thinners.
US-based Hound Labs raised a fresh $30 million, the equivalent of around R460 million, on Tuesday and published the first study showing how its handheld device might work.
A new study refutes the notion that the use of medical marijuana against pain may mitigate the ongoing problem of opioid abuse in the US.
Researchers found significant evidence that marijuana exposure during pregnancy is associated with having a low-birthweight baby. .
While the private use of marijuana is now legal in South Africa, vets are warning that the drug poses a serious risk to dogs if they ingest it.
Cannabis use in pregnancy has been tied to a higher preterm birth rate, higher odds for low birth weight, certain obstetric complications and the need for newborns to be cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit.
NASA researchers exposed spiders to different chemicals, like caffeine and dagga, and noted how differently they spin webs under the influence of each.
Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using medical cannabis.
In America, the number of confirmed or suspected severe lung illnesses linked to vaping has now climbed to 805 cases across 46 states and the US Virgin Islands.
Anyone using cannabis needs to consider that others living in their house who have asthma – particularly children – may be at risk of uncontrolled asthma.
What if your dagga-infused chocolates had more THC than what was advertised?
Customs and Border Protection officers seized the marijuana and the truck, which was driven by a Mexican national.
Researchers emphasise that an increase in the opioid overdose death rate in US states that have legalised medical marijuana doesn't mean medical marijuana is spurring on opioid ODs.
Moms and dads who reported using more than one substance were most likely to use discipline, particularly physical discipline like spanking.
In a survey of people who use marijuana in Colorado, a large percentage of users said it was very or extremely helpful to quell pain.
A large international research team found that a specific gene in the human body is linked to cannabis use disorder.
Archaeologists discovered 2,500-year-old pots containing trace chemicals from dagga. The discovery is the earliest evidence of cannabis use.
Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug means it's pretty tough to study. Here's what we know.
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