Scientists Engineer Beer Yeast to Produce THC and CBD

Growing cannabis is a process that requires time, water and ultimately a lot of energy—and there’s plenty of room for error. Because the plant has become exponentially more potent (and popular) over the years, its make-up can often be difficult to understand. Cannabis has many active components, but the main two are THC (which gets you high) and CBD (a non-psychoactive anti-inflammatory). Extracting the two—separately …

Best of CH 2018: Cannabis

Eight developments in the world of marijuana and hemp this year

As more states make marijuana legal, the cannabis industry continues to grow and change at a remarkable rate—and 2018 was perhaps the biggest year yet. While the issues surrounding criminal justice reform legislation (and hopefully its revision), government spending and profit, politics and race are undeniable, there seems to be no stopping “cannabusiness.” From inventive new companies to thoughtful products, here are some interesting marijuana-related …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Cannabis Culture

From books to bongs, beauty and beyond, our favorite marijuana-centric products

It’s safe to say that marijuana legalization has had its best year ever. With the relaxation of certain laws and the outright reversal of others, cannabis-related products have advanced in quality to an exceptional degree. But being a cannabis enthusiast is a multi-faceted existence—there’s no denying the political and racial issues folded into the industry’s explosion. There are, of course, so many benefits to the acceptance …