Evidence of Ancient Pot-Smoking Discovered

Buried in the 2,500-year-old Jirzankal Cemetery in the eastern Pamirs region of Central Asia, newly-found traces of potent cannabis offer rare archaeological evidence of pot-smoking. Researchers analyzed 10 bowls found at the site—all contained “small stones that had been exposed to high heat” and nine of them contained cannabis. More importantly, the strain was THC-dominant and implies it was used for its psychoactive properties. Mark …

420 Gift Guide: Cannabis Connection

Celebrate cannabis culture in several ways

There are countless tales about the origin of 420—with the commonality being that it’s about getting high. As the cannabis industry shows no signs of slowing, we’re excited to see cannabis-related products furthered by both design and science to help the mainstream reduce anxiety and pain and simply enjoy life more. Further, we’re pleased to see more cannabis companies helmed by people of color, women …

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 …