Highlighted Videos

New Extraction Technologies Lining Up to Be Game-Changers

May 15, 2020

The first installment of this column examines the development of various extraction technologies.

Three Ways Cannabis Can Correct Its Trajectory Toward Sustainability

May 14, 2020

The industry needs to address energy efficiency, plastic use, and wastewater to build a long-term reputation of accessibility, legitimacy, and sustainability.

Could Automation Be the Next Big Boon to Cannabis Production?

May 14, 2020

A closer look at the advent of robotics and technology and how it is benefitting many industries and market segments-including cannabis production.

Potency Loss in Cannabis Beverages-Common Causes and Solutions

May 13, 2020

An explanation of the causes of potency loss in infused beverages from either a chemical or physical route.

Azulenes: A Clear Sign of Cannabis Oil Contamination

May 13, 2020

What are some clear-cut methods to recognizing signs and certain types of contamination that can minimize risk and maximize production of pure, clean cannabis?

Back to the Root-The Role of Botany and Plant Physiology in Cannabis Testing, Part II: Plant-Pesticide Interactions and Plant Defense

May 12, 2020

Here we discuss the ways in which chemical pesticides interact with plant physiology.

Cannabis Businesses Offering Aid in COVID-19 Fight

May 07, 2020

Companies around the world have been stepping up in new ways to assist in the fight against COVID-19, including the cannabis industry where companies up and down the supply chain have been looking to provide relief during these difficult times.

CBD and Horses: Paving the Path for Future Research

May 01, 2020

Currently, little information exists on the calming and painkilling effects on animals using cannabidiol (CBD). Dr. Kimberly Guay, an Associate Professor at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, is hoping to change that by conducting research on the effects of CBD in horses and other livestock.

The 2020 ElSohly Award Winners

April 29, 2020

The 2020 ElSohly Award winners will be presenting their research during the Spring 2020 CANN Virtual Symposium in The Second Annual ElSohly Award session on Wednesday, May 6. Here, we speak with each winner about their award winning work.

The 2020 ElSohly Award Winners: Dr. Jacqueline von Salm

April 28, 2020

Dr. Jacqueline von Salm discusses her research and what we can expect from her talk “Unique Terpene Metabolites as Descriptors of Cannabis Phenotypes and Products” during the Spring 2020 CANN Virtual Symposium in The Second Annual ElSohly Award session on Wednesday, May 6.