A Genetic Study Using 23andMe Data Finds Link Between Schizophrenia and Cannabis Use

There’s evidence of a connection between cannabis use and schizophrenia, but it’s unclear whether the drug leads to the disorder, or vice versa. A new study published Monday, which relies partly on genetic data from 23andMe volunteers, might offer a little clarity on that link. It found that people genetically at…

How Jeff Sessions' Weed Enforcement Reversal Could Impact Medical Marijuana Patients

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ quixotic, hypocritical crusade against weed has reached its boiling point. As the AP reported Thursday, Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy from the Department of Justice that helped clear the path to more expansive legalization of marijuana. But it’s still an open question just…

The Pot Industry Could Be a Big Problem For Conservation in California

Cannabis—for obvious reasons—has always been a lucrative crop in the U.S. As state-by-state legal landscapes have warmed to the use and production of medical and recreational cannabis, the market has mushroomed, with an upcoming seismic shift in the national market associated with California’s start of recreational…

This Transdermal Weed Patch Won’t Send You to The Moon

“We don’t cater towards the recreational market.” That isn’t something you expect to hear from the chief scientist of a cannabis company, but then Mary’s is unusual for many reasons. Eighty percent of the company’s products don’t even contain THC—the chemical in weed responsible for getting you stoned. Much of Mary’s…

The Best-Ever Bitcoin Cannabis Drone Entrepreneurs in San Francisco

It was a sunny Saturday afternoon in San Francisco’s Dolores Park and kids on gyroscopic single-wheeled skateboards seemed to float uphill. I sat next to the “Fuck the techies!” graffiti, waiting to score some weed. But my eyes weren’t on the park — they were on the skies. Because I was about to get a very special…