cannabinoids

Weed

Still More Evidence That All Weed Is the Same

Researchers found almost identical levels of THC and CBD in three-quarters of the strains they analyzed, which suggests it's the minor cannabinoids that makes weed strains different.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.12.18
We Tried It

I Tried CBD Lotion for Sunburn

Move over, aloe.
Rajul Punjabi
4.17.18
It's Science

Weed and Hot Peppers Show Potential for Soothing Your Gut

Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.
Jesse Hicks
4.26.17
neuroscience

This Is Why Weed Gives You the Munchies

We don't need science to tell us that getting stoned and getting the munchies tend to go hand in hand—but a team of neuroscientists may have discovered the exact reason why weed can make you can tear through a pile of junk food.
Matthew Zuras
4.19.17
It's Science

The Brain Produces Its Own Version of THC

And it could have an important impact on stress.
Jesse Hicks
4.4.17
Weed

This Is the First Atomic-Level Image of the Weed Receptors in Your Brain

For the first time, researchers have an atomic-level image of the human “marijuana receptor.”
Daniel Oberhaus
10.22.16
Stuff

Weed Might Be Able to Block the Onset of Alzheimer's

If you're regularly exercising and smoking pot, you're already taking the right steps to ward off the disease.
VICE Staff
6.29.16
Drugs

Drug Trial That Left One Man Brain Dead Has Nothing to Do With Cannabis

The experimental molecule hospitalized six people this week in a clinical trial and there is no known antidote.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.16.16
Stuff

What’s the Deal with Greening Out?

Overindulging on weed will make you feel a special kind of terror. We asked a doctor why.
Wendy Syfret
12.8.15
Features

Should Weed Be Used to Treat Eating Disorders?

Marijuana is used as a medicine for everything from anxiety to cancer—and some experts believe it could treat eating disorders, too.
Arielle Pardes
8.10.15
Weed

The Cyclists Crowdfunding a Medical Cannabis Trial

The Medical Cannabis Bike Tour is raising funds for a trial in humans looking at whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.
Victoria Turk
6.13.15
Stuff

The Best and Worst of This Year's Designer Drugs

We talked to psychonauts and browsed through specialty forums to see which substances made waves in 2014.
Thijs Roes and David Meulenbeld
12.24.14