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The Latest Effort to Map the Weed Genome Will Focus on Pot That Doesn’t Get You High

Scientists at the University of California Davis have launched a new project studying the hemp DNA sequence.<p>As marijuana slowly enjoys wider public and legal acceptance, there's still a lot to be learned about the plant.<p>Scientists at the University of California Davis—one of the top agricultural …

Cannabis

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

Workouts

6-Minute Gut-Busting Bodyweight Ab Workout

Get a stronger, more-defined core in minutes with this six-minute workout. All you need is space on the floor and your own body, and this gut-busting …

Exercise

​​This Workout Will Serve Up A Major Dose of Muscle From Head to Toe | Men’s Health

The barbell hip thruster is hands down one of the best booty builders there is. It keeps your back and knees in a relatively safe position compared to deadlifts while targeting the glutes. The movement allows for maximal glute contraction, which means more activation and a better muscle-building …

10 key lessons I learned from reading 40 books last year

In 2016, I discovered the library by our new home. It's been amazing! I've been able to avoid buying books while being able to read them.<p>Finding the library coincided with a lot of travel across the world. Throw on top of that a lot of time assisting startups, VestedWorld's world-changing …

Books

Vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes, according to long-term study

Every few months, a new study about the effects of smoking e-cigarettes concludes the opposite of whatever came before it. It’s a cycle that started …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Arm Strict Press<p>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be …

8 surprising uses for hemp that could make the world a greener place

Hemp isn’t just for hackin’ the sack at Phish shows or making rope. This amazing plant, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis grown specifically for …

5 quick workouts to get rid of back fat

As annoying as love handles are, it's not uncommon for guys to hold on to back fat—for a variety of reasons. "First, poor diet; eating whole foods …

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has denied the most recent petitions to reschedule marijuana. But Hillary Clinton says that if she becomes president, she will move marijuana to the same category as oxycodone and other opioid painkillers available by a doctor's prescription.<p>Clinton, through …

Cannabis

Scientists Have Built a Microbial Fuel Cell That Runs Without External Power

Microbes that poop electricity could be the next batteries.<p>For the first time, scientists have built a microbial fuel cell that produces an …

Energy

The Upper-Body Upgrade | Men's Health

And the wider your shoulders, the better, according to women. Females prefer men whose shoulders are 1.6 times the size of their waists, an <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i> study found.<p>But you don’t need to be an Olympic freestyler or a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer to get the coveted V-shape. The workout …

Why Startups Fail and What Experts Have to Say About It (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just as there is no one path that guarantees success, there is not one single mistake that will doom a startup to failure -- there’s more than 50, actually.<p>These reasons fall under nine umbrella categories, including business ideas, …

Entrepreneurship

The DEA has formally approved first-ever medical marijuana trial for vets suffering from PTSD

The non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) announced yesterday that they received a little more than $2 million in …

Cannabis

This is why people get addicted to gambling

With this relentless clamor to grab attention, you might think gambling was hardwired into human nature; that we were doomed to cave in to the enticements of bookmakers and casinos.<p>In truth, huge swathes of the planet just didn't gamble. No cards, no dice, not even a coin flip, and we're not …

Gambling

Scientists Want the Smoke to Clear on Medical Marijuana Research

<i>Editor’s Note (8/11/16): The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is announcing today that it will keep marijuana illegal for any purpose (classified</i> …

Cannabis

The Genes for Pot Addiction Have Been Identified

For what may be the first time, specific genes associated with marijuana addiction have been identified— and some of them are also linked to …

Neuroscience

Gary Johnson predicts Obama will reclassify marijuana on way out of office

Former New Mexico Gov. and 2016 Libertarian White House hopeful Gary Johnson says he thinks President Obama is going to remove marijuana from the …

Understanding the Different Varieties of Cannabis Seeds

Cannabis seeds are to marijuana what grapes are to wine. Each seed gives birth to a marijuana plant, but there are countless varieties with their own …

What Happens When You Eat Too Many Marijuana Edibles? Stay Calm — It Won’t Kill You

Many marijuana users already know that smoking pot can be a much different experience than eating edibles made with marijuana: Even in states where …

Cannabis

Scientists Have Created a Painless Patch That Can Control Diabetes Without Injections

This is awesome.<p>Scientists have been struggling for decades to free diabetics from regular insulin injections. One of the main goals has been to …

Diabetes

One way to fight the opioid epidemic? Medical marijuana.

An innovative, but evidence-based, idea.<p>The opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic has led to a record number of deadly drug overdoses, with the US recording an all-time high of 52,000 overdose deaths — almost two-thirds of which were opioid-related — in 2015. In states like New Hampshire, the …

Medicine

What Are Cannabis Terpenes And What Do They Do?

So what do terpenes in cannabis do?<p>The unfamiliar word “terpene” should be added to your cannabis vocabulary list – now. There are many aspects of …

How Start-Ups Can 'Get It Right' in 2016: Social Good CEO Shares Top 7 Tips

If Forbes ran a ’40 under 40′ list, Greg Behrman, 39, would definitely have made the cut.<p>In a media landscape where noble journalistic ventures are often forced to shut down as quickly as they’ve started up, his altruistic news site has managed to survive—and then some. Just two years ago, …

Entrepreneurship

Heroin, Opioid Abuse Put Extra Strain On U.S. Foster Care System

Last year, Erin and Isaac Hougland of Indianapolis got certified to become foster parents, with the hope of adopting a baby. Just a few weeks later, they got a call.<p>An 8-week-old baby needed a home. All they knew was that the boy's mother was a heroin addict and had left him at the hospital. They …

Child Welfare

The biggest myths about marijuana—debunked by an addiction expert

The march of marijuana legalization continues, and so do the questions about its effect on the health of smokers. Kevin Hill, an addiction psychiatrist at McLean Hospital in Harvard Medical School and author of <i>Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about the World’s Most Popular Weed</i>, recently took to …

Cannabis

Myster High End Marijuana Accessories

Luxury products for the conscious cannabis connoisseur.<p>Up-and-coming Washington, D.C.-based brand Myster designs and manufactures innovative high end accessories for the responsible marijuana user. Among the variety of vaporizers, concentrate kits, non-stick jars, grinders, a limited edition Dipset …

Rauner Rejected These 11 Conditions for Treatment by Medical Marijuana in Illinois

As more Illinoisans apply for and receive permission from the state to use marijuana as a medical necessity, Gov. Bruce Rauner put a stop to further expansion of the program for 11 conditions Sept. 10.<p>Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 39, which would have included post-traumatic stress disorder among the …

Cannabis

These Cocaine Ads From The 1970s Prove The Past Is A Different World

Silver straws, tiny spoons, and gold-plated razor blades.

Cannabis