This article by Johnny Green was originally published on Cannabis & Tech Today, and appears here with permission.
The cannabis plant is one of the most dynamic plants on earth.
It can be used to make textiles, fuel, and food.
Cannabis can also be used for euphoric and medical purposes. For many years, humans did not know what caused cannabis’ euphoric effects.
But, everything changed in the 1960s when Israeli chemist Raphael Mechoulam first isolated THC.
Mechoulam ushered in the modern era of medical cannabis research with his breakthrough and has continued his research over the years.
Barriers To Research
Whereas Mechoulam has been afforded the opportunity to extensively research medical cannabis, the same has not been true for most other researchers around the …