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Growing Marijuana That Won't Get You High

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Years of breeding by those interested in the recreational use of cannabis have boosted levels of stimulant Tetrahydrocannabinolreduced (THC) in the most popular strains of marijuana.

Now scientists at Steep Hill Laboratory and growers at the SPARC dispensary in California are seeking to reintroduce plants that are high in relaxant cannabidiol (CBD) to the market.

The farming of marjiuana for medicinal purposes has been legal under Californian state law since 1996, but remains banned under US federal law.


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Source: telegraph.co.uk
Author: Alastair Good in San Francisco, California
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Copyright:Telegraph Media Group Limited 2010
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