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Casey Hofford

Casey Hofford is a freelance writer, web developer, and designer based in Los Angeles. He has a background in biology, ecology, and computer science. He enjoys hiking, tinkering with electronics, and gardening.

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In the 1960s, Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, an Israeli chemist, first synthesized CBD and THC. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or Δ9-THC, was identified as the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis. Because of its intoxicating effects and high concentration in the plant, THC has dominated our understanding of the pharmacology of cannabis ever since. But

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Humans have been using yeast to produce the world’s most popular drug, alcohol, for millennia. Yeast has the natural ability to convert sugar into alcohol, as long as you starve it of oxygen. Consequently, we have used these biological factories to produce a wide variety of intoxicating beverages. Using modern

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