Research into the chemical origins of cannabis’ unique ‘skunk-like’ smell has discovered a new family of sulphur compounds are responsible for the odour.

Hundreds of different aroma compounds can be found in cannabis, many belonging to the terpene class of compounds, which are responsible for characteristic plant smells like pine and lavender. 

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Hannah Adler

Hannah is a communications professional and early-career researcher in the disciplines of health communication and health sociology. She is a PhD student at Griffith University currently writing a...

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