Science is expensive, and it's hard to think about spending $40.00 (or more) on a few pages of basic research from a peer reviewed journal. Many publishers are aware of this significant hurdle to information, and a few offer the articles to the public for download immediately upon publishing. However, the vast majority offer articles for free or open access only after a year or more. Scientific information generated in the United States is most likely paid for with taxes, yet it can cost around 10$ or more a page to read (and your not supporting the authors/researchers by purchasing articles; the people who generate the data and write the article do not make royalties off of their published studies). If you are reading this blog, chances are you would like to access to scholarly research articles on cannabis and cannabinoid research--not just summaries, but the original article in its entirety!
Here's a list of 2013 cannabis and cannabinoid research articles that are open access: