UBC Researchers Discover Marijuana Flavour Genes, Aim to Create Standards for Taste

With legalization of marijuana, there’s a need for product standards similar to wine industry, says prof.

Consumers can trust what varieties of wine taste like regardless of the store they buy it from, and they could soon have similar expectations for strains of marijuana, say researchers at the University of British Columbia.

Prof. Jörg Bohlmann and a team of researchers have found 30 genes within the cannabis genome that determine the aroma and flavour of the plant.

The findings, published in the journal Plos One, are the first step toward creating flavour standards that can be replicated.

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