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Why cannabis reeks of skunk

Close-up of a marijuana flower

Sulfur-laden compounds in Cannabis sativa give the plant a musky smell that is both savoured and loathed. Credit: Pablo Porciuncula Brune/AFP/Getty

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Nature 600, 362 (2021)



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