Cannabis
Parents: Keep medical marijuana dispensaries away from kids  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Seven in 10 parents think they should have a say in whether dispensaries are located near their child's school or daycare and most say they should be banned within a certain distance... more
Medical News Today: Marijuana may be risky for those with heart disease  MNT · 1 day
The case of a 70-year-old man who had a heart attack after eating a marijuana lollipop has caused concern in the medical community. more
Teens living in US states allowing medical marijuana smoke less cannabis  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study... more
Is hemp the same thing as marijuana?  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
There's been a lot of discussion about hemp recently, since the 2018 Farm Bill made it legal for farmers to grow industrial hemp for the first time since the passage of the 1970 Controlled... more
Teen sickened after schoolmate gives her marijuana edible  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A 13-year-old girl has been accused of giving edible marijuana gummy bears to some classmates at her school, causing another girl to be hospitalized more
Medical News Today: Hemp oil benefits list  MNT · 5 days
The potential benefits of hemp oil include improved heart, skin, and brain health. Research is ongoing, and it might uncover additional benefits. Learn more about the benefits of hemp oil here. more
Marijuana use during adolescence increases risk of depression and suicidal thoughts  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Marijuana is commonly used by teenagers but not much is known about how that use might impact mood and risk of suicide later in life. more
Cannabis use as a teenager linked to depression later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new study has shown that at least 400,000 cases of adults with depression in the US could have been avoided if greater measures were in... more
Cannabis use in teens linked to risk of depression in young adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug by teenagers worldwide. In Canada, among youth aged 15 to 19 years, the rate of past-year... more
Cannabis use among adolescents linked with increased risk of depression in adulthood  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
While there has been a lot of focus on the role of cannabis use in psychosis, there has been less attention on whether cannabis... more
Young cannabis users have increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by a team... more
Teen marijuana use is associated with higher likelihood of depression later on  THE VERGE · 6 days
Using marijuana as a teen is associated with a higher chance of experiencing depression as an adult, according to a new study that adds... more
CBD Lion announced as Headline Sponsor for CBD Expo MIDWEST to be held in Indianapolis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
CBD Expo Tour 2019 produced by Mace Media Group, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information... more
Keynote speakers announced for CBD Expo MIDWEST to be held in Indianapolis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
CBD Expo Tour 2019, produced by MACE Media Group, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies in the cannabis space and... more
Potent marijuana edibles can pose a major unrecognized risk to patients with cardiovascular disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
With widespread legalization and increasing use, more care, education a research needed about how each marijuana formulation may affect and... more
Marijuana Lollipop May Have Triggered Man's Heart Attack  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A marijuana lollipop with a very high dose THC may have triggered a man's heart attack. more
Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
As marijuana legalization sweeps North America, use of the substance has been on the rise, and the public's attitude is shifting. An increasing number... more
MDMA users have higher levels of empathy than other drug users  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Long-term MDMA users have higher levels of empathy than cannabis and other drugs users, new research suggests. more
Your Dog Can Get Sick from Marijuana. Here's How to Prevent Pot Poisoning.  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Pets can get sick — or, in rare cases, die — from eating cannabis. Second-hand smoke can affect animals as well. Follow... more
Medical News Today: Colorectal cancer: Scientists halt growth with cannabinoid compounds  MNT · 2 weeks
Scientists have identified a number of synthetic cannabinoid compounds that can halt the growth of several types of human colorectal cancer cells. more
How to keep your pets safe from marijuana poisoning  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If you live with a pet, there is a good chance you consider it to be a member of your family. It is well established that companion animals, ranging from... more
Household rules and conversations help guide teen marijuana use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
When Washington voters legalized marijuana in 2012, many parents found themselves with a new teachable moment. more
Endocannabinoid system, a target to improve cognitive disorders in models of Down syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study reveals the involvement of the endocannabinoid system in cognitive disorders in mouse models of Down syndrome. The work identifies cannabinoid... more
Honest Company co-founder Christopher Gavigan has a new, and newly funded, CBD startup called Prima  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Christopher Gavigan, sitting in a crisp white shirt inside a small TechCrunch conference room, radiates energy, even in... more
Parenting in the age of legal pot: Household rules, conversations help guide teen use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The legalization of marijuana in Washington state in 2012 gave parents the opportunity for a new teachable moment. Many say... more
Honest Company cofounder Christopher Gavigan has a new, and newly funded, CBD startup called Prima  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Christopher Gavigan, sitting in a crisp white shirt inside a small TechCrunch conference room, radiates energy, even in... more
Smoking cannabis may increase sperm count  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study has found that men who have smoked cannabis at some point in their lives have higher sperm counts than men who have never smoked the drug. more
Medical News Today: How does smoking marijuana affect sperm?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study investigates how marijuana smoking can affect the quality of sperm. Its findings contradict the researchers' initial hypothesis. more
Cannabinoid receptor type 1 appears to be potential target to treat Down syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study by the Neuropharmacology Laboratory-NeuroPhar of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF reveals the involvement of the endocannabinoid... more
Marijuana smoking linked with higher sperm concentrations  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Men who have smoked marijuana at some point in their life had significantly higher concentrations of sperm when compared with men who have never smoked marijuana, according to new research. The study also found... more
Cannabinoid compounds may inhibit growth of colon cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Medical marijuana has gained attention in recent years for its potential to relieve pain and short-term anxiety and depression. Now, researchers say some cannabinoid compounds may actually inhibit the growth... more
Smoking cannabis linked to higher sperm counts in surprising study  Sky News · 2 weeks
Men who have smoked cannabis at some point in their life have "significantly higher" sperm counts than those who have never used the drug, according to new research. more
Cannabinoid compounds may reduce viability of colon cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Medical marijuana has gained attention in recent years for its potential to relieve pain and short-term anxiety and depression. Now, Penn State College of Medicine researchers say some cannabinoid compounds... more
Traffic deaths rose, then fell, after three states legalized marijuana  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Traffic deaths rose temporarily in three states that approved recreational marijuana, according to a new study.... more
What drives patients to use medical marijuana: Mostly chronic pain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study seeks to understand whether people are using medical cannabis for evidence-based reasons. more
Chronic pain given as top reason for using medical marijuana  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Chronic pain tops the list of reasons people give when they enroll in state medical marijuana programs more
Caregiver-produced medical marijuana recalled in Michigan  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Health and industry experts in Michigan are concerned about caregiver-produced medical marijuana following the discovery of more than 50 pounds of contaminated product more
Canbiola announces launch of revolutionary Sustained Acoustic Medicine wellness solution  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Canbiola, Inc. a developer, manufacturer and seller of a variety of Cannabidiol based products such as oils, creams, moisturizers, chews, isolate, gel caps, concentrate and water, announced today... more
Medical cannabis relieves ASD symptoms in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a new study of patients with autism who are 18 years old and under, researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center report that cannabis as a treatment for... more
Medical News Today: How long can you detect marijuana in the body?  MNT · 3 weeks
The body processes marijuana at varying rates, which may change depending on dose, hydration, body fat percentage, and, sometimes, the sensitivity of the test.... more
Kentucky company says its hemp plants have zero THC  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Kentucky company says it has developed hemp plants that don't contain any THC, which is marijuana's main psychoactive component more
Medical News Today: What to know about marijuana withdrawal  MNT · 3 weeks
After frequently using marijuana, or cannabis, people may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop. Such symptoms include cravings, irritability, and sleep problems. In this article, we discuss the symptoms and... more
What to know about marijuana withdrawal  MNT · 3 weeks
After frequently using marijuana, or cannabis, people may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop. Such symptoms include cravings, irritability, and sleep problems. In this article, we discuss the symptoms and timeline of marijuana withdrawal, treatments, and... more
Thailand suspends patent applications for medical marijuana  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Thailand's military government has suspended the licensing of commercial marijuana-based products for medical use amid concern that foreign pharmaceutical companies might try to monopolize the market more
Thailand suspends patent processing for medical marijuana  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Thailand's military government has suspended the licensing of commercial marijuana-based products for medical use amid concern that foreign pharmaceutical companies might try to monopolize the market more
Cannabis greenhouses are creating light pollution, but there are solutions  CBC · 3 weeks
As with any new industry, there’s a learning curve. For cannabis growers, they're quickly learning their... more
Association between tobacco use and paranoia is largely due to shared genetic influences  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Paranoia is associated with regular tobacco smoking in adolescents after accounting for other factors like cannabis use, sleep disturbances and stressful life... more
Cannabis startup Caliva raises $75M from former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and Joe Montana  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
San Jose cannabis company Caliva is proving that weed’s still hot, even as some markets cool off. The company is... more
Pollution from pot plants, and how our bodies perceive processed foods  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The “dank” smelling terpenes emitted by growing marijuana can combine with chemicals in car emissions to form ozone, a health-damaging compound. This is especially problematic in... more
Vangst just raised $10 million to plug more people into the fast-growing cannabis industry  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
People are increasingly interested in finding a way to participate in the cannabis industry, and for good reason. It’s growing... more
Young adults living in states with more liberal policies report higher rates of cannabis use  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Adolescents and young adults living in states with more liberal policies reported higher average rates of past-year cannabis... more
Some pregnant women don't believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Up to one-third of pregnant women do not believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus, according to a new review. more
One-third of pregnant women do not believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Up to one-third of pregnant women do not believe cannabis is harmful to their fetus, according to a new review by UBC... more
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