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Higher percentage of California pot passing safety tests  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Higher percentage of California marijuana products clear safety tests but questions remain after sudden closing of lab the state found was falsifying test results for pesticides more
Cannabis-based drug in combination with other anti-spasticity  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis plant reduced spasticity compared with placebo in patients already taking anti-spasticity drugs. more
With OK from Congress, US hemp market set to boom  ABC NEWS · 3 days
With federal legalization of hemp at hand, the US market is set to boom amid the popularity of CBDs, a non-psychoactive compound found in hemp as a health... more
Cresco Labs granted approval to operate marijuana dispensary in Ohio  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Cresco Labs one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that it has been granted the first approval to operate a... more
London-based startup launches 'thedrug.store' aiming to clean up CBD industry  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
"thedrug.store" is an online Cannabidiol (CBD) retailer launched by a London-based startup, providing a selection of quality brands to meet the growing demand for CBD products in the... more
Elderly man evicted over medical marijuana hits another snag  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A 78-year-old New York man who was evicted from federally subsidized housing because he uses medical marijuana says the conflicting state and federal marijuana rules that left him homeless are... more
Favoring female flowers in hemp horticulture  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A UConn plant science professor working with hemp plants has developed a way to maximize the production of female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male flowers. more
Dermatology providers show interest in recommending cannabinoids to patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
The cannabis plant and its derivatives have been used in medicinal treatments for millennia. With the recent legalization of medical marijuana in 33 states across the country, as well as... more
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available  ABC NEWS · 6 days
New Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time more
Medical News Today: What to know about marijuana and multiple sclerosis  MNT · 6 days
Marijuana has many potential uses, which includes the treatment of specific symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the possible benefits of marijuana for people... more
Medical News Today: Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?  MNT · 6 days
In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to... more
Can marijuana ease symptoms of Crohn's disease?  MNT · 6 days
In regions where it is legal, many doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to treat certain conditions. Some small studies suggest that marijuana may also have the potential to relieve symptoms of Crohn’s disease. However,... more
Providers show interest in prescribing therapeutic cannabinoids  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have found many dermatologists are interested in learning more about and recommending therapeutic cannabinoids to their patients. more
Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A 78-year-old man who uses a wheelchair and takes marijuana for back pain has been evicted from his federally subsidized apartment in upstate New York more
Groups sue to block medical marijuana compromise in Utah  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Advocacy groups in Utah sued to block a compromise agreement legalizing medical marijuana, accusing the Mormon church of unconstitutional interference in the gutting of a measure approved by voters more
Michigan marking 1st day for legal, recreational pot  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Michigan is officially the first Midwestern state to allow recreational pot. more
Cannabis-based compound may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A recent analysis of published studies indicates that the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of epilepsy in children looks promising. more
Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent users  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory... more
Utah patients can use medical pot; but concerns still loom  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a compromise agreement that guaranteed legalization of medical marijuana but has sparked concern that it creates too many hurdles for... more
Study of infrequent cannabis users compares adverse effects of vaping and smoking  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate... more
CBD is the latest wellness trend, but does it work?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Cannabidiol is extracted from Cannabis sativa plant and doesn't produce a high. more
What marijuana does to your sex life  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
As marijuana legalization spreads and stigma recedes, older narratives claiming that copulation and cannabis don’t mix are falling by the wayside. Today,... more
CDB is the latest wellness trend, but does it work?  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Cannabidiol is extracted from Cannabis sativa plant and doesn't produce a high. more
Boys with social difficulties are at greatest risk of early substance use  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Boys who enter sixth-grade with co-occurring social skills, anxiety, learning and conduct problems are at the greatest risk of developing aggressive behavior and using... more
Cannabis prescribed medicinally to the first patient in UK  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A 32 year old woman – Carly Barton, has been suffering from a long term painful condition called fibromyalgia. This was after a stroke she had suffered from in her... more
Boys with social difficulties most susceptible to early substance use  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Boys who enter sixth-grade with co-occurring social skills, anxiety, learning and conduct problems are at the greatest risk of developing aggressive behavior and using tobacco, alcohol and marijuana... more
Vaping Marijuana Gets You Way, Way Higher Than Smoking It, Study Finds  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
17 willing participants got very, very high for science — and they found vaping weed is way stronger than smoking it. more
Elon Musk won’t be smoking weed in public again, NASA admin says  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Elon Musk won’t be smoking a joint on the video podcast of a famous comedian any time soon, according to NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.... more
Consumption of hemp-containing foods can lead to exceedance of acute reference dose  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
On the basis of the available data, the BfR comes to the following conclusion: the consumption of hemp-containing foods with the total -Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)... more
Here's How Cannabis Got Its High  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
How did we end up with THC and CBD in the first place? more
Cannabis use among teens does not appear to lead to greater conduct problems, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More youth use cannabis than smoke cigarettes in the United States. In other parts of the world, cannabis... more
Does teen cannabis use lead to behavior problems -- or vice versa?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research finds that cannabis use among teens doesn't appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke... more
Drug use, religion explain 'reverse gender gap' on marijuana  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the... more
Drug use, religion explain 'reverse gender gap' on marijuana  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the... more
NanoSphere develops new intraoral product that has potential to revolutionize cannabis therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
NanoSphere Health Sciences Inc. is pleased to announce the Company has developed a new intraoral delivered cannabis product for the Canadian market, which produces... more
How ancient viruses got cannabis high  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
THC and CBD, bioactive substances produced by cannabis and sought by medical patients and recreational users, sprung to life thanks to ancient colonization of the plant's genome by viruses, researchers have found. more
How ancient viruses got cannabis high  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
World's first cannabis chromosome map reveals the plant's evolutionary past and points to its future as potential medicine. more
Why the future of marijuana farming could be craft weed  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
There are plenty of predictions about how cannabis farming is poised to go corporate, but Big... more
Teens are trying marijuana before alcohol and tobacco  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Teens used to try alcohol first, then tobacco, and then marijuana. Now, marijuana is increasingly the first “gateway” substance for... more
Study evaluates second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a study designed to evaluate second-hand marijuana smoke exposure among children--a topic that scientists have not yet widely addressed--researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found that nearly... more
Adolescents increasingly choose marijuana over cigarettes, alcohol  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The "gateway pattern" of adolescent substance use is changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of adolescent drug use, according researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. more
Marijuana prevention programs should focus on promoting mental wellbeing of youth  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
High school students with positive mental health are less likely to consume cannabis, a recent University of Waterloo study has found. more
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