Cannabis
Cannabis could help people with opioid addiction  NEWS MEDICAL · 44 minutes
A new study has shown that cannabidiol or CBD, found in cannabis, could help people with opioid use disorder or addiction. CBD can help reduce the symptoms of craving among addicts when on withdrawal... more
CBD and CBD Oil: What Is It and Does It Really Work?  LIVE SCIENCE · 10 hours
CBD has become remarkably popular in recent years. But is it the cure-all people think it is? more
Can CBD Reduce Cravings And Stress In Opioid Users?  NPR · 10 hours
Researchers wanted to know if CBD can help people who are former opioid users resist relapse. Their double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial suggests CBD can help reduce stress and cravings. more
CBD May Reduce Drug Cravings in People with Heroin Addiction, Small Study Finds  LIVE SCIENCE · 12 hours
A small study suggests that the marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD) may reduce cravings in those with heroin addiction. more
CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging'  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Promising and exciting. Those are the words used by Dr. Stephanie McGrath to describe findings from a pilot study to assess the use of cannabidiol, or CBD, for... more
CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging'  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Scientists have found in a small study that 89 percent of dogs who received CBD in the clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures. Nine... more
Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse  NEWS MEDICAL · 17 hours
Cannabidiol reduced cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse, suggesting a potential role for it in helping... more
Legal marijuana reduces chronic pain, but increases injuries and car accidents  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
The legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with an increase in its abuse, injury due to overdoses, and car accidents, but does not significantly change health... more
Microextraction gets an eco-friendly makeover in new cannabis study  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Researchers have successfully demonstrated that IT-SPME coupled to nano-LC is an adequate analytical method for the characterization of cannabis traces. more
Chromatography gets an eco-friendly makeover in new cannabis study  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Researchers have successfully demonstrated that IT-SPME coupled to nano-LC is an adequate analytical method for the characterization of cannabis traces. more
How to fashion greener jeans and T-shirts  CBC · 1 week
Would you wear jeans made out of hemp? Experts in the fashion industry say that using a greater variety of materials to... more
Where cannabis investors see the next big wave? In precision dosing  TechCrunch · 1 week
Women and seniors are joining the cannabis movement, and that’s presenting new investing opportunities, according to a panel of cannabis investors who we interviewed several days... more
Startups Weekly: Venture capitalists are crazy for cannabis  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In this week's newsletter: Uber goes public, Carta collects $300 million and a small team of eight shows VC isn't always the answer. more
Daye, a startup developing a ‘cramp-fighting’ tampon, raises $5.5M from Khosla, Index and Kindred  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Daye, a “femcare” startup developing a new type of tampon that uses CBD to help tackle dysmenorrhea, has quietly raised... more
Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
California was expecting a windfall of tax money after kicking off broadly legal marijuana sales in 2018 more
Which type of chromatography is best for cannabis analysis?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cannabis analysis is essential, but which technique is better? A comprehensive report details the most widely used analytical techniques between 2015-2018. more
Attorneys general from 33 states urge pot banking reform  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Attorneys general from 33 states are urging Congress to approve a bill intended to fully open the doors of the U.S. banking system to the legal marijuana industry more
Where's the pot? California tracking system unlikely to know  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A vast computer system known as track-and-trace is intended to keep a watchful eye on California's legal marijuana market, but it isn't doing much of either more
California pot market not traced or tracked as promised  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The vast computer system designed to keep a watchful eye on California's legal marijuana market is falling far short of its intended goal. more
Health professionals wary of medicinal cannabis misuse and adverse effects  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An analysis of published studies gauging attitudes to medicinal cannabis has found that while health professionals are broadly supportive, they feel they lack clinical and legislative knowledge, and... more
Fewer cars a sensible plan for a liveable future  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
More shared spaces, safer streets and fewer cars in the city are all part of a newly released ten-year plan by the City of Melbourne. This evening, Town Hall will... more
K-Zen Beverage, a nascent cannabis-infused drink brand, has raised $5 million in seed funding  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
There’s a new cannabis-infused drink company coming together, helped along by the venture firm DCM, which just plugged $5 million... more
New insight into fast-growing retail and medicinal cannabis industry  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Edison Group, the leading investment and research advisory company, has published its sector report analyzing the growing retail and medicinal cannabis industry. more
Cannabis-based medicine may reduce seizures for children with difficult-to-treat epilepsy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Taking a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol, a cannabis-based medicine, cut seizures nearly in half for children with a rare and severe type of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome, according... more
The new 'runner's high'? Some often mix weed, workouts  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A study of cannabis users in states where it's legal found 82% use the drug before and/or after exercise, with many reporting it increases enjoyment, enhances recovery, and heightens motivation. more
Insight into the proteins in the brain that detect cannabis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have made new progress in understanding how cannabinoid receptors (CB1Rs), the proteins that detect the active components of marijuana, are controlled in the brain. more
Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research  MIT · 3 weeks
Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior. more
Co-use of cannabis and tobacco associated with worse functioning, problematic behaviors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
More than a third of young adults report using both cannabis and tobacco or nicotine products, providing a unique challenge to public health officials as cannabis... more
Cannabis, Alcohol and the Epigenome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
With the legalization of cannabis in many US states, we explore the epigenetic effects of cannabis, cannabis-derived products, and alcohol. more
Medical News Today: Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese  MNT · 4 weeks
New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appetite. more
One in 7 Washington State drivers with children in the car recently used marijuana  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
According to a roadside survey conducted in Washington State, 14.1% of drivers with children in the car -- nearly one... more
Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients... more
Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. more
Marijuana users weigh less compared to non-users  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don't. more
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