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Introduce standard units for cannabis to improve mental health


A unit system for cannabis, similar to the one used for alcohol, could help people monitor consumption and…
E-Cigarettes, Tobacco and Cannabis Products Are Littering High Schools

3 days ago

High schools in the San Francisco Bay Area are being contaminated by plastics and toxic litter from e-cigarettes,…
Apartment and condo dwellers report smelling cannabis more than tobacco smoke

September 16, 2019

More people in apartment buildings and condominiums reported exposure to cannabis smoke than tobacco one year before legalization, a…
Recent cannabis use may slow memory

July 23, 2019

Recent cannabis users may be more likely to experience memory problems or difficulties with cognitive function than those…
Program aims to lessen conflict between cannabis growers and conventional farmers

July 12, 2019

As the cannabis industry in Southern Oregon continues its rapid upward trajectory, Oregon State University Extension is taking…
Cannabis dosage studied to reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy

July 9, 2019

Children with severe epilepsy also experienced improvements in their quality of life after taking low doses of the…
Researchers link gene to cannabis abuse

July 3, 2019

Cannabis is the most commonly used illegal drug in both Denmark and internationally, and around one in ten…
Researches link gene to cannabis abuse

June 19, 2019

New research from the national psychiatric project, iPSYCH, shows that a specific gene is associated with an increased…
Legalized Cannabis Brings New Challenges for Health Care Providers

June 5, 2019

As more state laws shift to allow medicinal and recreational cannabis use, an unexpected but serious side effect has…
Microbial production of cannabinoids

May 14, 2019

Cannabinoids are psychotropic substances found in cannabis plants. Their consumption activates the endocannabinoid system, considered to regulate the homeostatic…
Study will test pot’s effects on infants’ brain development

May 14, 2019

UW Medicine researchers are recruiting pregnant women to study whether prenatal marijuana use – in the absence of…
People on cannabis are dangerous on the road, but not as much as you think

May 12, 2019

The use of cannabis is on the rise. And it will be for a very long time, because…
New research offers insight into the proteins in the brain that detect cannabis

May 3, 2019

Researchers at the University of Bristol have made new progress in understanding how cannabinoid receptors (CB1Rs), the proteins…
Unraveling Cannabinoids

May 2, 2019

Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of Harvard University and MIT, has made gifts to both alma maters to…
Cannabis could help cancer patients to stop losing weight

May 2, 2019

In the recent years cannabis has been getting a lot of scientific attention. Nowadays scientists agree that the…
Cannabis strains with more THC and less CBD are probably more harmful

April 26, 2019

Popularity of cannabis is on the rise. Naturally, problems related to it are also increasing. Now scientists from…
To test the munchies, researchers offer a choice: chips or an orange?

April 25, 2019

Picture this: Researchers attending a cannabis decriminalization event ask attendees, who are high on marijuana, to fill out…
Fresh guidance to fill ‘information vacuum’ on new cannabis products for medicinal use

April 12, 2019

A clinical review, published for the BMJ, provides new interim advice for doctors and clinicians in prescribing cannabis-based…
Cannabis during pregnancy bumps psychosis risk in offspring

March 29, 2019

Pregnant women who use cannabis may slightly increase the risk their unborn child will develop psychosis later in…
High potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis

March 26, 2019

New research from King’s College London is the first to show the impact of cannabis use on population…
Daily use and high potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis

March 22, 2019

Daily cannabis use, especially of high potency cannabis, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, according…
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Yeast produce low-cost, high-quality cannabinoids

February 28, 2019

UC Berkeley synthetic biologists have engineered brewer’s yeast to produce marijuana’s main ingredients—mind-altering THC and non-psychoactive CBD—as well…
Parents: Keep Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Away from Children

February 20, 2019

The legalization of medical marijuana in about two-thirds of U.S. states has led to growing concern about how…
Cannabis use in teens raises risk of depression in young adults

February 20, 2019

Cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug by teenagers worldwide. In Canada, among youth aged 15 to…
Why is CBD oil everywhere?

January 31, 2019

With a widespread market and popular proselytizers, from high-end “aspirational” lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow to television M.D.-to-the-masses Dr.…
New system for hydroponic farming aids cannabis cultivation

January 17, 2019

While sun-grown marijuana in soil is a traditional part of the cannabis industry, it is an approach that…
Many users prefer medical marijuana over prescription drugs

January 17, 2019

As more states legalize cannabis consumption, many more people will likely use medical marijuana as a supplement to…
More Than Half of People Taking Cannabis for Chronic Pain Report Driving While High

January 14, 2019

More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they’ve driven under the influence…
Study points to increased risk of harm from cannabis across Europe

January 4, 2019

Cannabis resin and herbal cannabis have significantly increased in potency and in price, according to the first study…
Higher average potency cannabis may increase risk for first disorder symptom

December 19, 2018

Recreational cannabis is legal in 10 states and Washington, D.C., but regulations regarding potency do not exist. The…
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