Getty A new study published in the journal Addiction has found that legalization is not a contributing factor to increased cannabis use among adults in the United States. The study was conducted by researchers at the Public Health Institute’s Alcohol Research Group, and they used data provided by periodic national alcohol surveys. That data was […]

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SAN BERNARDINO A committee appointed by the City Council will try to do what the council couldn’t: Fix a marijuana environment that both advocates of more access and opponents of marijuana say is broken. The nine-member committee will consist of one member appointed by each council member and two members appointed by Mayor Carey Davis. […]

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Philippe Lucas has deep roots in Canada’s cannabis culture. After co-founding the Vancouver Island Compassion Society medical dispensary in 1999, Lucas applied himself to cannabis science, working as a graduate researcher with the Center for Addictions Research of British Columbia and serving as founding board member of both the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada and the […]

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SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – Sep 20, 2017) – CFN Media Group (“CannabisFN”), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an exclusive interview with United Cannabis Corp.’s (OTCQB: CNAB) Chief Science Officer Dr. Brent Reynolds, PhD. In the interview, Dr. Reynolds discusses the importance of clinical development and […]

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It may be one of the world’s oldest drugs, but cannabis has caught the world unprepared. After 80 years of draconian prohibition, the tide has suddenly turned. Medicinal cannabis is flooding in and overwhelming the medical establishment, as patients clamour for it, many convinced it is a harmless cure-all to their ills. Some 2.3 million […]

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“Legal access to cannabis may reduce the use of multiple classes of dangerous prescription medications in certain patient populations,” according to the results of a new study. Regardless of what some officials in the Trump administration believe, Americans have a major problem with pharmaceutical narcotics, and that’s something cannabis can help mitigate, according to the […]

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For decades, medical cannabis patients and activists have called for the Federal Government to remove cannabis from the Schedule 1 narcotic list — now, the legislatures in California have taken a remarkable step toward validating those claims. The California Assembly just passed a joint resolution in a 60-10 vote that calls for the federal descheduling of […]

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In order to learn more about Colorado’s booming cannabis industry, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, was in Pueblo on Tuesday to tour some of the city’s successful cannabis businesses and institutions at the invitation of Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace. As a member of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers formed […]

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VICTORIA, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. (EHT) (TSXV:EMH) (OCTQX:EMHTF) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Emerald Health Botanicals Inc., has completed a purchase of dried cannabis from Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s (Supreme) (TSXV:FIRE) subsidiary, 7ACRES. “Emerald’s strategy emphasizes value-added downstream product development. Our ability to source low-cost cannabis from […]

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SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – Sep 20, 2017) – CFN Media Group (“CannabisFN”), the leading creative agency and digital media network dedicated to legal cannabis, announces the publication of an exclusive interview with United Cannabis Corp.’s (OTCQB: CNAB) Chief Science Officer Dr. Brent Reynolds, PhD. In the interview, Dr. Reynolds discusses the importance of clinical development and […]

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ROCKINGHAM — U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is throwing his support behind a federal bill that gives some advocates of medical cannabis hope for the future. Last week, Tillis signed on as a co-sponsor to the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017, a bipartisan bit of legislation introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah in a […]

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IMAGE: Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids. view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, September 19, 2017–In the roundtable entitled “Expert Panel on Understanding Cannabis: Medicine, Society, Government,” the […]

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