By Johnny Green From Weednews.co   Marijuana users have been portrayed historically as lazy bums. That is not actually the case. Many, many people live an active lifestyle and use cannabis. People that eat right and exercise regularly, yet also consume cannabis, are just as healthy and fit as anyone else. There are numerous examples […]

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By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Those who consume marijuana more than five times per month possess, on average, a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who don’t use the substance. This is according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Archives of Osteoporosis. Researchers at Oregon’s Health and Science University […]

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Tel Aviv Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis. With estimates that the global market for medical marijuana could reach $50 billion by 2025, the Israeli government is set to allow the […]

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The Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University-Pueblo is gearing up for its international, multidisciplinary cannabis research conference, set for late April. The conference is scheduled to take place April 28-30 and is open to the public with a registration fee of $350 per person. School officials said the conference will celebrate myriad research […]

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(image via Living Proof) Marijuana users have been portrayed historically as lazy bums. That is not actually the case. Many, many people live an active lifestyle and use cannabis. People that eat right and exercise regularly, yet also consume cannabis, are just as healthy and fit as anyone else. There are numerous examples out there […]

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BELLEVILLE –  There is mounting evidence of the efficacy of medical cannabis for a wide range of conditions, yet regulators – as well as physicians and patients – call for assurances that safe, consistent and well-quantified products can be delivered. Research at Loyalist College, which recently received Health Canada approval for a Controlled Drugs and Substances […]

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A woman smokes marijuana during a demonstration in front of the Mexican Senate building in Mexico City on September 28, 2016. (Credit: PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images) Opponents of cannabis have long warned that legalizing the drug could lead to spikes in underage use, but after several years of permitted adult use in several states, it seems likely such fears […]

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Close Used to create cannabis oil in suspects home. Photo courtesy of Butte County Sherrif’s Special Inforcement Unit Used to create cannabis oil in suspects home. Photo courtesy of Butte County Sherrif’s Special Inforcement Unit Close Modal Window A Chico local was arrested for trafficking 197 pounds of marijuana to Florida March 2. “Florida authorities […]

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StockTwits    On Wednesday, Intec Pharma Ltd (NASDAQ:NTEC) announced that it had initiated a Phase 1 clinical program to evaluate its delivery system for marijuana-based therapeutics. The product, which is called the “Accordion Pill,” is a proprietary delivery system for the company’s marijuana-based therapeutics, which are being developed for a number of indications – including pain […]

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Despite our many blessings, we’re living in a tumultuous time. From political distress on Capitol Hill to the escalating opioid epidemic and arguments over health care, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, even helpless. We can’t necessarily put an end to all of the crazy, but we can begin by taking control of our mental and […]

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LAGRANGE, Ga. — Advocates hoping to expand the use of medical cannabis oil in Georgia may celebrate a momentous milestone this week. The House Rules Committee will look at a revised Senate Bill 16. The bill includes cannabis oil coverage for autism and five additional conditions. Georgia lawmakers have a tough task in the current […]

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By now, four-year-old Alex Martin is impressively adept at applying life-saving cannabis oil into his mouth. Since August, his mother Julianne refills a plastic syringe three times a day with a small dose of low-THC/high-CBD cannabis oil and hands it to her son. He can handle the rest. It’s the only thing stopping his body […]

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