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Cannabis may be able to help curb crack cocaine addiction, a new study suggests.   Between 2012 and 2015, researchers from the BC Centre on Substance Use in Vancouver surveyed more than 100 crack users in the Canadian city’s downtown eastside and downtown south neighbourhoods. Those who purposefully used cannabis to help control their crack […]

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Rashmi Mullur and Ravi Aysola watched helplessly as their infant son seized again in their arms. “There were days where I would hold my son and have that seizure happen 50 times in a row, incessantly, for hours and hours during the day,” said Aysola, a pulmonologist and sleep doctor at UCLA. “All I could […]

Growing medical cannabis. Credit: Tilray Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing. This has prompted the editors of Epilepsy Behavior to produce a […]

Well…if you thought the push for common sense cannabis reform was just some misguided millennial progressive fantasy, I’m sorry to inform you that you’re sorely mistaken.  Leadership for one of the leading American military veteran advocacy groups – the American Legion – are urging President Trump to make good on one of his central campaign promises: improving the lives of veterans. […]

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/ Yarygin Fear-mongering headlines claiming that marijuana use causes birth defects, heart-attacks, and psychosis are common in the mainstream media. But newly published scientific evidence makes it clear that what is often portrayed as ‘conventional wisdom’ is really nothing more than ‘reefer madness.’ Pot Not Likely to Make You Psychotic There exists “minimal […]

By William Stash Jones Oregon Cannabis Connection   The renowned conservative veterans group, The American Legion, has come down on the side of sensible marijuana policy. The group recently made an appeal to the Trump administration to reclassify the plant to make it more readily available for research. Under current law, marijuana is a schedule I […]

Mowgli Holmes’ startup, Phylos Bioscience, will outline the genetic profile of any cannabis plant a customer wants. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB Imagine you’re starting your own marijuana farm. First you get land and water rights. Then you’ve got to find the right strain of cannabis. That can involve as much luck as science.  “There’s a lot of legend and laws,” said Mowgli Holmes, […]

Pullman, Washington, is not a town known for its cannabis consumption, but that could soon change. Researchers at Washington State University are in need of volunteers for a study to develop a breathalyzer that detects cannabis consumption. Currently in Washington State, the drugged driving law specifies that drivers with five nanograms of active tetrahydrocannabinol, or […]