DENVER – A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. The Highway Loss Data Institute, a leading insurance research group, said in study results released Thursday that collision claims in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon went up 2.7 percent in the years since legal recreational marijuana sales began when compared with […]

A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month. The cannabis plant has been used for decades to manage pain and there are increasingly sophisticated […]

Last week, a graphic designer shared a link to a post titled “How Sophisticated Branding Aims to Make You Rethink Cannabis” with Benzinga. The article, published on Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE)’s creative community/blog “99U” explained how distinct branding was key for brand building as the cannabis industry continues to mature. “The hand-painted signs, bad puns, […]

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Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds in marijuana that make you feel high Scientist found that taking pills containing the chemical could stop headaches Pills containing the chemicals reduced pain from migraines by 43.5 per cent And drugs had a number of positive side effects, including fewer stomach aches  By Daisy Dunne For Mailonline Published: 10:32 EDT, […]

By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to be determined. The Cannabist’s special report “CBD, TBD” explores a regulatory and legal landscape pockmarked by federal-state conflicts, […]

Cannabis oil is on sale in a number of local chemists and health food shops and is in high demand among the community, particularly those in chronic pain. The product contains cannabidiol (CBD) which was classified as a medicine by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in December 2016. It does not contain […]

Cannabis consumers are frequently affiliated with lazy, unsuccessful and apathetic labels. But, contrary to the popular stereotype new research suggests they are in fact among the most satisfied and successful among us.   The study, conducted by market researchers BDS Analytics, surveyed consumers and abstainers across a wide variety of mental, social and financial factors. […]

By Natalie Grover (Reuters) – A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month. The cannabis plant has been used for decades to manage pain […]

In states with recreational cannabis laws, driving has been an issue since day one. But while local governments struggle with the lack of accurate, cannabis-specific, roadside sobriety tests and arbitrary legal THC limits, researchers from the Highway Loss Data Institute, a leader in insurance research, are already blaming cannabis for an increase in crash claims […]