Like many small, post-colonial states, the Republic of Vanuatu, a Pacific archipelago comprising dozens of small islands, sees some economic boosts from being a tourist destination, tax haven, and “flag of convenience,” but it experiences some drawbacks, too. The remote nation’s residents, known as Ni-Vanuatu, frequently face unemployment and poverty, relying heavily on personal fishing […]

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International Study Monitoring Real-time Cannabis Treatment for the Symptoms of Endometriosis Will Leverage Strainprint’s Comprehensive Research Platform TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd., the leader in cannabis data and analytics, today announced a partnership with Israeli research leaders, Lumir Lab and Gynica to conduct the world’s first international clinical study on the use […]

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The federal government is looking to contract a small business to grow, test, store and ship thousands of kilograms of marijuana of varying potencies and concentrations. No, really. The contract notice was published on the site Federal Business Opportunities last week—not long after a similar listing called for applications from prospective federal joint rollers. The […]

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Marijuana use has been ubiquitous on college campuses for decades, but aside from using it for fun, some claim it helps them study. Proponents say cannabis can help you relax, and open your mind to new thoughts. It’s no worse than a late-night espresso. The other side says just get some coffee, study hard, and […]

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Annette Walker worries she’ll no longer be able to keep her daughter’s tears at bay. Walker’s daughter Akasha Cadieux, 29, has Rett syndrome, a disease which has left her in a wheelchair, unable to talk and eating through a feeding tube. Her doctor recommended treating Cadieux with cannabis oil and Walker, though skeptical at first, said the change has been […]

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WASHINGTON — Researchers who are trying to determine whether marijuana works to treat post-traumatic stress disorder enrolled their final veteran needed for the study on Veterans Day. The Scottsdale Research Institute in Phoenix, which is performing the study, achieved its total enrollment nearly two years after they first began recruiting veterans into the study – […]

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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women; one in ten will be affected by it at some point. There are a variety of highly successful chemical, radiological, and surgical treatment options. But they’re not particularly pleasant. Moreover, some tumors are resistant and prone to relapse.     Ideally, we would find an […]

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Researchers have studied Pew Research Center cannabis survey data in an effort to understand why women are less likely than men to support cannabis reforms, Marijuana Moment reports. The study, published in the Social Science Quarterly journal, found some possible explanations. It is unusual that women, who are largely more liberal than men, are on the […]

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Israeli startup Gynica will research and develop its cannabis-based treatment at the newly licensed Lumir Lab on the Hebrew University campus Gynica, an Israeli startup specializing in cannabis-based solutions in the field of women’s health, is the first company that will carry out research and development at the newly licensed Lumir Lab established on the […]

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The Université de Moncton, in partnership with the Government of Canada, Genome Atlantic, Genome Canada, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF) and Organigram Holdings Inc., recently announced the creation of an institutional research project focused on cannabis at the Université de Moncton.     Supplying cannabis and cannabis products to a legalized adult use recreational market […]

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Recent research sheds new light on the effects of cannabis on the brain. It reveals a complex pattern of potential harms and benefits that varies with age and disease. New research uncovers novel ways in which marijuana affects the developing brain. The findings came from a number of studies that featured at the 2018 annual […]

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