October 2016

But Colorado State University-Pueblo is in the process of changing that. During a work session Monday, officials with CSU-Pueblo detailed the scope of some of the studies that will be conducted by the school’s newly formed Institute of Cannabis Research. Medical marijuana research and impact studies at CSU-Pueblo received a boost on June 13 from […]

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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA – A young Watsonville couple was arrested this morning after an alleged concentrated cannabis manufacture operation exploded in their apartment, endangering three children. At about 12:10 a.m., police, firefighters and paramedics responded to a report of a large fireball on the balcony of 485 Holohan Road, apartment 204. Police and firefighters […]

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Alicia Wallace joined The Cannabist in July 2016, covering national marijuana policy and business. She contributes to the Denver Post’s beer industry coverage. In her 13 years as a business news reporter, her coverage has spanned the economy, Sports… … read more at: http://www.thecannabist.co/2016/10/31/texas-medical-marijuana-low-thc-cbd-licensing-fee/66453/

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CATEGORIES: Medical Marijuana NewsScience Research Share Tweet 64 TOTAL SHARES In an official position statement, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners says that “further research is warranted” to clarify the medical uses of cannabis but that, presently, it should only be used as a “last-resort medication.” The statement comes the same day that the […]

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Is marijuana actually the “gateway” to harder drug use that some say it is? It’s a prospect that opponents of Question 4, which would legalize marijuana in Massachusetts, worry about, especially in the midst of a deepening national opioid and heroin abuse crisis. But proponents of Question 4 in Nov. 8’s election say those concerns […]

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Posted October 27, 2016 13:02:00 Photo: Doctor Andrew Katelaris has defended injecting ovarian cancer patients with cannabis oil. (Medicine Hunter) A deregistered Sydney doctor has defended injecting patients with cannabis oil, despite breaching a code of conduct for non-registered health professionals. Andrew Katelaris was a decade ago convicted of growing nearly 50,000 cannabis plants near […]

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Smoking marijuana may give humans the gift of enhanced night vision, according to the latest findings published in the journal eLife. In a study of tadpoles, Canadian researchers said marijuana showed promising results in giving the creatures better vision in the dark. The study goes on to suggests that since the herb makes cells in the […]

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Smoking marijuana may give humans the gift of enhanced night vision, according to the latest findings published in the journal eLife. In a study of tadpoles, Canadian researchers said marijuana showed promising results in giving the creatures better vision in the dark. The study goes on to suggests that since the herb makes cells in the […]

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A new study suggests that marijuana may have a strange benefit: improving night vision. Based on a pharmacologist’s observation in the 1990s that Jamaican fishermen who smoked or consumed cannabis had “an uncanny ability to see in the dark,” researchers at McGill University dug in. They applied a synthetic cannabinoid to the eye tissue of […]

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The states where recreational cannabis will be on the ballot are California, Arizona, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts, while North Dakota, Arkansas, Montana and Florida are considering medical marijuana legalization. California in particular is an interest to investors. According to Arcview Group, a company that links investors with cannabis companies, has shown the market for both […]

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