October 2016

HARTFORD — Connecticut is encouraging its hospitals, universities and licensed marijuana producers to embark on research that could improve understanding of marijuana’s medicinal qualities, something officials hope will also boost the state’s biotech industry. While there’s some research already underway in Connecticut and elsewhere, officials here hope the state’s initiative, which began Saturday, will lead […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is encouraging its hospitals, universities and licensed marijuana producers to embark on research that could improve understanding of marijuana’s medicinal qualities, something officials hope will also boost the state’s biotech industry. While there’s some research already underway in Connecticut and elsewhere, officials here hope the state’s initiative, which began Oct. […]

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is encouraging its hospitals, universities and licensed marijuana producers to embark on research that could improve understanding of marijuana’s medicinal qualities, something officials hope will also boost the state’s biotech industry. While there’s some research already underway in Connecticut and elsewhere, officials here hope the state’s initiative, which began Oct. […]

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is interested in partnering with medical marijuana companies to do research on the benefits, and any possible hazards, of using marijuana to treat serious medical conditions. In a letter sent last week to School of Medicine colleagues, Art Levine, senior vice chancellor for health sciences and medical school […]

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Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a series of bills preparing California for a new era of  marijuana regulation, including one launching a study of the effects of cannabis on motor skills. Brown also approved measures preserving small medical marijuana growing operations from bigger competitors and allowing cannabis dispensaries to pay taxes and fees in […]

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