November 2016

In a letter sent out to constituent groups this week, CSU-Pueblo President Lesley Di Mare said there are 16 faculty members leading research efforts on 12 cannabis-related studies. Di Mare said that multiple academic disciplines are involved that include psychology, education, engineering, business, biology and chemistry. The institute and Pueblo County finalized Monday the scope […]

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Researchers have been trying to track down the link between cannabis use and intelligence for decades. You know the stereotypes. But what does the research show? One of the longest studies ever conducted has finally confirmed it. Cannabis does not lower teen IQ. In October 2012, researchers issued a major study conducted over thirty years. […]

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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) – The Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at Colorado State University-Pueblo has finalized the awards for cannabis-related research that will be conducted on the campus in the coming year, using Pueblo County and state funding. The ICR exists to generate new knowledge of cannabis and its derivatives through education and research. While […]

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Colette Frawley (61), who has suffered excruciating and debilitating migraines since childhood, recently discovered cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a derivative of cannabis. It has, she says, changed her life. Having been on “every painkiller in the book” since 10, she is now off all painkillers. Instead she takes instead three drops of CBD oil three times […]

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Can you tell the difference between the two photos above? If you can, you’re a few steps ahead of a group of alleged would-be thieves in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. According to a report from the Queens District Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP): On Saturday November 26, 2016 at 3:45 pm, Stratford RCMP responded as a result of […]

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Nineteenth-century novelist Louisa May Alcott is best know for writing children’s stories like Little Women. But the American author – who was born 184 years ago this week – also had a wild side. Well, the cannabis-munching characters in her adult writing did, at least. Although Alcott was an outspoken proponent of sobriety, hashish once played a crucial role […]

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Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can’t be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC, compounds in marijuana that have been shown in the lab and through […]

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TORONTO — Researchers at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children are poised to begin a clinical trial using cannabis extracts to treat children with severe epilepsy whose seizures can’t be controlled with existing medications. The trial is believed to be the first in Canada to test an oral preparation that contains both CBD and THC, compounds […]

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The Pueblo County commissioners finalized an agreement with Colorado State University-Pueblo to use marijuana excise tax to help fund impact studies that will be conducted by the school’s newly formed Institute of Cannabis Research. During a work session Oct. 31, officials with CSU-Pueblo presented the board the scope of some of the studies that will […]

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As lawmakers grapple with implementing medical marijuana in Florida, a powerful senator is pushing for the state to set up a pot research program at the Moffitt Cancer Center. RELATED NEWS/ARCHIVE Poll: Medical marijuana at 77-percent support 4 Months Ago Out-of-state groups dominate fundraising in final months of Florida’s medical marijuana fight 4 Weeks Ago […]

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Cllr Michael O’Brien Cllr Michael O’Brien “If I got cancer, and one in four of us will I believe, I would like to think I had another card to play rather than chemo.” Cllr Michael O’Brien called for the legalisation of cannabis oil for medical purposes at Monday’s meeting of Westmeath County Council. The Independent […]

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Getty Iowa is one of the handful of conservative states that have implemented a law allowing patients with epilepsy to possess CBD oil, made from low-THC strains of cannabis. However, their law –  which was signed into effect in 2014 – has a sunset date, which means it will no longer be effective after July […]

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