January 2017

As several articles have pointed out, it’s generally hard for researchers to study marijuana, since it’s an illegal Schedule 1 substance (despite the fact that medical marijuana is legal in 28 states). But a recently published 395-page report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine led to a number of conclusions about weed, […]

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Although cannabis is now legal in 28 states for medical purposes and eight states and the District of Columbia for recreation, conclusive evidence about the harms and benefits of cannabis use remains elusive. In March 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine convened a committee of 16 health experts to conduct a comprehensive […]

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There is little to compare in Tuesday’s papers as each of the dailies leads with a different story. The Belfast Telegraph’s exclusive about a boy who battled a brain condition, and was injured in a petrol bomb attack in Newtownabbey dominates its front page. Speaking to the paper, the boy’s mother, Danielle Thompson, explains his […]

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The scope and methodology behind marijuana-related studies is often hindered by the fact that the weed-fearing gatekeepers have made it really difficult for researchers to, you know, research. But a fresh comprehensive study spotted by Esquire offers one of the most detailed looks at weed’s health effects yet, boasting 395 pages of raw research power. […]

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The Initial Focus Will Be Clinical Studies of the Company’s Prana Product Line DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / January 30, 2017 / United Cannabis Corporation (CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that it, along with its Jamaica-based subsidiary, Cannabis Research Development (“CRD”), has signed a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with the Caribbean […]

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SALT LAKE CITY — Utah researchers would be able study cannabis for medicinal use without federal approval under a bill that unanimously cleared a House committee Monday. “This is the first step in what I think is the right policy direction for this state,” said Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, sponsor of HB130. Daw said states […]

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Shutterstock The facts don’t lie and the pro-marijuana people were right (sort of). A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found that there is no link between weed and lung cancer. Their cannabis research also unearthed 100 other conclusions, many of which will make pot smokers really happy. It’s been […]

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Like most people who value individual freedom from government regulation, I approve of the worldwide movement towards legalising cannabis, both for medical and recreational use. Hell, I favour legalising all drugs, for several excellent reasons which do not involve the claim that drug use does no harm. However, with individual freedom comes individual responsibility. There […]

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The Initial Focus Will Be Clinical Studies of the Company’s Prana Product Line DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / January 30, 2017 / United Cannabis Corporation (CNAB) (the “Company” or “United Cannabis”) today announced that it, along with its Jamaica-based subsidiary, Cannabis Research Development (“CRD”), has signed a Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with the Caribbean […]

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