January 2017

University of Auckland researchers will attempt to unravel the complex processes involved in the release of dopamine. Photo / 123RF A recently-discovered cannabis-like substance naturally produced by our brains could play a role in treating Parkinson’s disease. University of Auckland researchers will attempt to unravel the complex processes involved in the release of dopamine – […]

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They say the industry could swell to $1 billion by 2020. When marijuana shops arrive in Massachusetts—at the start of 2018, barring any delays from the Legislature—they’ll bring a brand new industry with them. But just how big will it be? If you ask the researchers behind a study about the future of pot in […]

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With a $3 million grant from Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert, Thomas Jefferson University has established a new medical center for cannabis education and research. The new facility, officially named The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, will become the first such medical research center in the United States, according to […]

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Image source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below If you support the legalization of marijuana, 2016 didn’t give you much to complain about. Last year, residents in four states approved recreational-marijuana ballot initiatives, doubling the total from the end of 2015, while five new states put medical-cannabis laws on their books. By year’s end, 28 states […]

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University of Auckland researchers will attempt to unravel the complex processes involved in the release of dopamine. Photo / 123RF A recently-discovered cannabis-like substance naturally produced by our brains could play a role in treating Parkinson’s disease. University of Auckland researchers will attempt to unravel the complex processes involved in the release of dopamine – […]

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