June 2017

Image Provided Baltimore, MD–(ENEWSPF)–June 30, 2017.  Vaporizing cannabis mitigates subjects’ exposure to carbon monoxide and allows them to self-regulate their dose – making it preferable over smoking or oral administration, according to clinical trial data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Investigators affiliated with the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) assessed […]

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday announced the names of 27 companies that will be permitted to sell medical marijuana across the state next year, reaching another milestone in a program that could lead to cannabis being available by 2018. The announcement also set off another round of consternation about whether the cannabis dispensaries […]

Speak to the average person about cannabis and they may feel inclined to lower their voice. Perhaps briefly recall memories of wild nights in their college dorm, or never partook, but had friends who did. Some may have particularly strong views on it, based on general beliefs or personal experience. Wherever you stand on the plant that’s […]

By Larry Williams II Times Record lwilliams@swtimes.com The monthly community roundtable, Coffee with the Chief, was held at Calico County, 2401 S. 56th St., Thursday morning, and this month’s discussion centered on medical marijuana coming into the area and rumors about the Civil Service Commission. “We’re planning on applying for a cultivation facility in Fort […]

You’ve probably heard this before. As early as 2008, several reports, including one published in Molecular Pharmaceutics, began proposing various therapeutic pathways by which cannabinoids could treat Alzheimer’s Disease patients, but none were proven. In 2014, a group of scientists made a breakthrough. The conclusions of their preclinical study were published in the Journal of […]

SALT LAKE CITY — An LDS Church statement says more research on the benefits and risks of medical marijuana is necessary before it is approved for use by patients. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Wednesday in response to questions about a proposal that would put an initiative legalizing medical […]

Shutterstock In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that occur on […]

Shutterstock In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that occur on […]

Republished with permission from The Weed Blog; Read the original article HERE.   As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is reflected in the increasing use among the senior population. One study found that between 2006 and 2013, rates of cannabis […]

The University’s agriculture department has been approved to work on a new research initiative of the medicinal use of the marijuana plant. The measure was approved at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting on June 22.  The department is working with GB Sciences, a company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, to fully support the project. […]