June 15, 2017

By The Cannabist Network A new study suggests cannabis consumers tend to enjoy higher incomes, higher rates of volunteering, greater enthusiasm for spending time outdoors and more satisfaction with life in general. These findings anchor the first installment of Cannabis Wellness Trends, a periodic and detailed look at cannabis consumers in legal states including California […]

By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A study by Oregon State University researchers has found college students at an undisclosed large public university in the state are using more marijuana since recreational pot became legal two years ago. The Register-Guard reports the researchers’ study was published Wednesday in a journal called Addiction. The study […]

DENVER — A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are “among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults.” The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: “Consumers” (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), “Acceptors” (people who do not consume cannabis but might […]

Last week Gov. Rick Scott — back to his old, merciless self — vetoed the legislature’s effort to grant $1.1 million to the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. The funds would have been allocated for the purpose of researching medicinal marijuana. It’s a developing form of treatment that could greatly reduce the suffering of millions […]

The United Kingdom’s first publicly available cannabis research facility is launching this summer as MediPen Ltd. is opening an 1,800-square-foot facility which will provide a platform for individuals and companies to conduct their own medical cannabis research, the Independent reports. The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approved national CBD use in Oct. 2016 […]

As the Cannabis World Congress Business Exposition descends on New York City this week, it’s a good reminder that success in the cannabis industry is an effective combination of solid strategic partnerships along with spreading the word of the wonderful benefits of cannabis, whether it’s just through social media or through participating in events. Just […]

NANAIMO, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced a partnership with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, one of the world’s premier public academic and research institutions, to study the effects of vaporized cannabis on symptoms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). […]

In Congressional testimony on Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein proved that he knows little about the science surrounding medical marijuana. In response to a question from Washington Rep. Derek Kilmer, Rosenstein repeated the canard that the plant lacks any accepted therapeutic utility. “Scientists have found no accepted medical use for it,” he opined. In […]