June 16, 2017

Adult marijuana use rose significantly in states that passed loosely regulated medical marijuana laws (MMLs) according to a new study by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia University Medical Center. Highest increases were reported among adults ages 26 and over. Little change was found in past-month marijuana use among adolescents or young […]

Cannabis use is up among college students in Oregon following recreational legalization of the plant, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction. Using information collected in the Healthy Minds Study – a national survey by the University of Michigan on college students’ wellbeing – researchers from Oregon State University compared cannabis consumption […]

A groundbreaking research facility which will study the medical benefits of cannabis is set to be unveiled this summer. MediPen, which launched a cannabis-based “vaporiser” last year, says it will run a “strenuous” course of clinical trials into the medicinal applications of cannabis from its 1,800sq ft site in Cardiff. The company says it will […]

Members of the President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDem tells Trump to remove family event planner as head of NY federal housing Can marijuana help mitigate America’s opioid crisis? The Hill’s 12:30 Report MORE‘s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis will hold their first meeting today. The Commission is tasked with studying “ways to […]

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 […]