August 2017

Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. The study, published recently in the journal Psychopharmacology, found that daily — or “chronic” — cannabis users were significantly calmer than non-users when subjected to a barrage of physiological and psychosocial stressors – […]

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The NFL is again flirting with changing its policy on cannabis—but for the first time, it seems to be putting its money where its mouth is. The league has reportedly written to the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) offering to work together to study the cannabis as a potential pain management tool for players. The NFLPA, […]

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The National Football League (NFL) has a major pain issue on its hands that can’t be solved with opioids. Though the NFL has been hesitant to adapt to changing marijuana laws in the past, outside pressure may finally be taking a toll on the notoriously stubborn conglomerate and forcing its hand. Between the league’s reliance […]

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) A new report on the cannabis industry has identified several emerging trends as more states boldly ignore the federal government and push forward with legalization. Massachusetts is the most recent state to begin establishing a legal market for adult use marijuana. Governor Charlie Baker, who was not on board with […]

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VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – August 01, 2017) – Aequus Pharmaceuticals Inc., (“Aequus”) (TSX VENTURE: AQS)(OTCQB: AQSZF), a specialty life sciences company focused on providing patients with differentiated and enhanced delivery systems for existing and approved drugs, and Scientus Pharma Inc., (“Scientus”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on RD and product commercialization for extracts and formulations related to […]

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By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences Cuttler, McLaughlin PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. Using a nationally recognized procedure designed to provoke elevated levels of stress, Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor of psychology, Ryan McLaughlin, assistant […]

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Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. The study, published recently in the journal Psychopharmacology, found that daily – or “chronic” – cannabis users were significantly calmer than non-users when subjected to a barrage of physiological and psychosocial stressors – […]

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Recreational marijuana use is now legal in eight states plus the District of Columbia, giving public health researchers more leeway than ever to investigate some of the foundational underpinnings of cannabis culture: How much weed is in a joint? What happens to your brain when you get high? And now: Are chronic marijuana users really […]

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