October 2017

iStock An increasing number of Americans live in states where recreational marijuana is legal. CU Boulder psychiatry professor Christian Hopfer is helping lead one of the largest and most long-term studies of marijuana in history. He says marijuana has gotten up to 5 times stronger since the 1980s, but  tracking THC potency over time can […]

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House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Brookings Institute encourage more freedom for cannabis research. WASHINGTON D.C.—In a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on Thursday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs called on the VA to increase efforts to research the efficacy and potential benefits of medical cannabis. On the same day President Trump declared […]

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Children with intractable epilepsy have uncontrollable seizures that can be catastrophic, even deadly. Cannabis improves quality of life, often through the CBD or cannabidiol it contains. Yet, instead of educating themselves, and helping parents use this medicine in forms now available, physicians want parents to wait for a pharmaceutical version. Doctors stay dumb, and children […]

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Las Vegas, NV, October 30, 2017/GLOBE Newswire, Oct. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) and Cura Cannabis Solutions (Cura) have executed a production agreement to produce high quality cannabis oils and related products utilizing the GB Sciences production license operated by the GB Sciences’ Cultivation Labs™. Presently the largest cannabis oil […]

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A FILM about medicinal cannabis to help New Zealanders and doctors better understand the science, regulatory and health aspects is showing in a special screening at the Dome tomorrow evening. The 30-minute documentary film Mum, Cannabis, and Me – The Right To Informed Choice, by the University of Otago’s Victoria Catherwood, challenges the laws and […]

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A mum-of-four has replaced all of her brain-damaged nine-year-old daughter’s medication with illegal marijuana she grows and cooks at home. Katrina Spraggon, from Queensland, cooks up cannabis oil in her kitchen to treat daughter Kaitlyn’s nineteen chronic illnesses, which include cerebral palsy, refractory epilepsy and severe scoliosis. The 35-year-old claims since replacing all Kaitlyn’s pain […]

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Cannabis’ ability to enhance sensory pleasure and set a communal mood has long been colloquial knowledge. But thanks to the Stanford University School of Medicine, we now have substantive proof: Cannabis users have more sex. The findings of the Stanford study—”the first to examine the relationship between marijuana use and frequency of sexual intercourse at the population level […]

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Cannabis’ ability to enhance sensory pleasure and set a communal mood has long been colloquial knowledge. But thanks to the Stanford University School of Medicine, we now have substantive proof: Cannabis users have more sex. The findings of the Stanford study—”the first to examine the relationship between marijuana use and frequency of sexual intercourse at the population level […]

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