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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By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Members of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs are urging Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin to ensure the VA’s research and development office fulfills “its stated mission,” by allowing research into the effects of marijuana on military veterans suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder. The letter, issued […]

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Pharmacists supply patients with prescribed medical cannabis at the Tikun Olam supplier’s store in Tel Aviv, April 10, 2016. Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90. In a development that could spark Israel’s latest groundbreaking achievement within the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced Oct. 24 that it will fund a research project in collaboration […]

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Pharmacists supply patients with prescribed medical cannabis at the Tikun Olam supplier’s store in Tel Aviv, April 10, 2016. Credit: Hadas Parush/Flash90. In a development that could spark Israel’s latest groundbreaking achievement within the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced Oct. 24 that it will fund a research project in collaboration […]

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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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The research, published last month in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, involved 1,229 participants enrolled in the Great Smoky Mountains Study, a 20-year cohort study that followed participants between 1993 and 2015. … read more at: http://www.statesman.com/news/science/study-marijuana-addiction-adults-related-anxiety-disorder/lfXlBu53SJAsuKeCDra0AM/

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Penny Howard arrived in Philadelphia last month anxious to see her daughter, Harper, again. It had been more than one year since Penny’s little girl died from a rare disease called CDKL5 that marked her short life with violent seizures and developmental disorders. Her daughter now lives on through groundbreaking research being done at Penn […]

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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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