April 2018

PHOENIX, April 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY), a leader in the development, manufacture and commercialization of pharmaceutical cannabinoids and spray technology, today announced a collaboration with the University of California (UC) San Diego School of Medicine’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR) to study cannabidiol (CBD) as a potential treatment for […]

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Purple haze, all in my brain… but just for the next three days. Jimi Hendrix sang about the aftereffects of drugs in his 1967 song. And, to this day, the effects of marijuana on brain development in teens and young adults remains a contentious topic. Previous studies have linked teenage marijuana use with numerous developmental […]

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EDMONTON, Alberta, April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Modern Leaf, an industry leading cannabis education and e-commerce platform, recently commissioned a research study of 2,005 Western Canadians from Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Online respondents were split between Urban (962), Suburban (667) and Rural (336) residents. The findings of the January 2018 research indicate […]

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Mar 06, 2018, 09:17 ET Preview: Cannabis Learn Conference and Expo to Debut in Philadelphia as the Largest Gathering of Universities and Researchers in the Study of Marijuana and Hemp … read more at: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/athletes-for-care-joins-greenhouse-ventures-on-cannabis-research-initiatives-during-the-cannabislearn-conference-and-expo-300636159.html

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (News4Utah) – University of Utah Health announced that it has recently received a $740,000 grant to study personalized effects of cannabinoids through the use of advanced brain imaging. The medical use of cannabinoids across an increasing number of conditions is now permitted in 29 states and counting,… read more at: http://www.good4utah.com/news/local-news/university-of-utah-awarded-740000-grant-for-medical-cannabis-research/1141745220

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On this week’s TribCast, Ross talked to Evan, Patrick, Alex and Democratic congressional candidate Dr. Christine Eady Mann about the upcoming runoffs, a hurried special election coming up, Texas redistricting litigation in the U.S. Supreme Court, and epilepsy patients’ struggles to get medical cannabis oil. by Justin Dehn April 25, 201814 hours ago … read […]

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More than 87 percent of medical marijuana users report smoking or ingesting it for pain-related conditions. Yet for many, the cognitively impairing properties of its active ingredient, THC, make cannabis impractical as an everyday painkiller. A new, first-of-its kind study by CU Boulder researchers suggests that legal market cannabis strains containing a lesser-known compound called cannabidiol […]

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Athletes for CARE (A4C), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded by athletes, for athletes, has partnered with Philadelphia-based business accelerator, Greenhouse Ventures, (GHV) on funding for cannabis research initiatives in conjunction with the CannabisLearn Conference and Expo, to be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, April 30 – May 2. “As professional athletes, our stories legitimize […]

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I knew I’d arrived in California when a friend offered me an edible — for my dog. The treat didn’t contain THC, the component of marijuana that’s responsible for getting you high. Instead, it was made with cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis. CBD is thought to be responsible for many of marijuana’s […]

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