August 2018

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Petri dish containing medical cannabis. (Getty Royalty Free) Cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating compound in marijuana, continues drawing attention as a potential treatment for disorders and illnesses ranging from epilepsy to cancer. Now a new brain imaging study suggests that a single dose of CBD can reduce symptoms of psychosis by “resetting” activity in three brain areas. […]

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced that state officials will hold a series of “listening sessions” about marijuana legalization starting next week. The move is the latest in an intensified evolution of the cannabis policy debate in New York and for Cuomo’s position on the issue personally. “Community input is critical as we work […]

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Marijuana advocates were overjoyed this week when Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner legalized medical cannabis as a substitute for prescription painkillers. The Marijuana Policy Project called it a “big win” for patients, and officials say it will greatly expand the number of patients, possibly saving lives. But the new state law begs the question: How effective […]

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There’s a large body of research that has shown people who use marijuana also have an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, but scientists have struggled to find conclusive evidence that this correlation necessarily means causation. A new study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience and involving genetic data from the DNA ancestry database 23andMe, has […]

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Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS)-  New Jersey is among 29 states that have made medical marijuana legal, so Stockton University is offering students a chance to minor in ‘Cannabis Studies’ in their school of General Studies. Their site says, “The interdisciplinary minor in Cannabis Studies offers students a foundation for understanding the burgeoning Cannabis Industry.” The […]

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Two companies are joining forces to develop new cannabis varieties, and they’re prioritizing efficiency and sheer speed in this rapidly growing industry. NRGene, a provider of genome sequencing and analysis, has partnered with Pure Cannabis Research AG, a Swiss breeding company and subsidiary of Pure Holding AG, to tailor new cannabis strains to fit customers’ […]

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The municipality of Nelas, some 280km north of Portuguese capital Lisbon, has leased a plot of land to a company planning to invest €5 million in creating a “sophisticated industrial unit” to produce medicinal cannabis oil, the local mayor said on Tuesday. “We are talking about a capital intensive investment, which is highly beneficial for […]

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New research, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, shows that a dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol improves brain function in people living with psychosis. A cannabis extract known as cannabidiol could be the ‘ideal treatment’ for psychosis. The new study was conducted by scientists at King’s College London (KCL) in the United Kingdom. It […]

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Curaleaf marijuana plantsCuraleaf Kim Sanchez Rael leads a company that creates sugars and syrups. Dr. Michele Ross, a neuroscientist is creating a trans-dermal pen to deliver medicine. Their passions intersect in the world of legal cannabis and the desire for more research there. Sanchez Rael, co-founder and chief executive of Azuca, creates fast-acting infused “sugars, […]

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“This is a growing industry and we want to prepare our students from a variety of viewpoints,” said associate professor of biology Ekaterina Sedia, who will serve as the program coordinator. “No matter how you feel about it, [cannabis] is providing job opportunities. This is an issue that affects law, business, banking, investment, health sciences and social […]

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