October 2018

Jennifer Lujan directs social impact programs at the cannabis tech company Eaze, known as the “Uber” of pot.Peter Samuels Growing up in a tight-knit community in West Texas, Jennifer Lujan’s conservative parents had their daughter’s future all mapped out. She would forgo college, marry a man with “good benefits” and have babies like the rest […]

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Teens and young adults who lay off marijuana for a month can expect to see improvements in memory function, according to a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital. “Adolescents learn better when they are not using cannabis,” said Dr. Randi Schuster, director of neuropsychology at Mass. General’s Center for Addiction Medicine and lead author of […]

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Marijuana (also known as cannabis and by several other names) has been used throughout most of recorded history for medicinal, spiritual and recreational purposes, and as a source of industrial fibre, seed oil and food. The Cannabis sativa plant from which marijuana is sourced has three main cultivars used today for different applications each with […]

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Getty royalty free An animal study has identified new pathways by which cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating compound in marijuana, affects the brain and nervous system without getting users high. If replicable in humans, the finding may strengthen the argument that a moderate dose of CBD could be a safer alternative to standard pain and anxiety meds for […]

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LOS ANGELES – The 3rd annual CannMed event took place last week at The UCLA Luskin Conference Center at The University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Sponsored by Medicinal Genomics (MGC) and DASH, a digital currency, the three-day event brought together over a thousand scientists, clinicians, and business leaders in an atmosphere of collegiality […]

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JERUSALEM, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — Israeli researchers have found that cannabis can reduce pain in patients suffering from chronic pains, the Hebrew-language newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported on Tuesday. The study was conducted by Sagol Brian Institute and Chronic and Acute Pain Center at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center. The cannabis plant has already been […]

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Getty royalty free A new animal study has identified new pathways by which cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating compound in marijuana, affects the brain and nervous system without getting users high. If replicable in humans, the finding may strengthen the argument that CBD could be a safer alternative to standard pain and anxiety meds for many patients. While […]

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  By SCOTT MCKIE B.P. ONE FEATHER STAFF   The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is going to look into the “impacts associated with legalization of cannabis” in a feasibility study that was approved recently.  Res. No. 401 (2018), submitted by Wolftown Rep. Jeremy Wilson, approves the study which will be overseen by a group […]

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