October 8, 2018

Attitudes about marijuana are changing. Such changes are reflected in legislation that has legalized marijuana in many areas and, in some instances, unofficially decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana in other places. Shifting attitudes about marijuana, also known as cannabis, may be attributed to various factors, including medical research. Though research studying the effects […]

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For decades, pre-clinical cannabis research generally used exclusively male rodents (this has traditionally been a problem across all areas of research). This strategy was supposed to reduce the variability in behavior imposed by fluctuating hormones across the reproductive cycle. Instead, it limited our understanding of cannabis’ actions, primarily those of THC, to a male brain. […]

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CLAIRE HALLORAN / THE TEMPLE NEWS Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine was approved to partner with a marijuana grower and conduct comprehensive research on medical marijuana by the state in late September. Temple is one of the eight universities approved by the state to partner with a grower. Temple’s participation is contingent upon […]

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Attitudes about marijuana are changing. Such changes are reflected in legislation that has legalized marijuana in many areas and, in some instances, unofficially decriminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana in other places. Shifting attitudes about marijuana, also known as cannabis, may be attributed to various factors, including medical research. Though research studying the effects […]

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A large shipment of cannabis oil leaves Jamaican ports bound for Canada with less than ten days away from the northern nation’s legalization of recreational marijuana. RELATED:  Flying High: Canada to Allow Cannabis on Domestic Airlines The Caribbean company, Timeless Herbal Care, is behind the latest shipment, which is said to be Canada’s first ever […]

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Regulated medical cannabis oil could be arriving in Manassas as early as next year. The Virginia Board of Pharmacy has issued conditional permits to five companies to produce and sell medical cannabis oil to people who have received a certificate from a doctor, including a company that plans to open a location in Manassas. Dalitso […]

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Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. By Chloe, the vegan fast-food chain, has launched Feelz by CHLOE, a new CBD-Infused product line featuring cakes, cupcakes, cookies, rice krispie treats, mini pies, popcorn, dog bones, and more. Leslie KirchhoffBy Chloe, the vegan fast-food chain, has launched Feelz by CHLOE, […]

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Module attached to NASA’s International Space Station. Photo by: Getty Images. As legal marijuana profits continue to reach stratospheric heights, it appears so too may the cannabis plant itself expand into space — soaring 250 miles above Earth within NASA’s International Space Station (ISS). With plans to test how hemp plants react in the low-gravity […]

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Photo Credit: Getty Electronic cigarette and cartridges. Ancient Egyptians heated herbs and oils on hot stones to create potent vapors they could inhale. Today, the fastest-growing segment in cannabis is the old-fashioned vaporizer, but the high-tech 21st-century version is vastly different from those humble hot rocks — and it’s helping create new markets for cannabis. […]

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Medical cannabis is to be made available on prescription in the UK, with ministers expected to announce the move in parliament within a month. Doctors will be allowed to use cannabis oil that contains the psychoactive chemical THC to treat conditions including chronic pain, nausea caused by chemotherapy, and severe epilepsy. Once approved by MPs, […]

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