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New research from University of Alberta biologists says some of the key compounds of cannabis could be detrimental to developing babies The research, published this month in the journal Scientific Reports, studied the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) in zebrafish embryos. “The cells, the proteins, the receptors, the enzymes, the way the cells communicate in zebrafish is […]

Photo via iStock/ gilaxia Everyone from the heaviest pothead to the most ardent teetotaler knows that smoking weed can give you the munchies, but up until recently, scientific research confirming or denying this anecdotal experience has been slim. The federal prohibition on cannabis has made it extremely difficult for researchers to dig into the method […]

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – They are three of the most popular letters in business right now. C-B-D. It’s an oil derived from cannabis and despite questions about its legality in Texas entrepreneurs are investing a lot of money in the controversial product. Michael Welch is a Dallas entrepreneur who more than a million dollars invested in […]

Ireland’s first dedicated cannabis oil shop has opened in Dublin. The CBD Relieve Ireland store is situated in St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre and its aim is to “allow clients to find the best CBD product fit for their needs. Customers can now have the experience of shopping for cannabis oil products and getting advice. […]

State Rep. Micah Gravley, R-Douglasville, was recently appointed by House Speaker David Ralston to serve as the co-chair of the Joint Study Commission on Low THC Medical Oil Access. The Commission is charged with, among other things, making a recommendation for the potential regulatory infrastructure for creation of an in-state growth/distribution model for medical cannabis. […]

Whether it’s a song about heartbreak or an eighth of his own brand of marijuana, Austin’s own Willie Nelson always has the cure for what ails you. Beginning in September, Nelson is expanding his cannabis line to include one of the buzziest products in recent memory: CBD oil.  According to a release, Willie’s Remedy, the […]

Cannabis has been receiving some serious media attention in 2018, and a rise in medical cannabis research is following. Canada became the second country in the world to legalise it for recreational use, after Uruguay. From a medical standpoint, the first patient in the UK finally succeeded in obtaining a long-term personal license for medical cannabis, […]

Is marijuana helpful for chronic pain? A new study says no, reopening a fierce debate. The research, published in the journal Lancet Public Health looked at a cohort of individuals with chronic, noncancer pain to see if marijuana was an effective treatment. They also examined whether use of marijuana would decrease opioid use, a phenomenon […]