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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) A new report on the cannabis industry has identified several emerging trends as more states boldly ignore the federal government and push forward with legalization. Massachusetts is the most recent state to begin establishing a legal market for adult use marijuana. Governor Charlie Baker, who was not on board with […]

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VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – August 01, 2017) – Aequus Pharmaceuticals Inc., (“Aequus”) (TSX VENTURE: AQS)(OTCQB: AQSZF), a specialty life sciences company focused on providing patients with differentiated and enhanced delivery systems for existing and approved drugs, and Scientus Pharma Inc., (“Scientus”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on RD and product commercialization for extracts and formulations related to […]

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By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences Cuttler, McLaughlin PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. Using a nationally recognized procedure designed to provoke elevated levels of stress, Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor of psychology, Ryan McLaughlin, assistant […]

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Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. The study, published recently in the journal Psychopharmacology, found that daily – or “chronic” – cannabis users were significantly calmer than non-users when subjected to a barrage of physiological and psychosocial stressors – […]

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Recreational marijuana use is now legal in eight states plus the District of Columbia, giving public health researchers more leeway than ever to investigate some of the foundational underpinnings of cannabis culture: How much weed is in a joint? What happens to your brain when you get high? And now: Are chronic marijuana users really […]

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By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff At the non-partisan political panel marathon Politicon this weekend, columnist Ann Coulter made some remarkable claims about marijuana during a debate with Ana Kasparian. The topic turned to criminal justice and marijuana toward the end of a discussion featuring Coulter and Kasparian of The Young Turks, a progressive new-media […]

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences Cuttler, McLaughlin PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. Using a nationally recognized procedure designed to provoke elevated levels of stress, Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor of psychology, Ryan McLaughlin, assistant […]

By now, you’ve probably seen or tried firsthand a vaporizer with an oil cartridge. These portable vaporizers are becoming increasingly popular as they’re easy to dose and operate. Visiting a dispensary, you’ll notice different brands made with different strains, solvents, and additives. Which ingredients are safe, and which ones should be avoided? Burning cannabis oils […]