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Colorado’s Health Department announced Tuesday the state will provide $2.35 million for research on the effects of marijuana, with most of the money aiding in two studies analyzing the impact marijuana has on driving, Denver Post reported. Research that compares driving impairment between heavy marijuana users and occasional consumers and a second study reviewing the effects dabbing — […]

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A research effort stretching from Florida to Long Island to Canada’s Alberta province will determine if compounds derived from marijuana can be effective treatments for concussions. Calgary-based RD firm Scythian Biosciences has agreed to fund a University of Miami study, to be conducted by the university’s The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and […]

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The Drug Enforcement Administration made a big judgement call about hemp oil that could have major consequences for families with sick kids. On Thursday, the DEA finalized a decision to make cannabidiol hemp oil and marijuana extract oils Schedule I drugs. This puts them in the same category as ecstasy and heroin, and re-enforces that […]

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For those suffering depression or anxiety, using cannabis for relief may not be the long-term answer. That’s according to new research from a team at Colorado State University seeking scientific clarity on how cannabis – particularly chronic, heavy use – affects neurological activity, including the processing of emotions. Researchers led by Lucy Troup, assistant professor […]

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The Drug Enforcement Administration made a big judgement call about hemp oil that could have major consequences for families with sick kids. On Thursday, the DEA finalized a decision to make cannabidiol hemp oil and marijuana extract oils Schedule I drugs. This puts them in the same category as ecstasy and heroin, and re-enforces that […]

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Colorado’s Health Department announced Tuesday the state will provide $2.35 million for research on the effects of marijuana, with most of the money aiding in two studies analyzing the impact marijuana has on driving, Denver Post reported. Research that compares driving impairment between heavy marijuana users and occasional consumers and a second study reviewing the effects dabbing — […]

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A marijuana plant. (AP file Photo/Matilde Campodonico)(Photo: Matilde Campodonico, AP) Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean must be truly a lucky man if no one among his family and friends has multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, ulcerative colitis, seizures, migraine headaches, attention deficit disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, autism spectrum disorder or cancer. These are all medical conditions that […]

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) have been awarded a $839,500 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to study the effects of using high-potency cannabis, informally known as “dabbing.” The three-year project will look at how consumers and public health are affected by high-potency forms […]

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) have been awarded a $839,500 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to study the effects of using high-potency cannabis, informally known as “dabbing.” The three-year project will look at how consumers and public health are affected by high-potency forms […]

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In a groundbreaking effort to better understand what, exactly, happened after voters legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, the state’s Health Department on Tuesday announced $2.35 million in grants to researchers who will help answer that question. Most of the money — $1.68 million — will go toward two studies that look at the impacts of marijuana use […]

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) have been awarded a $839,500 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to study the effects of using high-potency cannabis, informally known as “dabbing.” The three-year project will look at how consumers and public health are affected by high-potency forms […]

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