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Cannabis alters DNA, leading to genetic mutations that may raise the risk of serious diseases for users of the drug and future generations. This is the conclusion of a new study by researchers from The University of Western Australia. Researchers say chemicals in cannabis alter DNA, which can cause gene mutations that raise the risk […]

By H. Hackman It seems that long gone are the times when the news of athletes using cannabis for health reasons would shock a person. Today, more and more athletes suffering from traumatic injuries or chronic pain are using cannabis infused creams instead of traditional opioid painkillers. At the same time, athletes are turning the […]

Smoking marijuana can change users’ DNA — and the mutations are then passed on to their children, new research shows. In the study published in the journal Mutation Research – Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, researchers assert they’ve been able to show for the first time how marijuana can be linked to serious illnesses […]

Medicinal cannabis group AusCann yesterday announced a five-year research alliance with Murdoch University, intended to lead to the development of projects in the field of medicinal cannabis. The strategic alliance will enable research in the cultivation and development of medicinal cannabis strains for the effective treatment of various medical conditions, and which are also suited […]

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has given formal approval to a controlled clinical trial to study the effectiveness of whole-plant cannabis as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military veterans, the California-based non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) announced last week. Post-traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder that impacts […]

New research conducted by Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) is set to examine whether women are more likely to become addicted to marijuana than their male counterparts. The study, which comes as part of an announcement funding research on a grouping of female health issues including ovarian cancer, obesity and heart attacks, will examine […]

Greene County News FAIRBORN — Social media is shedding light on how people are consuming marijuana edibles, including brownies, cookies and candies. Tweets related to the use of marijuana and derivatives are providing data for researchers at the Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research (CITAR) in Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and […]

A University of California, San Francisco, study finds medical marijuana laws in a state don’t directly affect how young people view the drug, Forbes reported Friday. In general the study published in the American Journal of Public Health found younger folks have a permissive view of pot. The researchers wrote, via Forbes: “This raises the possibility that the progressive liberalization of […]

Greene County News FAIRBORN — Social media is shedding light on how people are consuming marijuana edibles, including brownies, cookies and candies. Tweets related to the use of marijuana and derivatives are providing data for researchers at the Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research (CITAR) in Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and […]

IMAGE: Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the only peer-reviewed open access journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoids system. Visit the… view more Credit: ©Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, May 23, 2016–Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, the peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, […]

Berlin, 20 May 2016 – New evidence for the clinical efficacy of cannabis therapy is presented in the latest issue of the Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology (JBCPP), a De Gruyter publication. The authors have studied cannabis therapy for many years at international research centers, examining its effects, potential applications, and risks. […]

NEW PALTZ A town resident is accused of selling concentrated cannabis oil to undercover officers, the Ulster County Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team said Monday. Aaron A. Kravig, 32, was arrested at his home about 2 p.m. Saturday and charged him with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and the misdemeanor […]