Cannabis Research

In the midst of a trade war that’s ensnared our northern neighbor, the Trump administration has granted a Canadian company the ability to do something American marijuana growers are forbidden from doing: Provide marijuana for American researchers to test with the government’s approval. The move has domestic marijuana advocates and growers up in arms, but […]

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If you had bought 100 shares of Tilray, a cannabis producing and processing company, during its $17 per share IPO on July 19th, you’re probably pretty happy with yourself right now: when the market peaked on Thursday, those shares were worth $300 each, meaning your $1700 investment was now worth $30,000. That’s a solid return […]

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Buy Photo Sen. Mike Folmer yells, “We won,” as he speaks before Gov. Tom Wolf signs the medical cannabis bill into law in the rotunda of the Capitol in Harrisburg, Sunday, April 17, 2016. Dawn J. Sagert photo(Photo: The York Dispatch)Buy Photo Much has been accomplished since my medical cannabis legislation was signed into law […]

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Sept. 19 (UPI) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week approved the importation of marijuana from Canada for research at the University of California San Diego Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research. Although legal in many states, marijuana is still illegal under federal law, which limits the number of U.S. companies that are able to […]

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  September 12, 2018 The Honorable Bob Goodlatte Chairman, Committee on the Judiciary  U.S. House of Representatives  2138 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Jerry Nadler Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary  U.S. House of Representatives  2138 Rayburn HOB Washington, DC 20515 cc: Members of the House Judiciary Committee Dear Chairman Goodlatte and Ranking […]

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday […]

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Removing marijuana’s federal schedule 1 status is a campaign issue in the 16th Congressional District race. SARASOTA — Candidates for the District 16 congressional race are staking out divergent positions on the question of whether marijuana should be removed from Schedule 1 status to afford military veterans another potentially potent option for dealing with PTSD and […]

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According to a research letter published in in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, 2.1 million middle and high school students reported using marijuana in vaping devices.(Photo: Paolo_Toffanin, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A school-based survey reports nearly 1 in every 11 middle and high school students have smoked marijuana using electronic cigarettes. For a research letter published in JAMA Pediatrics […]

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In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Administration has OK’d […]

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