Cannabis Research

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was apparently very busy on Saturday. Signing nearly 465 pieces of legislation since the beginning of the 2017 legislative session, Gov. Herbert put his signature on another 49 bills over the weekend – including one that expands state-sanctioned research on medicinal cannabis. Sponsored by Rep. Brad M. Daw (R) and Sen. […]

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert was apparently very busy on Saturday. Signing nearly 465 pieces of legislation since the beginning of the 2017 legislative session, Gov. Herbert put his signature on another 49 bills over the weekend – including one that expands state-sanctioned research on medicinal cannabis. Sponsored by Rep. Brad M. Daw (R) and Sen. […]

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When Sonoma State University co-hosted a cannabis symposium on March 11, it may have opened the door to a future area of study and research for the school as well as other northern California higher-education institutions. The course, entitled “Medical Cannabis: A Clinical Focus,” was believed to be the first medical cannabis course offered by […]

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Tel Aviv Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis. With estimates that the global market for medical marijuana could reach $50 billion by 2025, the Israeli government is set to allow the […]

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The Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University-Pueblo is gearing up for its international, multidisciplinary cannabis research conference, set for late April. The conference is scheduled to take place April 28-30 and is open to the public with a registration fee of $350 per person. School officials said the conference will celebrate myriad research […]

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BELLEVILLE –  There is mounting evidence of the efficacy of medical cannabis for a wide range of conditions, yet regulators – as well as physicians and patients – call for assurances that safe, consistent and well-quantified products can be delivered. Research at Loyalist College, which recently received Health Canada approval for a Controlled Drugs and Substances […]

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A woman smokes marijuana during a demonstration in front of the Mexican Senate building in Mexico City on September 28, 2016. (Credit: PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Images) Opponents of cannabis have long warned that legalizing the drug could lead to spikes in underage use, but after several years of permitted adult use in several states, it seems likely such fears […]

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In the age of stickiest-of-ickiest-and-rising THC percentages, it appears the United States government still supplies researchers with low grade brick weed you probably smoked in high school. Actually, it’s worse than the weed you smoked in high school.  According to reports from PBS and the Washington Post, all marijuana used in research must be supplied […]

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In the age of stickiest-of-ickiest-and-rising THC percentages, it appears the United States government still supplies researchers with low grade brick weed you probably smoked in high school. Actually, it’s worse than the weed you smoked in high school.  According to reports from PBS and the Washington Post, all marijuana used in research must be supplied […]

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Kanabo Research, a Tel Aviv-based medical cannabis company, is aiming its vaporization formulations and devices at medical patients instead of the recreational users more commonly associated with vaporization. The company is closing its seed round funding and launching its initial product offerings at the CannaTech summit this week. Kanabo develops medical cannabis extracts meant to […]

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A bill that would allocate about $2.5 million for UF to research medical marijuana advanced in the Florida House of Representatives last week. The bill states that money from the General Revenue Fund will be used to fund UF’s research on the safety and efficiency of medical marijuana. The bill, which passed through the Health […]

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