Cannabis Research

As last week’s election brought legalized marijuana to several additional states, a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the strains of cannabis available for federally funded studies lag well behind recreational markets in both potency and diversity, potentially compromising the validity of research into the drug’s effects. The recently published […]

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A new study says cannabis consumers are more likely to experience heartbreak – medically speaking. Researchers from St. Luke’s University Health Network have found that marijuana users are almost twice as likely to suffer from stress cardiomyopathy or “Broken Heart Syndrome”, a rare syndrome that mimics heart attack symptoms. The condition is characterized by a […]

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LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 — PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB:PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted treatments for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box®, today announced that its research partner, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC), has submitted abstracts for the presentation of two scientific papers at […]

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As last week’s election brought legalized marijuana to several additional states, a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder has found that the strains of cannabis available for federally-funded studies lag well behind recreational markets in both potency and diversity, potentially compromising the validity of research into the drug’s effects. The recently published findings […]

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Cannabis users experiencing an episode of stress cardiomyopathy were significantly more likely than non-users to go into cardiac arrest or need correction to abnormal heart rhythms. Dr Amitoj Singh, from St Luke’s University in Pennsylvania, who co-led the US study, said: “The effects of marijuana, especially on the cardiovascular system, are not well known yet. […]

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Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Over 63 million Americans now live in states where it’s legal to consume recreational weed. Americans said “yes we cannabis” on Election Day, when voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada passed ballot initiatives fully legalizing the use and possession of marijuana without a doctor’s recommendation. The four states, plus three additional […]

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The passage of Proposition 64 not only legalized the use of recreational marijuana, it also sets aside much needed money for research into the drug’s effects.  Starting in 2018, Californians 21 and over will be able to buy and use pot without having to get a medical prescription. But this has public health researchers wondering […]

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In each state where the issue was on the ballot—Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota—voters supported initiatives that would provide or expand patients’ access to cannabis products for ailments that include post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, and glaucoma. … read more at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/11/medical-marijuana-cannabis-trump-election/

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By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Election 2016 proved momentous for the marijuana industry. Nine states decided whether to legalize the medical use of marijuana or allow recreational use for adults, and voters in at least seven of them — notably California — supported those moves. Success of the ballot measures were projected to vault […]

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REGARDLESS OF the fate of Questions 200 and 300 in today’s election, Colorado State University-Pueblo’s fledgling Institute of Cannabis Research will be taking on important and relevant work. Remember, marijuana will remain legal in Colorado even if Pueblo voters pass one or both of the ballot issues that would prohibit the retail recreational pot business […]

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REGARDLESS OF the fate of Questions 200 and 300 in today’s election, Colorado State University-Pueblo’s fledgling Institute of Cannabis Research will be taking on important and relevant work. Remember, marijuana will remain legal in Colorado even if Pueblo voters pass one or both of the ballot issues that would prohibit the retail recreational pot business […]

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