Cannabis Research

Power Plant Fitness encourages the use of edibles over vaping or smoking during workouts, but will allow clients to use marijuana how they wish in the gym. California currently prohibits public consumption.(Photo: jakubzak, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A San Francisco gym slated to open this fall will encourage clients to use cannabis as part of their fitness […]

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More good news for Colorado State University-Pueblo. Last week, the Colorado General Assembly Joint Budget Committee voted to award the university $1.8 million for its Institute of Cannabis Research. That’s double the amount the Legislature granted the university last year for its innovative research center. The money will be included in the Long Bill, the […]

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By Christopher Ingraham and Tauhid Chappell, The Washington Post Most marijuana consumers are used to seeing their product as chunks of pungent green plant material coated in sticky, crystallized THC-rich resin. But if you’re a researcher looking to work with marijuana – to say, investigate how it impairs people, or how it could help people […]

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By Robert Gebelhoff, Special To The Washington Post The relationship of marijuana use to public health is one of the most confounding topics in science. As soon as one study is published making a claim about the safety of the drug, another is often published warning of the exact opposite. Take, for instance, the link […]

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Oxford University is to launch a £10m research programme into the effects of medical marijuana, following calls for its legalisation. The programme will examine the role of cannabis medicines in treating pain, cancer and inflammatory diseases. It follows calls from some MPs for legalisation of cannabis on medical grounds, with 58 per cent backing such […]

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A House budget panel Tuesday approved a proposal that would send $2.462 million to the University of Florida for research about issues such as the effectiveness of medical marijuana in treating patients. The proposal (HB 3159), sponsored by Rep. Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, is related to a 2014 law that legalized non-euphoric cannabis for patients with a […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A House budget panel Tuesday approved a proposal that would send $2.462 million to the University of Florida for research about issues such as the effectiveness of medical marijuana in treating patients. The proposal (HB 3159), sponsored by Rep. Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, is related to a 2014 law that legalized non-euphoric […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A House budget panel Tuesday approved a proposal that would send $2.462 million to the University of Florida for research about issues such as the effectiveness of medical marijuana in treating patients. The proposal (HB 3159), sponsored by Rep. Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, is related to a 2014 law that legalized non-euphoric […]

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