Cannabis Research

Diversity in Cannabis SativaTues., Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Daniela Vergara, a CU Boulder postdoctoral researcher, will share the results of her studies on the genetic diversity of multiple cannabis varieties, including the variation we see in the whole genome, in the chemicals produced by the cannabis plant, and in the genes related to cannabinoid production.  Cannabis, Cannabinoids, and Health After […]

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In 2010, Turlocker Dennis Hill received terrible news. The biochemist had been diagnosed with aggressive, Stage III adenocarcinoma – prostate cancer. He considered his options from radiation to chemotherapy, but after reading a published study which detailed the use of cannabis to treat inoperable brain cancer in humans, he decided to try the alternative therapy. […]

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Using cannabis between 12 and 18 does not make an adolescent’s IQ decline Children with low IQs are more likely to take the drug as teenagers  Cannabis does not have the suspected effects on brains and education  Researchers from Arizona State University analyzed 1,989 twins born in 1994-5  Past studies revealed cannabis use affects teenager’s […]

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Chances are you’d struggle to find an industry that’s been stronger over the trailing one-year period than legal marijuana. Cannabis research firm ArcView pegged North American legal weed growth at 34% in 2016 and foresees a compound annual growth rate of 26% over the coming five-year period.  Not surprisingly, marijuana stocks have jumped, as an […]

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The United States is in the midst of a major drug epidemic. Stories continue to roll in daily about the lives claimed by prescription and non-prescription drug overdoses. The numbers are staggering. Opioids alone (including prescription pain killers and street heroin) killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, 90+ Americans every single day, and more […]

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This article is sponsored by Tilray, one of the largest and most sophisticated producers of medical cannabis in the world. Tilray is dedicated to providing safe, consistent, and reliable products to patients and furthering clinical and observational research examining the therapeutic potential of cannabis. It seems like every day brings a new study about the ways […]

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Hocking College President Betty Young, right, and pharmacologist Dr. Jonathan Cachat announced Tuesday that the college will apply to become a marijuana research facility and testing lab for medical marijuana. Photo by Dennis E. Powell.   … read more at: https://www.athensnews.com/news/local/hocking-college-to-put-in-bid-to-become-ohio-pot/article_ab595440-931c-11e7-9815-cb6996134ead.html

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Using cannabis between 12 and 18 does not make an adolescent’s IQ decline Children with low IQs are more likely to take the drug as teenagers  Cannabis does not have the suspected effects on brains and education  Researchers from Arizona State University analyzed 1,989 twins born in 1994-5  Past studies revealed cannabis use affects teenager’s […]

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