Cannabis Research

Marijuana may be bad to the bone, a new Scottish study suggests. People who are very heavy users of pot have more than twice the risk of suffering a broken bone compared to people who only smoke tobacco cigarettes, the study found. Heavy pot users also had lower bone density compared to cigarette smokers, the […]

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Alberta’s justice minister is travelling to Colorado this week to research the legalization of cannabis first-hand. Kathleen Ganley will be going to Denver Thursday to meet with the attorney general, police, fire and environmental health officials. She says the two-day trip will cost just over $4,000 but will help prepare the government for the eventual […]

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Cannabis Business Times is proud to present Ken Morrow as the Cannabis 2017 Cultivation Conference chair. Morrow, founder of Trichome Technologies, a cannabis research and development company, is bringing over three decades of cannabis industry expertise to his role in steering the direction of this inaugural event, to be held March 20-22, 2017, in Oakland, […]

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Image source: Cannabis Culture via Flickr. The Nov. 8 election can’t come quickly enough for some people — especially for supporters of California’s recreational marijuana legalization initiative, Prop 64. Prop 64 would legalize recreational cannabis for adults aged 21 and up and impose a 15% sales tax at the retail level on consumers. Additionally, growers […]

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Marijuana stock performance is “mostly correlated,” which means individual company stocks often rise and fall in lockstep with the broader industry, Nicholls said. Even with the strong correlation, investors are better off buying a basket of marijuana stocks rather than taking a flier on one company, Nicholls said. “It’s really hard to say right now […]

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News regarding the positive effects of medical marijuana is spreading. As people and states are asking for the marijuana to be legalized, experts warn about the negative effects. A current research shows that heavy use of marijuana can lead you to bone diseases and fractures. The researchers conducted a new study and found that people […]

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A familiar face at Colorado State University-Pueblo will lead its Institute of Cannabis Research. Former CSU-Pueblo Mass Communications Department Chair Jen Mullen has been hired to serve as interim managing director of the newly formed research institute, to help faculty and administration advance its goals. School officials said Mullen will begin her duties on Nov. […]

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The share of Americans who favor legalizing the use of marijuana continues to increase. Today, 57% of U.S. adults say the use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion on legalizing marijuana was nearly the reverse – just 32% favored legalization, while 60% were opposed. […]

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Edibles, concentrates and other infused products are seeing the rapid development of professional brands with consistent packaging, messaging and brand images. Flower, however, has largely been left unbranded, leaving a void that could offer significant potential to producers. Flower, more so than other cannabis products, will always have to compete with the illicit market, and […]

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