Cannabis Research

U.S. investment firms have increasingly looked to license marijuana technology from Israel, where a booming cannabis research field has made strides in the past several years, Reuters reported Wednesday. Recreational marijuana is illegal in Israel, and many of the nation’s innovations have not been as profitable as their creators had hoped, leading top researchers to look to […]

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As the legality of cannabis drifts through a period of flux, the spotlight of scientific research is rarely far away. A new study, following heavy cannabis users, yields further insight into the drug’s financial and social ramifications. With the legalization of cannabis comes a host of new concerns. Both legal and public opinion of cannabis […]

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Already a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, Israel is starting to attract American companies looking to bring medical marijuana know-how to a booming market back home. Since 2014, US firms have invested about $50 million in licensing Israeli medical marijuana patents, cannabis agro-tech startups and firms developing delivery devices such as inhalers, said Saul […]

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Thursday said she supports state experimentation with marijuana regulations, but she argued that more research needs to be conducted before decriminalizing the drug on a federal level. “What the states are doing right now needs to be supported,” Mrs. Clinton said on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” “And I absolutely […]

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There is limited research to back up effectiveness of marijuana for PTSD but many veterans use pot. Experts said this places them at increased risk for cannabis use disorder. (Photo : David Lucas | Getty Images) Some U.S. states still mull on whether or not to legalize marijuana as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), […]

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By Valerie Lapointe Habitual marijuana use may inhibit the brain from maturing properly, according to on-going research conducted by a team of scientists at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago. Kuei Tseng, associate professor of molecular pharmacology,  reported Tuesday on preliminary findings from the research with rats. He stressed the need […]

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FREDERICK, Md., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a prospective applicant for one of the Maryland Medical Cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, has just signed a research agreement with Dr. Maneesh Sharma and the… read more at: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medical-cannabis-research-agreement-signed-in-maryland-300236386.html

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NFL player calls for medical cannabis research blitz. Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe took to Twitter yesterday with a flurry of tweets in support of cannabis research. In 38 tweets and 6 retweets, Monroe went off on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and championed the expansion of research cannabis as it pertains to traumatic brain […]

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The study is open to participants diagnosed with PTSD including Veterans and First Responders to assess the benefits of Medical Cannabis TORONTO, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ – For Veterans and First Responders who struggle daily with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, treatment options are often limited. Apollo Applied Research, a network of medical cannabis clinics across Canada, regularly […]

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FREDERICK, Md., March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a prospective applicant for one of the Maryland Medical Cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, has just signed a research agreement with Dr. Maneesh Sharma and the… read more at: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/medical-cannabis-research-agreement-signed-in-maryland-300236386.html

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Tel Aviv, Israel “As much as we love cannabis, this is a non-consumption event.” That admonition kicked off the first day of presentations and roundtables at Cannatech, a three-day conference on the marijuana industry held this past week in Israel. Instead of pot edibles, hundreds of attendees munched on pita sandwiches and Turkish bourekas. And, […]

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Humboldt County within the Emerald Triangle has long been synonymous with the world’s best cannabis. We’ve all heard of the regions pioneering growers. Almost taking on mythical status in cannabis folklore, Northern California’s cannabis farmers have been depicted as counter culture outsiders who bock at the plants recent normalization. Topically lucid, most rooted growers simply […]

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