Cannabis Research

Much of what we think we know about cannabis may soon change as a result of new research that uncovers some surprising facts. Indeed, the topic, which can be emotionally charged, is the focus of intense scientific study. Is cannabis good for you? Is it addictive? What long-term harms can use cause? The answers to […]

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Ascent Industries Corp (CSE: ASNT) updated on its cannabis research with the Simon Fraser University, saying a number of exciting discoveries have been made. The work is being undertaken by subsidiary Agrima Botanicals Corp and the university’s plant biologist Dr. Zamir K. Punja. Among highlight achievements are the identification of pathogens and molds affecting cannabis […]

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Ascent Industries Corp (CSE: ASNT) updated on its cannabis research with the Simon Fraser University, saying a number of exciting discoveries have been made. The work is being undertaken by subsidiary Agrima Botanicals Corp and the university’s plant biologist Dr. Zamir K. Punja. Among highlight achievements are the identification of pathogens and molds affecting cannabis […]

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Formerly the CEO of Illinois-based Revolution Enterprises (and cover subject of CBT’s November/December 2016 issue), Tim McGraw left the Midwest to pursue real estate opportunities in cannabis’ biggest market: California. In this quick-paced interview, McGraw shares insight into how he created his newest venture, Canna-Hub (a cannabis-zoned real estate development company housing a variety of […]

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SAN DIEGO—Marijuana has been legalized in some capacity in 31 U.S. states, in large part due to a softening stance around the potential harms of the drug and recognition of its medical benefits. As a result, cannabis has become the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy. One recent study revealed that in 2016 7 […]

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Tuesday was a new high for marijuana legalization advocates. Michigan voted to approve a ballot measure, making it the first state in the Midwest to approve recreational usage for adults, joining nine other states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, Missouri approved medicinal marijuana measures and Utah looked likely, becoming the 32nd and 33rd respective […]

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Gynica, an Israeli startup specializing in cannabis-based solutions in the field of women’s health, is the first company that will carry out research and development at the newly licensed Lumir Lab established on the campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for the medical cannabis industry. The lab is headed by analytic chemist Lumír Ondřej […]

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Today, cannabis continues its slow march toward nationwide decriminalization with voters deciding whether to allow recreational use in Michigan and North Dakota, and for medical purposes in Utah and Missouri. As states keep chipping away at federal prohibition, more consumers will gain access, sure—but so will more researchers who can more easily study this astonishingly […]

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Today, cannabis continues its slow march toward nationwide decriminalization with voters deciding whether to allow recreational use in Michigan and North Dakota, and for medical purposes in Utah and Missouri. As states keep chipping away at federal prohibition, more consumers will gain access, sure—but so will more researchers who can more easily study this astonishingly […]

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