Cannabis Research

Former speaker of the house John Boehner has emerged as one of the most vocal advocates in the GOP for legalizing marijuana. Above, Boehner answers questions at the U.S. Capitol on December 5, 2013. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption … read more at: https://www.npr.org/2019/03/16/704086782/john-boehner-was-once-unalterably-opposed-to-marijuana-he-now-wants-it-to-be-leg

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Nielsen Brings Cannabis Measure to Canada Nielsen and cannabis industry analytics provider Headset have extended their recently announced partnership to the Canadian market, through an alliance with management consultancy Deloitte. Nielsen and Headset announced their partnership in the US last week, combining the former’s consumer research capabilities with the latter’s real-time retail POS data for […]

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About 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases that cause abnormal over-activation, or under-activation, of the immune system. In cases of over-activation, the immune system produces antibodies in response to an unknown trigger that attacks the body’s own tissues and organs. This can include the heart, brain, muscles, digestive tract, skin, eyes, joints, nerves, and […]

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In response to a call by the medical community for guidelines on the use of medical cannabis in accordance with new state government regulations, Colorado State University’s Institute of Cannabis Research will launch a national, medical cannabis patient data registry. The development of the registry has been led by CSU-Pueblo faculty researchers and an off-campus […]

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Conflicting federal and state marijuana laws are creating headaches and confusion for cannabis businesses, two senators told the head of the Treasury Department at a hearing on Thursday. On the one hand, there’s a lack of clarity around whether marijuana businesses are eligible for what are called opportunity zone credits—tax credits meant to spur innovation […]

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Overall, scientists have faced many challenges when it comes to experimenting with cannabis. Though Scientific American reports that some clinical research is finally starting to support it, overall, there’s just not a lot of evidence backing up that anecdotal hunch. But because other opioid addiction treatments like methadone already work, and because cutting people off of them […]

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