Cannabis Research

He’s one of the very few active NFL star players to advocate publicly for medical cannabis, and now he’s putting his money where his mouth is. Eugene Monroe, offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, has just donated $80,000 to fund medical cannabis research that focuses on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins […]

NFL players risk getting taken out by CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) every season. The awareness for CTE has increased so much that Will Smith made a movie addressing the disease called Concussion. Doctors and scientists are taking the research for the disease seriously, and have gone as far as creating different types of therapy for the degenerative […]

Eugene Monroe is putting his money where his mouth isn’t. Forbidden from inhaling marijuana by the NFL, the Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle donated $80,000 to study the effects of cannabis on football players. The donation, to a Colorado group called Realm of Caring, funds research at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins. “As a […]

The only NFL player to openly advocate for medical marijuana has donated $80,000 to fund cannabis research on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Eugene Monroe, offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, has previously urged the NFL to remove marijuana from its banned substances list so players can use it […]

In what could only be described as a desperate smear campaign evidencing the last vestiges of propaganda from the failed war on drugs, corporate media warped the findings of a study about cannabis-related car crashes to the point of being unrecognizable. On Tuesday, AAA’s safety foundation released a report concerning cannabis impairment and driving, which […]

Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe donated $80,000 toward research by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania into how cannabinoid therapy affects NFL players, per Clifton Brown of CSN Mid-Atlantic. The Realm of Caring and CW Botanicals released a joint statement explaining Monroe’s thought process behind the donation Thursday, per Brown: He recognizes […]

TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 — Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers’ ability to figure out what pot can and can’t do for sick patients. That could soon change. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is weighing whether to loosen its classification of marijuana, which […]

TORONTO – A group comprised of doctors, patients, health charities and scientists is urging Ottawa to invest $25 million over the next five years for research into the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana. In a report released Wednesday, the Medical Cannabis Research Roundtable highlighted the lack of reliable, peer-reviewed Canadian-based research […]

TORONTO — A group comprised of doctors, patients, health charities and scientists is urging Ottawa to invest $25 million over the next five years for research into the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of medical marijuana. In a report released Wednesday, the Medical Cannabis Research Roundtable highlighted the lack of reliable, peer-reviewed Canadian-based research […]

WASHINGTON, DC — The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department has gone on record stating that the United States could issue multiple licenses for the cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes without violating the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs treaty. The statement came in response to a direct […]