Cannabis Research

On Wednesday, the nation’s largest and most conservative military veterans organization called out the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – asking VA Secretary David Shulkin to support Dr. Sue Sisley’s FDA-approved research into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the medicinal efficacy of cannabis. Denise Rohan, the American Legion national commander, sent a […]

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Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Republican ally in their effort – Senator Orrin Hatch. Related How Booming Israeli Weed Industry Is Changing American Pot U.S. medical marijuana companies are setting up shop in Israel, where […]

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A new research cluster will soon be sparking to life in Fredericton as the city’s two universities each begin their search for a researcher to fill a new chair in cannabis research, reportedly the first two such chairs in the country. St. Thomas University’s new chair will focus on the social impact of cannabis, both […]

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Denver and Colorado Springs aren’t going to be confused as twins anytime soon. Colorado’s two largest cities have some glaring differences in political leanings and landscapes, and legal cannabis is definitely one of them. Nearly five years after Colorado voters decided to legalize recreational cannabis, Colorado Springs has yet to allow any retail pot businesses […]

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Denver and Colorado Springs aren’t going to be confused as twins anytime soon. Colorado’s two largest cities have some glaring differences in political leanings and landscapes, and legal cannabis is definitely one of them. Nearly five years after Colorado voters decided to legalize recreational cannabis, Colorado Springs has yet to allow any retail pot businesses […]

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Not only can you partake of marijuana in many parts of the country, but now you can also learn at the university about the growing amount of scientific study, business opportunities and legal issues around the plant. And these aren’t courses at small, obscure colleges. Universities adding cannabis classes include Ohio State University, the University […]

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Philippe Lucas has deep roots in Canada’s cannabis culture. After co-founding the Vancouver Island Compassion Society medical dispensary in 1999, Lucas applied himself to cannabis science, working as a graduate researcher with the Center for Addictions Research of British Columbia and serving as founding board member of both the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada and the […]

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