Cannabis Research

<![CDATA[]]> PHARMACEUTICAL GRADE — PA Options for Wellness, a medical cannabis pharmaceutical company, was not awarded a permit to put a processing facility in Penn Twp.Jim T. Ryan photo  By Jim T. Ryan Staff Writer Penn Twp. will not be a site for a medical marijuana grow/processing facility in the first round of permits the […]

A new study has investigated what patients themselves prefer when it comes to managing pain – opioids, which are widely distributed for intense pain relief, or medical marijuana. The researchers found that the patients themselves much prefer medical marijuana, and many believe it is just as effective for their pain. “This study can conclude that […]

Shutterstock In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that occur on […]

Republished with permission from The Weed Blog; Read the original article HERE.   As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is reflected in the increasing use among the senior population. One study found that between 2006 and 2013, rates of cannabis […]

The University’s agriculture department has been approved to work on a new research initiative of the medicinal use of the marijuana plant. The measure was approved at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting on June 22.  The department is working with GB Sciences, a company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, to fully support the project. […]

A new research study in Vancouver is looking for 1,000 dispensary clients to participate in an online survey to help inform the government ahead of legalization. The B.C. Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is examining the benefits and potential harms of dispensaries, ahead of the July 2018 legalization deadline set out by the feds. “We […]

Last month a high school senior in Ohio drove off the road on the way home from prom, striking two utility poles and killing his passenger, 17-year-old Lindsey Rotuno. The Ohio Highway Patrol eventually confirmed that driver Chase Johnson, 18, had marijuana in his system. Rotuno was not wearing a seatbelt. Police are still investigating […]