Cannabis Studies

United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia Mike Stuart held a day-long symposium Wednesday focused on the downsides of recreational marijuana legalization. Invited members of media and federal law enforcement, including those from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Drug Enforcement Administration; and Rocky Mountain and Appalachia HIDTA, as well as a few […]

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To learn more about this fascinating topic, we caught up with researcher and author, Dr. Mary Clifton, an expert in cannabis and CBD medicine. She’s also a licensed New York State medical marijuana provider. Dr. Clifton was eager to discuss the topic of cannabis for menstrual pain and how the study ties into a broader […]

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Buy Photo Raven Guillmette, store manager, measures out a strain of marijuana called Cherry Diesel. Higher Grade dispensary offers fine cannabis for medicinal purposes. Denver, CO on Friday, April 13, 2018(Photo: Doug Hood )Buy Photo Stockton University’s new Cannabis Studies program received a boost Wednesday when the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association announced a collaborative agreement with the […]

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Tax revenue from legal marijuana sales should be earmarked to fund pension programs, the mayor of Chicago said on Wednesday. GettyGetty “Illinois legislators will be taking a serious look next year at legalizing recreational marijuana,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) said in a speech to the City Council. “Should they follow that course, a portion of that […]

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The medical benefits of cannabis are becoming better documented in clinical studies, yet federal marijuana legalization lags. Still, these doctors are standing up in support of medical marijuana, and here’s why. Federal Law Inhibits Medical Support and Research Legalization rolls on across North America, as Canada gave a national green light to recreational cannabis in […]

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Cannabis legalization advocates expect New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call on the legislature to legalize recreational marijuana during his first budget address in 2019. “We’re drafting legislation,” Rich Azzopardi, a spokesman for the governor, told NBC News on Tuesday, when asked about decriminalizing weed. The New York Post first reported earlier Tuesday that the […]

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Dr. Jordan Tishler, a Harvard-educated physician as well as president and chief executive officer of the Association of Cannabis Specialists, said that the Johns Hopkins study confirms what he and other cannabis advocates have been saying for years. On a puff-for-puff or gram-for-gram basis, vaporizing leads to more intoxication, but that’s not how the study’s […]

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In Monday’s Money Matters, Jane King discusses a Center for Disease Control study into E-scooter accidents, Altria’s $1.8 billion investment into cannabis company Cronos Group and the impact Amazon’s Christmas tree delivery service has on Christmas tree farms. … read more at: https://myfox8.com/2018/12/10/cdc-to-study-e-scooter-accidents-tobacco-giant-altria-invests-in-cannabis-and-more/

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Three latest studies explored the new likely medical properties of cannabis and found that cannabis has analgesic and addiction-breaking properties. The world of medical cannabis is growing month after month, mostly due to the increasing number of research studies in regards to the effects of cannabis on humans. In what turned out to be perhaps […]

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Inhaling vaporized pot will get you way higher than smoking the same amount of it, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit. To see how smoking marijuana compared to vaporizing it, researchers recruited 17 “healthy” men and women (a relatively small sample size) to either vape or smoke marijuana in the […]

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Monday, we’re talking about what role the LDS Church played in the shaping of Utah’s medical cannabis law.  Some say the Church got too involved in the recent political debate. What’s appropriate when religious officials weigh in on politics? Monday, we’re talking about what role the LDS Church played in the shaping of Utah’s medical […]

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