Cannabis Studies

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedPharm, a leading medical cannabis grow, RD laboratory and compounding facility, announced today that it has been awarded the first cannabis research license by the state of Colorado. To get the license, the state looked at the applicant’s capabilities to successfully develop and conduct research. The cannabis research license was created by the state […]

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DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedPharm, a leading medical cannabis grow, RD laboratory and compounding facility, announced today that it has been awarded the first cannabis research license by the state of Colorado. To get the license, the state looked at the applicant’s capabilities to successfully develop and conduct research. The cannabis research license was created by the state […]

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Attitudes about cannabis are changing, albeit slowly. While recreational use of cannabis will be legal as of tomorrow, there is still an air of ‘taboo’ about this ancient plant. Much of this stems from the fact that it has been illegal in Canada since 1923 and was even classed as a Schedule 1 narcotic in […]

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MONTREAL – Young Canadians are more at risk of a vehicle crash even five hours after inhaling cannabis, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at the McConnell Centre for Innovative Medicine (CIM) of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) with McGill University, and funded by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). […]

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Conrod said her team took a “big data” approach to the study. They looked at 3,826 teens starting from seventh grade from 31 Montreal-area schools over the course of four years. The students who participated sent back annual reports that documented their level of alcohol and marijuana use. The researchers also gave the teens cognitive […]

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A new observational study will ask 400 women to track their menstrual symptoms over the course of a few months during which they’ll administer marijuana suppositories. Marijuana suppositories are designed to alleviate the pain and stress of periods. The observational study is described as a “first step,” with the ultimate goal being a clinical trial […]

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