Cannabis Studies

Pain is often the most common reason for use of medicinal cannabis. A recent study aimed to identify patterns of cannabis treatment in patients with migraine and headache compared to patients with arthritis and chronic pain, while also analyzing preferred cannabis strains, biochemical profiles, and prescription medication substitutions with cannabis. The study used an electronic […]

Marijuana users feel MORE pain: Study finds cannabis lowers pain tolerance – meaning users need more painkillers after an injury After an injury, cannabis users require higher doses of painkillers than non users Higher painkiller doses prolongs people’s hospital stay and delays their recovery Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states of America; recreational use […]

The legal status of cannabis for medicinal and recreational use rapidly evolved between 2007 and 2014, with the number of states with medical cannabis laws doubling from 12 to 24. As of September 2017, 29 states and the District of Columbia had medical cannabis laws, and 8 states and the District of Columbia had recreational […]

In January, Vermont became the ninth state to legalize marijuana—and the first to end cannabis prohibition through an act of lawmakers, rather than a ballot initiative. But with the law set to take effect on July 1, questions remain about how the recreational system will actually function. What you need to know Vermont Governor Phil […]

HALF MOON BAY, CA – From the City of Half Moon Bay: The City has posted a consultant’s report on the potential revenues and other fiscal issues related to taxation options for possible commercial cannabis businesses in Half Moon Bay. The report is posted on the City’s Information on Cannabis Regulation web page The […]

The New York Times: New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement New York moved a significant step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana, as a study commissioned by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will recommend that the state allow adults to consume marijuana legally, the governor’s health commissioner said on Monday. The announcement by […]

June 18, 2018 — Marijuana use directly increases the chance of psychosis in teens, new research suggests. A large study of teens shows that “in adolescents, cannabis use is harmful” with respect to psychosis risk, says study author Patricia J. Conrod, PhD, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal. The effect was seen […]