Cannabis Studies

Business Professor David Cram honestly thought a post-secondary course on the emerging cannabis industry would be hard to get approved and could possibly only interest a niche group of students. “I was expecting some pushback, but the Dean’s response was that it’s our job to prepare students for today’s business world, not to teach the […]

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Apart from the #Metoo maelstrom and the housing crises in Toronto and Vancouver, few things stir up Canadians more than marijuana, which its promoters claim is the cure for everything from glaucoma to brain disease. Should private outlets sell recreational marijuana? Is it more enjoyable to smoke or swallow cannabis? Will I get rich on […]

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Ashland, Ore. — A proposed cannabis store in Ashland’s railroad district is hoping to get a green light from the Ashland Planning Commission. The store would host several cannabis-related businesses including a spa, a juice bar, and a retail marijuana dispensary. Before giving the okay to the proposed shop, the planning commission wanted more information on […]

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Shutterstock A growing number of people are reporting symptoms that align with a mysterious illness called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS. Although previously assumed to be very rare, CHS may affect a large number of frequent marijuana users, a new study suggests. Most people who are diagnosed with CHS experience nausea, severe vomiting, and stomach […]

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To gauge the perceived public health benefits of medical marijuana, researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will conduct a groundbreaking five-year-long survey that could pave the way for understanding cannabis’ effect on health. The survey — which can be found at tinyurl.com/armedcannabis — is a voluntary web survey that will take 30 […]

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If you can’t decide between whether to get high or drunk, maybe this’ll help. A new study has found alcohol is far more damaging than cannabis, at least when it comes to brain matter. Researchers from the University of Colorado examined the drinking and smoking habit of 853 adults and 439 teenagers, and compared the […]

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If you can’t decide between whether to get high or drunk, maybe this’ll help. A new study has found alcohol is far more damaging than cannabis, at least when it comes to brain matter. Researchers from the University of Colorado examined the drinking and smoking habit of 853 adults and 439 teenagers, and compared the […]

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If you can’t decide between whether to get high or drunk, maybe this’ll help. A new study has found alcohol is far more damaging than cannabis, at least when it comes to brain matter. Researchers from the University of Colorado examined the drinking and smoking habit of 853 adults and 439 teenagers, and compared the […]

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By Josh Magness, McClatchy Washington Bureau It’s a common stereotype that people who smoke weed are a bit foggy-headed and missing a few brain cells. But a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder found that alcohol is much more damaging to your brain than marijuana. In fact, the study — which […]

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