Cannabis Studies

Cannabis abuse activates psychosis and not the other way around. This was presented by the Norwegian researchers.The excessive use of this plant triples the risk of psychosis. The researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) claimed. In collaboration with the the U.S. team, they studied the abuse of cannabis and manifestations of psychosis […]

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After eight of nine states on Tuesday voted to pass cannabis legalization initiatives, murmurs are bubbling up from sports media that NFL owners are now privately supporting the idea of making medical cannabis available to NFL players. More than 60 million new people woke up after Tuesday’s election in a state where adult use cannabis is […]

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After eight of nine states on Tuesday voted to pass cannabis legalization initiatives, murmurs are bubbling up from sports media that NFL owners are now privately supporting the idea of making medical cannabis available to NFL players. More than 60 million new people woke up after Tuesday’s election in a state where adult use cannabis is […]

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The increasing legalization of marijuana at the state level could spur change with the NFL’s drug policy. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press) In the aftermath of a new set of states legalizing marijuana use in the national elections, the NFL Players Association said Wednesday it is actively studying the possibility of allowing players to use marijuana as a […]

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OSLO, Norway, Nov. 8 (UPI) — People who abuse marijuana may be more than tripling their risk for developing psychosis, researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health say. NIPH scientists partnered with other researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University to examine the relationship between the effects of cannabis and psychosis, a mental ailment marked by […]

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LEIOA, Spain, Nov. 10 (UPI) — Natural and synthetic cannabinoids influence amnesia by activating receptors in neuronal mitochondria, researchers found in a study. Investigators built on earlier scholarship that established the extracts of cannabis can inhibit communication between neurotransmitters in the brain. In a study published in the journal Nature, scientists at the University of […]

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Just off campus, anyone 21 or older can walk into a dispensary and buy up to an ounce of marijuana, no questions asked. Under Colorado law, marijuana is legal for recreational as well as medical use. “I drive by a dispensary every time I come to work,” Newman says. The current status of medical marijuana […]

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As the dust from Tuesday’s historic presidential election starts to settle, it is clear to see that the American voters cast their ballots for policies based on less government regulation, for more free enterprise and for candidates who promised to give them back their voice. As an early sign of this changing tide, states California, Massachusetts and […]

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Marijuana Wins Big: California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada Legalize; Medical Marijuana Sweeps 4 States; Arizona Only Defeat The Daily Chronic Staff | November 9, 2016 Maine Voters Legalize Marijuana for Adult Use Marijuana Policy Project | November 9, 2016 Voters Approve Montana Medical Marijuana Initiative Danielle Keane | November 9, 2016 Nevada Voters Say ‘YES’ on […]

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We’ve already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there’s even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire and process knowledge. Published in Frontiers in Pharmacology, the ongoing study, called “Splendor in the Grass? A Pilot […]

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OSLO, Norway, Nov. 8 (UPI) — People who abuse marijuana may be more than tripling their risk for developing psychosis, researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health say. NIPH scientists partnered with other researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University to examine the relationship between the effects of cannabis and psychosis, a mental ailment marked by […]

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Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed information from more than 11,000 children and teens ages 10 to 18, in 10 U.S. cities. Participants were asked whether they had used prescription opioids in the past 30 days, and whether they had ever used […]

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