Cannabis Studies

More than half of Calgarians believe the way public consumption of cannabis is regulated and enforced should more closely resemble drinking alcohol than smoking tobacco. That’s according to the city’s Cannabis Research Combined Study prepared by Environics Research that was released Friday. The study aimed to gauge Calgarians’ views on potential regulations and restrictions surrounding […]

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A new study finds that states where marijuana is legal might face a health crisis if they don’t limit marijuana’s strength, which has increased as cannabis becomes more mainstream. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, examined the level of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) over a 16-year period. Researchers found that marijuana potency more than doubled between 2000 and 2004, […]

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A new study finds that states where marijuana is legal might face a health crisis if they don’t limit marijuana’s strength, which has increased as cannabis becomes more mainstream. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, examined the level of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) over a 16-year period. Researchers found that marijuana potency more than doubled between 2000 and 2004, […]

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A new study finds that states where marijuana is legal might face a health crisis if they don’t limit marijuana’s strength, which has increased as cannabis becomes more mainstream. The study, conducted in the Netherlands, examined the level of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) over a 16-year period. Researchers found that marijuana potency more than doubled between 2000 and 2004, […]

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A first-of-its-kind study focusing on the marijuana industry raises questions about financial reporting and accounting practices in the marijuana industry. The study looks to untangle certain aspects of the financial reporting process “that are fundamentally confusing to a retail investor,” making it hard to identify good companies, said Michael Miller, co-author and director of finance […]

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Despite cannabis decriminalization throughout the state in 2013, Rhode Island police issued about 5,000 citations for cannabis possession through 2017, according to a University of Rhode Island study. The study, conducted by journalism Professor Peter Phipps and students in his Media and Law course, analyzed police department data representing about 85 percent of the state’s […]

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Likewise, other researchers examined the link between medical cannabis and opiate use in a group of patients with chronic pain in New Mexico, one of the states hardest hit by the opioid crisis. They reported that subjects who had access to medical cannabis were 17 times more likely to stop using opiates for pain compared […]

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Public domain The release of several recent studies shed light on a number of commonly held associations with marijuana use, such as lung health, crime rates and mental affects. Here’s a rundown of some notable takeaways from the research. Study: Marijuana smoke exposure is not linked to poor lung health. A study led by researchers […]

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In the introduction, Gilbert argues that there are sensory lexicons for things like wine (crisp, oaky, tart), beer (grainy, warming, sour) and coffee (malt-like, ashy, resinous) that help consumers appreciate the products. However, there isn’t any official language to describe the sensory traits of cannabis. Gilbert set out to change this by looking at eleven different […]

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In the introduction, Gilbert argues that there are sensory lexicons for things like wine (crisp, oaky, tart), beer (grainy, warming, sour) and coffee (malt-like, ashy, resinous) that help consumers appreciate the products. However, there isn’t any official language to describe the sensory traits of cannabis. Gilbert set out to change this by looking at eleven different […]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suspended reforms aimed at allowing Israeli marijuana growers to export their product, pending new reviews by the Health Ministry and the chairman of the National Economic Council. NEC Chairman Avi Simhon was instructed to conduct an economic feasibility study. The Health Ministry is to prepare a separate review. … read […]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suspended reforms aimed at allowing Israeli marijuana growers to export their product, pending new reviews by the Health Ministry and the chairman of the National Economic Council. NEC Chairman Avi Simhon was instructed to conduct an economic feasibility study. The Health Ministry is to prepare a separate review. … read […]

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