Cannabis Studies

Study funded by PharmaCielo compares impact of cultivation in Colombia, Washington and Colorado TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world manages its natural resources and responds to climate change, recently completed a study of the environmental impact of the regulated […]

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Washington State University professors Carrie Cuttler and Ryan McLaughlin, from the departments of psychology, physiology and neuroscience have just released the results of their newest research… They examined the impact of cannabis on individuals with acute stress levels. To do this, they measured levels of cortisol found in participants’ saliva. Cuttler told reporters, with the […]

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Study funded by PharmaCielo compares impact of cultivation in Colombia, Washington and Colorado TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ – Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world manages its natural resources and responds to climate change, recently completed a study of the environmental impact of the regulated […]

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Is the legalization of marijuana starting to lead to more traffic fatalities? A study in Washington state suggests that could be the case, but proponents of legalization say it’s too soon to draw definitive conclusions. “This is just one study,” said Steve Janjic, CEO of Amercanex (amercanex.com), an electronic marketplace exchange for the cannabis industry. […]

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A task force will start a series of meetings beginning this week to study and discuss the possibility of legalizing marijuana in Delaware.  The Adult Use Cannabis Task Force will hold their first meeting on Wednesday, August 6, and must report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by January 31, 2018. In July, a […]

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Smoking marijuana has dangerous mental health effects. Unsplash Cheech and Chong shouldn’t celebrate just yet. Contrary to previous findings, a new study shows that marijuana use may not be damaging to young kidneys. Nonetheless, the drug has been associated with reduced I.Q. in habitual teen users and with psychotic disorders, and some experts warn that […]

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According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ‘nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death.’ Those five leading causes of death are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional injuries. According to the CDC, 20 to 40 percent of those premature deaths could be prevented. And according […]

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This time, however, House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, have agreed to champion a study of the merits of medical marijuana. WKRN-TV says Harwell and McNally have appointed an investigatory committee made up of eight Republicans (including state Sen. Rusty Crowe of Johnson City) and two Democrats. The panel […]

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A group of researchers claim to have found evidence marijuana users walk differently than non-users. The Australian study was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The researchers said despite evidence cannabis use being associated with structural and functional changes in the brain, not much is known about the drug’s effects on human movement. […]

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People who smoke marijuana have a different manner of walking, a study by Australian scientists has claimed. The research from the University of South Australia, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, found those who smoke cannabis tend to move their shoulders less and elbows more as they walk. The pilot study also found marijuana […]

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