Cannabis Studies

By The Cannabist Network A new study suggests cannabis consumers tend to enjoy higher incomes, higher rates of volunteering, greater enthusiasm for spending time outdoors and more satisfaction with life in general. These findings anchor the first installment of Cannabis Wellness Trends, a periodic and detailed look at cannabis consumers in legal states including California […]

DENVER — A new study, that claims to be the first of its kind, found cannabis consumers are “among the most well-adjusted and successful of American adults.” The study by BDS Analytics compared people in three categories: “Consumers” (people who consumed cannabis products in the past ), “Acceptors” (people who do not consume cannabis but might […]

By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A study by Oregon State University researchers has found college students at an undisclosed large public university in the state are using more marijuana since recreational pot became legal two years ago. The Register-Guard reports the researchers’ study was published Wednesday in a journal called Addiction. The study […]

According to a June 10 study published in the journal Addiction, the enactment of medical cannabis laws is not associated with so-called cannabis use disorder. The researchers did conclude that while recreational cannabis laws are associated with increased cannabis consumption, it occurs primarily in adults 26 and older and not teenagers or children. “Our findings […]

The findings by a team of Australian researchers are the latest addition to a growing body of research indicating that the compound, known as cannabidiol, or CBD, improves cognitive functioning in a host of conditions from Alzheimer’s to meningitis, cerebral malaria and stroke — and can reduce the number of seizures in patients with epilepsy. […]

The findings by a team of Australian researchers are the latest addition to a growing body of research indicating that the compound, known as cannabidiol, or CBD, improves cognitive functioning in a host of conditions from Alzheimer’s to meningitis, cerebral malaria and stroke — and can reduce the number of seizures in patients with epilepsy. […]

According to a study by the University of California Agricultural Issues Center, California’s recreational cannabis market could be worth more than $5 billion; however, the benchmark will only be achieved once cannabis consumers fully embrace the state’s legal market, the Los Angeles Times reports. According to the study, about 29 percent of cannabis consumers may, […]

According to a study by the University of California Agricultural Issues Center, California’s recreational cannabis market could be worth more than $5 billion; however, the benchmark will only be achieved once cannabis consumers fully embrace the state’s legal market, the Los Angeles Times reports. According to the study, about 29 percent of cannabis consumers may, […]

A compound found in marijuana may be a big benefit to patients who suffer from a rare form of epilepsy. Known as cannabidiol, or CBD, the cannabis derivative reduced the chance of seizure among patients with Dravet syndrome by nearly 40 percent, according to a new study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine. […]