Cannabis Studies

Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago. They found evidence of burned cannabis with high levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (the cannabis ingredient responsible for the high) on 10 wooden […]

There’s arguably no buzzier investment on Wall Street at the moment than marijuana. And within the cannabis industry, no trend is hotter than the rise of cannabidiol (CBD). Cannabidiol is the nonpsychoactive cannabinoid best known for its perceived medical benefits. It can be extracted from the cannabis plant or from hemp, the latter of which […]

After the lifting of restrictions on cannabis sales in Canada in October 2018, cannabis sales for companies targeting the recreational markets spiked. However, now eight months on into the new era of liberal marijuana policy in the great white north, sales have actually decelerated and companies like Aurora Cannabis (ACB) , Cronos (CRON) , Tilray […]

America’s worst-ever drug problem, the ongoing opiate-fueled overdose apocalypse, is by now a chronic condition and one for which both easy and simple solutions as well a single easily identifiable cause have been elusive. Continuing a steady upward trend, overdoses killed 70,000 people in 2017, the most-recent year for which data is available. Opiates — and mostly […]

THC, a key psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, is toxic to dogs, veterinarians warn. So keeping dogs away from discarded joints, edible marijuana or drug-tainted poop is important. Hillary Kladke/Getty Images hide caption … read more at: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/06/20/732332846/legal-weed-is-a-danger-to-dogs-heres-how-to-keep-your-pup-away-from-pot

There’s arguably no buzzier investment on Wall Street at the moment than marijuana. And within the cannabis industry, no trend is hotter than the rise of cannabidiol (CBD). Cannabidiol is the nonpsychoactive cannabinoid best known for its perceived medical benefits. It can be extracted from the cannabis plant or from hemp, the latter of which […]