Cannabis Studies

Two of the first states to broadly legalize marijuana took different approaches to regulation that left Oregon with a vast oversupply and Colorado with a well-balanced market. But in both states prices for bud have plummeted. A new Oregon report by law enforcement found nearly 70 percent of the legal recreational marijuana grown goes unsold, […]

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A cannabis consumer survey commissioned by California-based Eaze Solutions supports what many licensed marijuana businesses in the Golden State already know: They’re losing market share to illicit companies that don’t care about regulations, and the main reason is cheaper prices. The study, conducted July 6-12 by New Jersey-based Marketview Research Group, collected responses from 1,419 California […]

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One of the main stipulations for cannabis dispensaries across the United States is that they not be located within a certain distance to schools. The main reason, of course, is that close proximity to cannabis could theoretically encourage youth use. Not so, says a study from the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers found that out […]

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The peer-reviewed medical journal Pediatrics has just published a new study on the relationship between teen tobacco use and subsequent cannabis use in teens. Researchers already know that smoking cigarettes can lead to trying marijuana, consuming it more often, and potentially lead to developing dependencies on both tobacco and cannabis. But studies have so far only […]

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The latest in a string of studies to show that marijuana legalization does not lead to increased underage cannabis consumption has just been released. “Our results suggest that adolescents’ marijuana use may not increase immediately following initiation of retail marijuana sales, which seems plausible given that they cannot legally access marijuana from the retail market,” […]

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Pot Topics is a weekly collection of cannabis-related news curated by the Chicago Sun-Times. Here’s what’s happening this week in Chicago and around the country: Gov. Rauner signs bill allowing school children to use medical cannabis Nevada cannabis sales have already surpassed year-end projections Studies show Oregon has a weed oversupply, while Colorado has a well-balanced […]

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Article Tools     Q: I have Type 1 diabetes and have used marijuana for years to control my blood sugar. I’ve seen my blood sugar drop 100 points in five minutes with marijuana, a lot… read more at: http://www.citizensvoice.com/news/marijuana-s-glucose-effect-needs-study-1.2369619

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The latest in a string of studies to show that marijuana legalization does not lead to increased underage cannabis consumption has just been released. “Our results suggest that adolescents’ marijuana use may not increase immediately following initiation of retail marijuana sales, which seems plausible given that they cannot legally access marijuana from the retail market,” […]

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