Cannabis Studies

By Carl Wellstone From WeedNews.co   Demonstrating further that legalization is a global movement and that our political, economic and cultural success stories reverberate around the world, Israel is set to decriminalize marijuana use and study regulations that could lead to cannabis commerce in the near future. Public Security Ministry Gilad Erdan told Haartz that […]

The manner in which cannabis affects IQ has long been a hotly debated topic. Policymakers, parents, researchers, and, of course, the media, passionately (and empathically) weigh in on the debate. The debate often plays out in the press. How many times have you seen headlines like this? Fox News writes: Pot Does Lower IQ, Study […]

​CHICAGO – Legal marijuana will take away 7.1% of revenues from the existing retail beer industry, per the Cannabiz Consumer Group (C2G). The firm suggests that if cannabis were legalized nationally, the beer industry would lose more than $2 billion in retail sales. C2G also found that 27% of beer drinkers say they already have […]

Demonstrating further that legalization is a global movement and that our political, economic and cultural success stories reverberate around the world, Israel is set to decriminalize marijuana use and study regulations that could lead to cannabis commerce in the near future. Public Security Ministry Gilad Erdan told Haartz that legalization efforts in other locales led […]

Paul Armentano | March 2, 2017 DENVER, CO — The percentage of Coloradoans who report using cannabis has remained relatively unchanged following the regulation of the adult use market, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Preventive Medicine. Researchers at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reviewed statewide marijuana use […]

A new Australian-based study will soon be looking at how cannabis can be used to treat children with anxiety and mental health issues. The study, which is being conducted by psychiatrist Patrick McGorry, is being privately funded by the Lambert Initiative. The study will center on youths, ages 12-25, who suffer from a mental disorder […]

New research is lending further credence to the theory that cannabis can (and increasingly frequently does) act as an effective substitute painkiller for opioids. More than half the medical marijuana patients in a study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy – and funded by the licensed cannabis grower Tilray – said they use […]

More than half the medical marijuana patients in a new study said they use cannabis to help them get off heavier prescription drugs, with the largest percentage saying pot acts as a substitute painkiller for opioids. The new research, published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Drug Policy but funded by a licensed cannabis grower […]