Cannabis Studies

Grandma wants to smoke your marijuana, and grandpa’s micro dosing: A new study shows that older Americans are choosing to use marijuana, and don’t see it as risky behavior. Related Story: Marijuana: Can It Reverse Aging and Other Signs of Oxidative Stress? “For years we’ve been worried about the potential effects of marijuana on the […]

Grandma wants to smoke your marijuana, and grandpa’s micro dosing: A new study shows that older Americans are choosing to use marijuana, and don’t see it as risky behavior. Related Story: Marijuana: Can It Reverse Aging and Other Signs of Oxidative Stress? “For years we’ve been worried about the potential effects of marijuana on the […]

Cannabis has been identified as a potential substitute for users of legal or illicit opioids, but a new Vancouver-based study shows the drug may also help reduce people’s cravings for another highly addictive substance: crack cocaine. Scientists at the BC Centre on Substance Use tracked 122 people who consumed crack in and around Vancouver’s Downtown […]

High school students’ grades suffer when they start consuming cannabis on the regular, according to a new study that seems to reaffirm the importance of full legalization and regulation.   The study by University of Waterloo researchers also found that after students start using cannabis, they tend to become less interested in scholarly pursuits. Survey answers […]

The stereotype of the cannabis consumer is a young guy with long hair and for extra points a tie-dye shirt. The reality is that a majority of cannabis consumers are professionals and steady customers for the dispensaries. A new study from the Cannabis Consumers Coalition found that only 20 percent of cannabis consumers were from […]

In the first experiment, mice had to navigate their way around a water maze. Both the mature and old age groups performed worse than the younger mice, but when treated with THC, the older groups improved and the young group got worse. … read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/daily-dose-cannabis-could-reverse-effects-old-age-study-finds/SGNXj5h3scuRfganedg3MO/

In the first experiment, mice had to navigate their way around a water maze. Both the mature and old age groups performed worse than the younger mice, but when treated with THC, the older groups improved and the young group got worse. … read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/daily-dose-cannabis-could-reverse-effects-old-age-study-finds/SGNXj5h3scuRfganedg3MO/

Marijuana A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology reports that patients suffering from chronic medical conditions used less opioids, antidepressants, sleep medications, alcohol, and other substances after using medical cannabis to treat their symptoms. The final results from the study show a 76.7% drop in regular opioid use, a 37.6% drop in antidepressant […]