The news that Monsanto is being bought by Bayer probably won’t be well received in the cannabis sector. The deal brings together two research powerhouses that, reportedly, have long eyed cannabis as a possible new business. The worry is that the combined firm will have the financial and political influence to do to cannabis what […]

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AP A new study from the University of Washington School of Law outlines concerns they have for accidental ingestion of infused edibles by children. The project is part of the school’s cannabis law and policy project, and it identifies best practices when it comes to edibles and kids, like smell, taste, and shapes. The findings come […]

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Marin General Hospital will study the feasibility of allowing patients at the hospital to use medicinal marijuana when it is recommended by their physician. The hospital is embarking on the investigation at the request of the publicly elected Marin Healthcare District board. The board voted 2-0 Tuesday night, with three members abstaining, to ask for […]

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Similar to the budding relationship between medical cannabis and social acceptance in the United States, the United Kingdom also seems to be on the brink of legalizing the medicinal use of marijuana on a national level.  The much-needed discussion has been reinvigorated in Parliament after members of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Reform released a […]

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Buy Photo Ida Chinonis of Grand Blanc and her daughter Bella, 7, were at the Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, hoping to see the Legislature pass a package of bills that would legalize a cannabis oil Bella takes to control seizures.(Photo: Paul Egan/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo LANSING — The state House today gave final approval to a package […]

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Tony Bower of Mullaways Medical Cannabis cultivating marijuna for his tincture. Photo Facebook/Tony Bower Update, 5:45pm: A spokesperson for the Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Innovation, which is overseeing the NSW Government-funded clinical trials, has denied Mullaways Medical Cannabis Pty Ltd ‘is involved in trials in any capacity.’ The northern NSW-based head of Mullaways Medical Cannabis, […]

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Activation of the cannabinoid receptors, which is done naturally through the consumption of cannabis, is a promising treatment option of cardiac fibrosis. This is according to a study published this week by the journal Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, and published online by the National Institute of Health. “Myocardial interstitial fibrosis is a major histologic landmark […]

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AP A new study from the University of Washington School of Law outlines concerns they have for accidental ingestion of infused edibles by children. The project is part of the school’s cannabis law and policy project, and it identifies best practices when it comes to edibles and kids, like smell, taste, and shapes. The findings come […]

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Japan’s Osaka University has identified small but significant part of brain It’s the pathway that builds, strengthens circuits for short-term memory They saw that, to streamline useful information, the brain destroys unnecessary projections – by releasing cannabinoids Cannabinoids are the active agent that gives weed its ‘high’ quality The team found smoking weed has same […]

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The American Legion wants the United States government to get serious, once and for all, about removing the cannabis plant from the confines of its Schedule I classification. Earlier last week, the Legion passed a resolution at its annual convention aimed at persuading congressional powers to reschedule marijuana to a classification that will bring about […]

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B.C. researchers are launching the country’s first large-scale clinical trial on marijuana as a treatment for a mental health condition, testing whether pot can ease the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Zach Walsh, a clinical psychologist at the University of B.C.’s Okanagan campus, is leading the study, which will put the anecdotal experiences of combat veterans to the […]

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With the legalization of medicinal and medical marijuana being passed in state after state, public perception of the plant is evolving. More and more people are allowed access across the country to experience cannabis for themselves, and with this exposure, more people now than ever before think that marijuana is harmless. The Study The journal Lancet […]

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