Several studies have linked behavioral problems among young people to marijuana use. But what comes first—the chicken or the egg? According to new research published in the journal Addiction, cannabis consumption doesn’t cause adolescents to act out. “Cannabis use in adolescence does not appear to lead to greater conduct problems or association with cannabis‐using peers […]

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Several studies have linked behavioral problems among young people to marijuana use. But what comes first—the chicken or the egg? According to new research published in the journal Addiction, cannabis consumption doesn’t cause adolescents to act out. “Cannabis use in adolescence does not appear to lead to greater conduct problems or association with cannabis‐using peers […]

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Visit the Canopy Growth Corp Investor Dashboard and stay up to date with data-driven, fact based due diligence for active traders and investors. Cannabis leader has completed four federally legal shipments of cannabis to the United States to pursue advanced RD work with Battelle COLUMBUS, OH and SMITHS FALLS, ON, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ – Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and […]

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Cannabis and Related Books – Suggested Reading for Jólabókaflóð.©Sara Brittany Somerset Jólabókaflóð, or “Christmas/Yule Book Flood,” is an Icelandic holiday tradition comprising exchanging books with friends and loved ones on Christmas Eve, then spending the evening reading them aloud to one another, often while gathered in front of a cozy fireplace, or curled up in bed with […]

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With relaxed laws governing cannabis use in many U.S. states and localities, there is mixed and limited research on whether increasing legalization could lead to other unhealthy behaviors in addition to substance use disorders. Now, new research led by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania finds that cannabis use among teens […]

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Is the cost of legalized cannabis too high? According to one study commissioned by the Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University, the answer is yes. Hoping to understand the impact of cannabis legalization fully, the study examined publicly available data in the state of Colorado, highlighting nine areas of interest. Those areas include health, productivity, […]

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Marijuana’s ability to mitigate pain is well-established in scientific literature—and two new studies offer fresh evidence of how cannabis can be beneficial to patients suffering from different kinds of pain. 1. People who consume marijuana experience lower levels of pain and have higher pain tolerance compared to those who abstain. After recruiting 66 students (half […]

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Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do they reflect the Globe’s views on any subject area. Several studies have linked behavioral problems among young people to […]

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THC and CBD, bioactive substances produced by cannabis and sought by medical patients and recreational users, sprung to life thanks to ancient colonization of the plant’s genome by viruses, U of T researchers have found. The finding is only one of the insights revealed by the long-awaited cannabis genome map detailing gene arrangement on the […]

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Vaping 360 / Flickr Ask the average person about what they think about cannabis and the likelihood is you’ll get one a number of different responses. Some see it as some kind of stepping stone or gateway to serious drug abuse, while others view it as a harmless “bit of fun” to be enjoyed recreationally, much […]

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