States with medical marijuana programs are beginning to open access to the drug for people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, under mounting pressure from veterans groups advocating marijuana as an alternative to opioids. “If you are a traumatized person, you will try anything,” Serge Chistov, financial partner to the Honest Marijuana Company eco-friendly cannabis growery, told The Daily Caller […]

MARQUETTE — Marijuana and other cannabis-based substances are classified in federal law as more dangerous than cocaine, amphetamines and most opioids, though the number of overdose deaths linked to marijuana are few, if any. According to a recent lecture at Northern Michigan University, cannabis has a surprising history — from its colonial roots and World […]

Legislation will permit national government to grow marijuana The Upper House gave final legislative approval on Wednesday to a bill legalising cannabis oil and other derivatives for medicinal use, permitting the national government to grow the plant for research and therapeutic purposes and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute […]

Marijuana use could be a predictor for relapse among women undergoing opioid addiction treatment, a Hamilton study has found. A research team from McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton recruited 777 participants from Canadian Addiction Treatment Centre sites across the province as part of an ongoing research file into the risk factors of addiction. […]

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By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Eighteen months after joining a study on using marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Johns Hopkins University has pulled out without enrolling any veterans, the latest setback for the long-awaited research. A Johns Hopkins spokeswoman said the university’s goals were no longer aligned with those of the administrator of […]

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A recent study conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has unmasked more than two-dozen genes that provide the cannabis plant it’s varied flavor profile. Published Thursday in the PLOS ONE journal, the study is part of an ongoing collaboration between researchers at UBC and Anandia Labs. Investigating the various genes responsible […]

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Argentinian lawmakers have passed a bill legalising the medicinal use of cannabis oil and allowing the federal government to grow the drug for therapeutic and research purposes. Parents of children with epilepsy pushed for legislators to introduce the bill and legalise cannabis production for medicinal use. Individuals who grew cannabis for personal use could face […]

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – One of two businesses licensed in Missouri to sell CBD oil used to treat patients with intractable epilepsy will be going out of business unless state lawmakers change the current law. Mitch Meyers, CEO of Beleaf, which grows cannabis plants to make the oil, said it cut production to about 10 […]

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