Cannabis
Psychoactive ingredient in marijuana may impair ability to produce viable embryos  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in... more
Teen marijuana use associated with insomnia later on  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Smoke a lot of weed as a teenager, and when you reach adulthood you'll be more likely to have trouble falling or staying asleep, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder... more
Scientists could soon develop saliva test for measuring cannabis levels in impaired drivers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
In the U.S., those who consume alcohol and drive are often subjected to roadside stops, breathalyzer tests and stiff penalties if their... more
Study sheds light on common adverse reactions to cannabis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Coughing fits, anxiety and paranoia are three of the most common adverse reactions to cannabis, according to a recent study by Washington State University researchers. more
Saliva test for cannabis could someday help identify impaired drivers  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the U.S., those who consume alcohol and drive are often subjected to roadside stops, breathalyzer tests and stiff penalties if their blood alcohol content exceeds certain limits.... more
New research sheds light on potentially negative effects of cannabis  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Coughing fits, anxiety and paranoia are three of the most common adverse reactions to cannabis, according to a recent study. more
Handy homogeniser for cannabis sample preparation  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The Chromatrap Spin Column Homogeniser from Porvair Sciences is gaining considerable interest from organizations preparing Cannabis samples for analysis of Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol. more
Legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
More than 90% of the legal marijuana products offered in medical dispensaries are much stronger than what clinical studies have shown that doctors recommend for chronic pain relief, according to a new... more
Study shows legal marijuana products too strong for pain relief  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Most legal marijuana products supplied to medical dispensaries are stronger than recommended for treatment of chronic pain. more
Accurate and informative labeling of CBD products is a critical public health issue  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The need for accurate and informative labeling of hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products is a critical public health issue. more
Mapping the cannabis genome to improve agriculture and human health  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Unlocking the full potential of cannabis for agriculture and human health will require a co-ordinated scientific effort to assemble and map the cannabis genome, says a just-published international... more
Mapping the cannabis genome to improve crops and health  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Unlocking the full potential of cannabis for agriculture and human health will require a co-ordinated scientific effort to assemble and map the cannabis genome, says a just-published international study led... more
Cannabis helps fight resistant bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Bacteria are increasingly becoming resistant to antibiotics. By combining antibiotics with the cannabis compound, cannabidiol, researchers have found a way to enhance the antibiotic effect. more
Vaporized cannabis increases drug-seeking behavior, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Rats with regular access to cannabis seek more of the substance and tend to show increased drug-seeking behavior when cannabis is absent. more
Cannabidiol helps fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Since the discovery of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming, antibiotics have saved millions of lives from fatal infections world-wide. However, with time bacteria have developed mechanisms to escape the effects of antibiotics - they have become... more
Using cannabinoids for management of acute pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new systematic review and meta-analysis showed a small but significant reduction in subjective pain scores for cannabinoid treatment compared to placebo in patients experiencing acute pain. more
Why is the tobacco industry supporting wider access to medical cannabis?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published in the BMJ reveals disturbing connections between organizations and groups that are lobbying for broader access to medical cannabis and those who... more
UCLA researcher awarded NIH grant to study pain-relieving effects of cannabis chemicals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Ziva Cooper, research director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, has been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and... more
Cannabinoid 1 receptor expression displays sexually dimorphic pattern in the mouse brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A major challenge in neuroscience lies in understanding how molecular and circuit differences in the brain synergistically contribute to sex differences in behavioral phenotypes.... more
Medical marijuana bills challenge Bible Belt politics  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics more
Hotels benefit from marijuana legalization, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Legalization of recreational marijuana may lead to increased hotel revenues, according to a Penn State researcher, who found that after legalizing marijuana, the City of Denver, Colorado, saw roughly $130 million in new hotel... more
Study looks at lung injury and vaping THC and vitamin E acetate  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The US has witnessed a spate of patients presenting with acute lung injury associated with e-cigarettes or vaping product use. A new study published... more
Foes push back against medical marijuana bill in Kentucky  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky have pushed back as the focus shifts to the Senate more
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