Cannabis
Need a legal pot shop in California? Grab your smartphone  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
California is trying a new strategy to cut into the state's huge illegal marijuana market more
Cannabis use disorder more common in adults with pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A new study published in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry reports that the use of cannabis for non-medical indications is much more common in adults who have pain than... more
Study: Non-medical cannabis use is more common in adults suffering from pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons found that non-medical cannabis use--including frequent or problematic use--is significantly... more
Legalization and retail availability in Oregon linked to higher levels of adolescent marijuana use  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New research from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation suggests that legalization and greater... more
Medicinal cannabis may not alleviate sleep problems over the long term  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent users might build up tolerance to its sleep-inducing... more
Alarming link between marijuana and increased heart risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Marijuana use is rising steadily across the US as more and more states enact laws making it a legal recreational and medicinal agent. However, a new study underlines the fact that this... more
Cannabis exposure during pregnancy has measurable impact on placental and fetal growth  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study from researchers at Western University and Queen's University definitively shows that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis,... more
Advocates' hopes high as Kansas heads for medical pot debate  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Kansas lawmakers expect this year to have their most serious debate so far on medical marijuana more
Medical News Today: What is the correct dosage of CBD?  MNT · 1 week
Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many different forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages of CBD vary depending on its form and usage. Learn more here. more
Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study has definitively shown that regular exposure to THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, during pregnancy has significant impact on placental and fetal development. more
Focus on opioids and cannabis in chronic pain media coverage  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New Zealand media reports on chronic pain are focusing on treatments involving opioids and cannabis at the expense of best practice non-drug treatments, researchers have found. more
Vaping marijuana linked to lung injuries warns CDC  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one sixth of patients who use e cigarettes containing marijuana are at a risk of lung injuries. These... more
Impaired driving -- even once the high wears off  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have discovered that recreational marijuana use affects driving ability even when users are not intoxicated. Cannabis users had more accidents, drove at higher speeds, and drove through more red... more
Cannabinoids can alleviate some symptoms of endometriosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Initial results from treating endometriosis in mice with cannabinoids suggest they can alleviate some symptoms of the disease, according to a new study in the open-access journal eLife. more
Researchers identify how marijuana accelerates growth of HPV-related head and neck cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers have identified the molecular mechanism activated by the presence of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - the ingredient... more
Research could help explain why some people use marijuana when stressed or anxious  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between... more
High anxiety: Proposed US hemp rules worry industry  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers... more
High anxiety: Proposed US hemp rules worry industry  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Hemp was ushered in as a federally legal agricultural crop under the groundbreaking 2018 Farm Bill more
Study examines the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and... more
Marijuana detected in homicide victims nearly doubles  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers assessed the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims and found that the prevalence of marijuana almost doubled, increasing from 22 percent in 2004 to 42 percent in 2016. Alternately,... more
Physicians and the public should be aware of several risks related to cannabis edibles  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
With the recent legalization of cannabis edibles in Canada, physicians and the public must be aware of the novel risks... more
New sweat test could help detect a person’s marijuana-use  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Forensic chemist Jan Halámek is proving that our own perspiration not only gives away how drunk we are – but if we are high, too. more
Medical News Today: Specialists warn about risks of cannabis edibles  MNT · 3 weeks
As cannabis edibles become legal in more countries, specialists caution potential users and their physicians about the associated risks. more
Forensic chemist detects marijuana-use based on sweat test  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Forensic chemist Jan Halámek is proving that our own perspiration not only gives away how drunk we are—but if we are high, too. more
Thailand launches full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Thailand has opened its first two full-time clinics dispensing cannabis oil for medical treatment more
‘Grade A’ all-American pot: The next big export?  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In a large warehouse, LivWell Enlightened Health feeds its cloned cannabis plants a custom blend of nutrients, sprays them with filtered water and pumps extra carbon dioxide into the air. more
Illinois governor clears thousands of marijuana convictions  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Illinois' governor has granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions, one day before the state's new law permitting broad use and sale of cannabis takes effect more
Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Illinois and Michigan are the only Midwest states allowing sale and use of pot. more
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