Cannabis
One in 7 Washington State drivers with children in the car recently used marijuana  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 minutes
According to a roadside survey conducted in Washington State, 14.1% of drivers with children in the car -- nearly one... more
Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients... more
Many cancer patients use marijuana and prescription opioids, study reveals  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. more
Marijuana users weigh less compared to non-users  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don't. more
Try these tasty CBD gummies for just $30!  Windows Central · 4 days
CBD has blown up in popularity lately. The hemp-derived supplement is still being researched to discover it's best uses but early studies have suggested that CBD is great for treating anxiety, chronic... more
Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago  THE VERGE · 5 days
It’s difficult to remember a time when online media wasn’t arranged largely around memetic cultural events. On any given April 20th in recent years,... more
Meet the smart vapes: App-enabled vaporizers seek to cash in on cannabis - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Wondering what the world of weed tech will look like if legalized marijuana continues to gather steam? SIlicon Valley is... more
Marijuana tech is evolving video - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The marijuana industry is modernizing. With on-demand delivery from Eaze and the ultimate dabbing machine, the Switch by Dr.Dabber. Even vaporizers like the G Pen Gio and DaVinci IQ are catering to consumers' needs. more
Weed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alums - CNET  CNET · 5 days
The newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley... more
US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal... more
Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
New evidence suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don't. The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the... more
Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain  THE VERGE · 6 days
This year, April 20th feels different. Marijuana enthusiasts have long celebrated 4/20, but now that businesses are seeing... more
Carl's Jr. stirs the pot with CBD burger on 4/20 - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The Rocky Mountain High Cheese Burger Delight has some truly special sauce. more
US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows  ABC NEWS · 6 days
April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party more
Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows  ABC NEWS · 6 days
April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party more
VCs bet on cannabis vaping, ED meds and mobile fertility clinics  TechCrunch · 7 days
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
Georgia Gov. Kemp signs medical marijuana bill  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law a bill that would allow certain patients to access a low-potency cannabis oil they can already legally use more
CBD could help slip medications into the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, is being touted as beneficial for many health conditions, ranging from anxiety to epilepsy. more
Cannabidiol could help deliver medications to the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, is being touted as beneficial for many health conditions, ranging from anxiety to epilepsy. Although much more research is needed to verify these claims, scientists... more
Marijuana legalization – a rare issue where women are more conservative than men  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Surveys show that on issue after issue, women are more liberal than men, save for one: Men are more likely than women... more
Cannabis users could be more tolerant to anesthesia agents  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from Colorado have found that people who regularly use cannabis are more likely to be tolerant to anesthetic agents and may require higher doses to achieve same effects as... more
Regular cannabis users require up to 220% higher dosage for sedation in medical procedures  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers in Colorado examined medical records of 250 patients who received endoscopic procedures after 2012, when the state legalized recreational... more
Chilly reception for marijuana tycoon game shows games industry’s backwards stance on drugs  TechCrunch · 1 week
Intense and graphic violence is something we've come to simply expect from games, but sexual and other adult themes are still largely... more
Nebraska's tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Nebraska's conservative lawmakers are again expected to reject a measure calling for highly regulated medical marijuana, but that likely won't end of the issue more
Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The marijuana extract CBD is turning up in cosmetics, foods and supplements, but the science and legal status around the compound remains hazy more
Mainstream retailers embrace marijuana's less taboo cousin  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Retailers take advantage of booming CBD industry even as legal status and health benefits of a compound derived from hemp and marijuana remain murky more
Mainstream retailers embrace CBD despite murky status  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Retailers are taking advantage of the booming CBD industry even as its legal status and health benefits remain murky more
Medical News Today: How marijuana affects the body  MNT · 2 weeks
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here. more
How marijuana affects the body  MNT · 2 weeks
Marijuana has several potential physical and psychological effects on the body, such as lung irritation and increased appetite. Learn more about the effects of marijuana on the body here. more
Is Hemp the key to a sustainable future?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hemp is one of the most versatile and sustainable plants on the planet—and with Mirreco's new harvesting machine, its many uses could go mainstream. more
Alcohol, Cannabis and Other Drugs: A Pharmacological Evaluation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Understanding the interactions between alcohol and cannabis can provide researchers, clinicians and other HCPs with important information on the severity of their side effects. more
Don't Believe the Hemp: UHPLC Analysis of Hemp Seed Oils  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Despite the popularity of hemp seed oil products, there are currently no standardized analysis techniques. To this end, researchers have been exploring the use of HPLC-MS for cannabinoid... more
Combining opioids and marijuana may be advantageous for pain sufferers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report combining cannabinoids with morphine did not significantly increase impulsivity or memory impairment in a study conducted in rhesus monkeys. The findings suggest using opioids and marijuana... more
Marijuana for morning sickness? It's not great for baby's brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
With a growing number of states legalizing recreational or medical marijuana, more women are using the drug during pregnancy, in part due to its reported ability to relieve... more
Same-sex couple sues over misguided 'Operation Candy Crush'  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A same-sex couple arrested during a misguided crackdown on lawful CBD oil products in Tennessee is suing their county more
Online cannabis oils contain dangerous amounts of psychoactive THC  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have published a review in the BMJ which calls for more research and regulations surrounding CBD oils offered by online sellers, after it was found that most contain the... more
Clinical review offers advice for doctors in prescribing cannabinoids for certain conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A clinical review, published today for the BMJ, provides new interim advice for doctors and clinicians in prescribing cannabis-based products and cannabinoids to treat... more
Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public health... more
Daily cannabis use significantly higher among individuals with serious psychological distress  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Daily cannabis use increased significantly from 2008 to 2016 among those with and without past-month serious psychological distress and use among those with SPD was persistently... more
Guam legalizes recreational use of marijuana  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The governor of Guam has signed into law a bill that legalizes the recreational use of marijuana on the U.S. island territory more
Cannabis banking reform is smart, necessary and politically viable  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Pressure is steadily mounting on U.S. lawmakers to implement comprehensive cannabis banking reform at the federal level, and that pressure is coming from all directions. more
Lawmakers bring back bills protecting state cannabis rules  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that would ensure states have the right to enact their own marijuana policies within their borders more
Some legal immigrants in marijuana jobs denied citizenship  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Colorado officials are warning legal immigrants that working in the state's marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, and lawyers say two people were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs more
Severe psychological distress and daily cannabis use: Implications for mental health?  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Daily cannabis use increased significantly from 2008 to 2016 among those with and without past-month serious psychological distress (SPD) and use among those with SPD was... more
Legal immigrants in pot industry fret over citizenship bids  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Officials are warning legal immigrants that working in Colorado's marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, and lawyers say two people were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs more
CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
US regulators exploring ways CBD could be used legally in foods and dietary supplements more
US regulators exploring ways CBD products could be legal  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
US regulators exploring ways CBD could be used legally in foods and dietary supplements more
US regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
US regulators plan public hearing on CBD as the cannabis compound grows in popularity more
Medical News Today: Can CBD help treat depression?  MNT · 3 weeks
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It is gaining popularity as a natural treatment for many mental health conditions, including depression. Learn more about CBD for... more
LA to tap tech to wipe out up to 50,000 old pot convictions  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Los Angeles-area prosecutors are joining other counties to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 50,000 old marijuana convictions more
Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for US police  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Police officers who encounter huge shipments of state-certified hemp on America's highways are facing a quandary: They can't tell if the plants they're seeing are hemp or marijuana. more
Marijuana use during pregnancy may increase psychosis risk in offspring  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Pregnant women who use cannabis may slightly increase the risk their unborn child will develop psychosis later in life, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis. more
Clinical trial examines medicinal cannabis as potential treatment for severe Tourette syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A pioneering clinical trial investigating medicinal cannabis as a potential treatment for people living with severe Tourette syndrome will be conducted by Wesley Medical... more
The CBD boom is way ahead of the science  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
As CBD-laced foods and health products gain popularity, researchers are just beginning to fill the gaping holes in knowledge about this cannabis molecule’s benefits. more
Discovery of life-extension pathway in worms demonstrates new way to study aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
An enzyme-blocking molecule can extend the lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms by as much as 45 percent, largely by modulating a cannabinoid biological pathway,... more
Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Legislators believe that the passage of cannabis access laws will play a significant role in addressing the ongoing opioid crisis. more
Discovery of life-extension pathway in worms demonstrates new way to study aging  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An enzyme-blocking molecule can extend the lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms by as much as 45 percent, largely by modulating a cannabinoid biological pathway,... more
People with and without cancer use different dosages of cannabis formulations, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
People with and without cancer are more likely, over time, to use a more potent form of medical marijuana with increasingly higher... more
Rise in cannabis use among Canadian youth preceded legalization  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada. more
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