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Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and...
Brain research that featured at a recent conference suggests that the potential benefits and harms of marijuana or its compounds vary with age and disease.
Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders
Thailand's legislature has proposed legal amendments that would allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug
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Cannabis businesses and advocates are celebrating the forced resignation of famously anti-marijuana Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Stocks are up for...
A marijuana-like drug given to male rats during adolescence changed the structure of their brains.
In mice genetically programmed to develop Alzheimer's symptoms, those given a synthetic version of a chemical in marijuana retained normal memory function.
three states vote in favor of marijuana
Three states voted in favor of marijuana legalization in yesterday’s midterm elections. Voters in Utah and Missouri approved the drug for medical...
In recent years, cannabinoids -- the active chemicals in medical marijuana -- have been increasingly touted as a potential treatment for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Investigators have...
In recent years, cannabinoids--the active chemicals in medical marijuana-- have been increasingly touted as a potential treatment for a range of neurological and psychiatric disorders. In a Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology...
Research released today underscores both the dangers and the therapeutic promise of marijuana, revealing different effects across the lifespan. Marijuana exposure in the womb or during...
Adolescent marijuana use may alter how neurons function in brain areas engaged in decision-making, planning and self-control, according to researchers.
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government bans on pot research have created room for marijuana health hype
Research is promising, not definitive, but that hasn’t prevented companies from trying to cash in Continue reading…
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Ingesting cannabis can be a pleasant experience for people but for dogs and cats, it will almost certainly require a visit to...
Researchers have seen cognitive changes in the offspring of rats exposed to heavy amounts of cannabis. Their work is one of the rare studies to look at the effects of cannabis during...
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A study conducted by researchers at Washington State University has found changes in cognitive ability among the offspring of rats exposed to...
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Washington State University researchers have seen cognitive changes in the offspring of rats exposed to heavy amounts of cannabis. Their work is...
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A Drexel University-led research project aimed at studying the health and behavioral effects of medical marijuana use for young adults living in...
Cannabis-infused drinks. Burgers grown in laboratories. Entire meals in bottles. Consumers, retailers and farmers alike are hungry for the next generation of food, and investors are beginning to acquire the taste, too.
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A new study has shown that abstaining from cannabis or weed for just a month can result in improvement in memory and cognitive skills proving that weed can impair memory in the first place.
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A Faribault, Minn., man has admitted faking cancer and spending the money raised for medical bills on marijuana, liquor, video games and dart tournaments.
A new study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use resulted in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among adolescents...
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After just a week of not using pot, teens’ and young adults’ abilities to remember lists of words got better, a small study finds.
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When researchers convinced a group of young people to stop smoking pot, their cognition quickly improved. This adds to research warning against teen pot use, despite marijuana's growing acceptance.
An international team of researchers has found that sand flies have a strong preference for Cannabis sativa plants over all other plant choices. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of...
The biting bugs appear to be willing to take long flights to find a fix.
Couple says having cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property's value.
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Couple says having cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property's value.
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A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the budding U.S. marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a...
Sex differences in cannabis use are beginning to be explained with the aid of brain studies in animals and humans.
Getting behind the wheel after cannabis use is on the rise in the US, and THC, not alcohol, is now the most commonly detected intoxicant in US drivers. Detecting levels...
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In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists have delivered encouraging news for chronic pain sufferers by pinpointing the effective dose of marijuana plant extract cannabidiol (CBD) for safe pain relief without the typical...
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In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center and McGill University have...
Cannabinoids found in liverwort plants could spell relief for those suffering from chronic pain.
Researchers have for the first time investigated a substance found in liverwort that resembles THC. The psychoactive substance, which is consumed as a 'legal...
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Phytochemical studies on the liverwort Radula genus have previously identified the bibenzyl (–)-cis-perrottetinene (cis-PET), which structurally resembles (–)-9-trans-tetrahydrocannabinol (9-trans-THC) from Cannabis sativa...
In collaboration with colleagues from the ETH Zurich, researchers at the University of Bern, Switzerland, have for the first time investigated a...
Cannabis withdrawal syndrome is real and can have 'highly disabling' effects — especially psychologically — warn the authors of a new study.
Cannabis withdrawal syndrome is real and can have 'highly disabling' effects — especially psychologically — warn the authors of a new study.
A Utah lawmaker drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming ballot proposal that would legalize medical marijuana in the state
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In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to...
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As the number of Americans who regularly use cannabis has climbed, so too has the number of those experiencing cannabis withdrawal symptoms.
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Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals.
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Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals.
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Some Canadians are discovering smoking cannabis legally comes wrapped in a whole lot of plastic.
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11th World Stroke Congress brings together leading international stroke experts and an unparalleled scientific program covering epidemiology, prevention, acute care, rehabilitation and recovery in 100s of...
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Doctors, sports officials, or employers may request a urine drug screen to check if a person has recently used illegal or prescription drugs. Urine tests can detect many...
Correlation does not equal causation, but it's still worth paying attention to.
Canada is the second _ and by far the largest _ country to legalize and regulate the sale and use of marijuana by adults, but it almost certainly won't be...
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A long-time cannabis advocate says the legalization of recreational marijuana is a remarkable step forward, but many flaws remain in the law.
Hundreds of people lined up at 17 licensed marijuana stores in Alberta for the start of legal sales
U.S. officials say the legalization of marijuana in Canada has not prompted any changes in the flow of traffic at U.S.-Canada border crossings
Sales figures on the first morning under Canada's new legalized pot regime suggest there's considerable demand for cannabis products across the country
Sydney may soon undergo a transition from a monocentric city with sprawling suburbs radiating from one CBD, to a polycentric model—one marked by several sub-centres—according to a recent study led by a multidisciplinary team...
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The Oct. 17 launch of legal recreational cannabis in Canada brings many challenges. Retailers are now worrying about possible product shortages or web site glitches. Governments are still debating how to handle...
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And they're off: Canada starts legal marijuana sales and becomes world's largest national pot marketplace
meet your e dealer shopify confident its online tech can handle cannabis demand
If the rollout of legal recreational marijuana goes more-or-less smoothly this week, an Ottawa-based tech firm will be able to claim at least some...
campfires and cannabis parks canada says it s ok to smoke pot at campsites
Millions of visitors to Canada's national parks can add cannabis...
A woman who frequently ended up in the hospital with intense bouts of vomiting turned out to have a mysterious syndrome tied...
Over the past decade, hip-hop music has become a world-wide phenomenon and, in 2017, surpassed rock as the biggest music genre in the United...
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