The world is watching as California comes into the main fold this next year with a full adult legalization policy. The enormity of the market, matched with global regional brand recognition, and California’s propensity for bureaucracy make an interesting confluence for cannabis.
Medical Professionals Brace for Cannabis Prep for Public Effects of Legal Recreational Pot Written by Kelsey Brugger
A group of about 30 law enforcement, medical, and treatment professionals met behind closed doors Wednesday at Cottage Hospital to brace for the full legalization of cannabis.
Colorado official endorses Canada’s delayed approach on legalizing marijuana edibles Written by Brian Platt
Canadian government officials have said they intend to eventually allow edibles, but for now will only allow the smokable products
Neuroscientists have found that cannabidiol reduces symptoms such as impaired memory in adolescent mice simultaneously exposed to THC…
Extreme Sports And Pot – Do Dirt Bikers Sustain the Congruency? Written by Words by S. Brook Reed Interviews by C. C. Willis
Extreme sports participants require melon-sized balls. Like motocross, surfing and snowboarding carve the unforgiving perimeters of sanity with freeform extremities.
Cannabis May Be More Effective at Reducing Anxiety than Traditional Medication, New Study Finds Written by Chris Moore
The more research is done on cannabis, the more possibilities are discovered for medical uses of the drug. A new research study exploring the interaction of cannabis use and stress has found that chronic cannabis users have a “blunted” response to stress. This research, although not entirely conclusive, may be the first step towards creating a cannabinoid-based anxiety medication.
This month the medical marijuana industry announced its first ever conference in the UK. Paul Millar argues Labour should now get behind patients on the issue.
Research into the potential medical uses of marijuana compounds continues apace. Among the most recent, a study delved into why marijuana is an effective stress reducer. While not conclusive on their own, the results contribute to a longer-term possibility – that marijuana compounds may turn out to be more effective and safer in alleviating anxiety than prescription anxiety meds.
British cannabis-derived medicines company GW Pharma is planning to gear up its plant growing and processing operations in the UK over the next year.
Despite cannabis’ history in folk pharmacopoeias, clinical studies of its medicinal impact remain limited in many areas. Based on some promising early results, researchers are now calling for a closer look at its applications for certain mental health conditions