The study, published in the journal Cancer by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, analyzed data over a span of four years and found that reports of marijuana use peaked at 9% for cancer patients, compared to 14% among people with no cancer history. This paper drew on data collected between 2013 and Read more about Study: Cancer patients use less marijuana than general public[…]
Lawmakers are urging Gov. Cuomo to approve an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program so that patients don’t end up buying on the black market. The legislators contend patients authorized by doctors for the medical marijuana program should be able to acquire pot in whole flower form. The medical dispensaries across the state have Read more about NY Lawmakers: Medical marijuana fixes snarled by Cuomo’s office[…]
New York is poised to loosen restrictions on its medical marijuana program by letting patients smoke the drug, grow it at home and use it to treat any condition. Those changes are part of a new law signed March 31 by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that legalizes recreational use of marijuana by adults and expands the Read more about New York’s boost for medical marijuana[…]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced pieces of legislation that detail aspects of and add to the state’s proposal for adult-use recreational marijuana. Three new amendments to the proposed legalization would enable delivery services, adjust criminal charges related to black market sales, and detail how funds generated by new taxes are distributed.
Using low-dose CBD may not impair how well you drive, but other strains of cannabis could affect your performance differently, according to a new study. Drivers’ lane weaving was no different after taking placebo or CBD only, indicating that CBD, as it was given in the study, ”did not impair driving.”
Would you smoke cannabis if it meant you might consume less alcohol, tobacco, or prescription drugs? A recent study examining a group of patients adds evidence to the idea that marijuana is an “exit” drug rather than a gateway drug.
Delta 8-THC is not as well-known as Delta 9-THC, the main type of THC in cannabis. It’s also not as well-known as CBD – but Delta 8-THC could provide its own powerful benefits. As research on Delta 8-THC continues, we’re learning more about the cannabinoid and how it works.
A chemical in marijuana may be able to help prevent colon cancer, according to a new study from University of South Carolina researchers. The study found that mice injected with THC and a cancer-causing chemical did not develop cancer. Mice in a control group were injected with the carcinogen but no THC, causing them to Read more about Study: Cannabis may help prevent colon cancer[…]
The new reforms will lower the price of medical cannabis and removes CBD from a list of banned substances. Israel currently allows medical use of cannabis, yet recreational use remains illegal.
The “father of cannabis research,” revealed his latest discovery, cannabidiolic acid methyl ester (EPM301), causing a wave of excitement around the future of medicinal cannabis. The compound in question was presented in partnership with EPM, a biotechn company that aims to bridge the gap between the cannabis and pharmaceutical industries.