New York-based cannabis investor Bob Broderick has announced a $9 million donation to MIT and Harvard for researching the cannabis plant.
Canadian police have reported no significant changes in the number of cannabis-related impaired driving crimes post legalization, the Canadian Press reports. However, police say it is too early to release hard data on the issue.
In some U.S. counties, more than 40 percent of all arrests are for marijuana possession
A study, published in the Journal of Oncology Practice, has found that cancer patients enrolled in the Minnesota medical cannabis program showed an improvement in symptoms, like pain and nausea, after consuming medical marijuana for four months.
Under decriminalization rules passed April 1, adults in Israel will no longer be prosecuted for simple home growing and low-level cannabis possession.Full story after the jump.
The investment will span five years and will cover applications for basic science, clinical, health services, and policy cannabis research.
According to a survey from High Yield Insights, about 40 percent of adults 21-and-older are interested in using CBD “under the right conditions.” The majority of those that indicated willingness in trying CBD were 35-and-older (64 percent), female (56 percent), with some college experience (79 percent).
Pain, when used as an umbrella term, is more vast than the Pacific Ocean. Using CBD to treat pain can be effective only under the pretense that the type of pain is well-understood and properly diagnosed.
People in Colorado still remember John Hickenlooper’s crack after the state legalized marijuana, a move he opposed: “Don’t break out the Cheetos or Goldfish too quickly.” But Mr. Hickenlooper, the governor at the time of the 2012 initiative allowing recreational use of cannabis, eventually changed his mind. He acknowledged that fears of increased use by children did not materialize, and he boasted of the tax revenues for social programs that regulated sales delivered.
Many misinformed people wrongfully associate synthetic cannabis with the actual plant, and today we’re going to discuss why the two are extremely different.