Via CBC: Federal gov’t announces $24.5M in cannabis research grants “For too long many people have based their medical use of cannabis on anecdotal evidence, and frankly that’s not good enough.” The money will fund 26 projects, three of which will be undertaken in Calgary, where researchers will study: Cannabinoid
IRVINE, CA, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, has entered into a new Research Collaboration Agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. to investigate the potential use of a proprietary extract from the Justicia
Excellent article from Green State Report by Amanda Bartlett. It’s an interview with a cannabis DNA expert, Dr. Alisha Holloway, and took place at San Francisco’s very own Exploratorium, which held one of its popular AfterDark events about cannabis. Here are a few bits from this in-depth article, with links
A study published in Frontiers in Public Health looks at the connection between cannabis use and exercise behavior in states within the U.S. that have legalized cannabis use. Specifically, the University of Colorado Boulder study looked at adult usage and the relationship to regular exercise and positive attitudes about exercise.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is spearheading an initiative to decriminalize possession of drugs in the city. This would be a first for a major United States city and may indicate other cities will also adopt this stance. DA Krasner says that possession is different than dealing illicit substances. In
This just in via the Daily Bruin — an update on the efforts of the UCLA-based Cannabis Research Initiative: As marijuana becomes increasingly popular in Los Angeles, UCLA researchers are studying the drug’s potential benefits and risks. Jeffrey Chen, the executive director of the Cannabis Research Initiative, said the initiative
CDB products that are for pet wellness are becoming increasingly common and popular among consumers in the United States. The Wall Street Journal just published a piece, called “A Little CBD to Take the Edge Off—For Your Pet?” focused on products for our beloved animals that are made with hemp-derived
The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) — established in 2003 as part of the United States Department of the Treasury — has just released a policy report on beverages that are infused with hemp-derived components, such as CBD, via its latest Industry Circle publication. This clarified