Cannabis industry facing diversity and inclusion challenges, as many have warned once big money and legalization flow into the industry. This just in from Bloomberg Businessweek: These days, however, the industry is increasingly dominated by men. The influx of venture money and Wall Street dollars, in addition to the rise
On June 27, 2019, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) co-sponsored the Cannabidiol and Marijuana Research Expansion Act. Backed by the American Medical Association (AMA), this bipartisan bill helps bolster scientific research into marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD), one of active compounds in the cannabis plant.
Via Glacier Hub: Evidence of marijuana use is scattered throughout the archaeological record of human civilization. Residue from most of those excavation sites indicates that the cannabis used by ancient humans was of too low potency to make any determination about its cultivation. This finding has led archaeologists to conclude
Via the London Free Press: Neuroscientist Steven Laviolette and post-doctoral fellow Christopher Norris from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry mapped how different regions of the brain produce significantly different reactions to marijuana use. The research shows some pot users experience highly rewarding effects, which could lead to dependence,
Via CNN Business San Francisco: San Francisco (CNN Business)Bruce Linton, founder and co-CEO of Canopy Growth, seemed unfazed last month when his company’s stock sunk after a poor financial showing. Now he’s out of a job. Linton heralded Canopy’s potential, telling CNN Business last week that his firm — the
Via Marketwatch: Cannabis use among Baby Boomer Americans is increasing. Older adults want more education, more research and greater openness with their health-care providers about using medical marijuana, according to a qualitative study of older cannabis users and non-users in 15 Colorado cities. What’s more, some participants in the 17
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