Legalization and retail availability in Oregon linked to higher levels of adolescent marijuana use

Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor) Jan 21 2020 New research from the Prevention Research Center of the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation suggests that legalization...

Medicinal cannabis may not alleviate sleep problems over the long term

Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor) Jan 20 2020 Medicinal cannabis might not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain over the long term, because frequent...

Alarming link between marijuana and increased heart risk

By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD Jan 20 2020 Marijuana use is rising steadily across the US as more and more states enact laws making it a legal...

Not All Terpenes Are Made Equal: Knowing the Difference

Terpenes are aromatic hydrocarbons that help make up the smell found in the essential oils of certain plants like cannabis. Ten years ago, the word meant nothing...

Russian Held in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh with 1.26 kg of Cannabis Worth...

New Delhi (Sputnik): In India, general cultivation, consumption or possession of cannabis, cocaine, and opium is prohibited under the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. However,...

Drug crimes cost Singapore S$1.23b in 2015, new study shows

SINGAPORE: Crimes involving or attributable to drugs in Singapore impose a high cost not only on drug abusers but also on their victims and society as a whole,...

Medical News Today: What is the correct dosage of CBD?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages vary depending on both its form and usage. There is little research,...

Cannabis exposure during pregnancy has measurable impact on placental and fetal growth

Reviewed by Kate Anderton, B.Sc. (Editor) Jan 17 2020 A new study from researchers at Western University and Queen's University definitively shows that regular exposure to THC,...

Marijuana Might Impair Driving Abilities Even After the High Wears Off

Drugs and driving don’t mix. But can weed affect your performance on the road even when you’re not high? Yes, says a new study published this week...

Cannabis Officials (and Data): Legal Vapes Aren’t Behind Lung Injuries

Earlier this week, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new study on “ vape-related lung injury ,” the still-mysterious, still not fully...

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