On Jan. 11, 2017, the Pew Research Center released the results of a national survey of law enforcement officers, finding that 68% of police officers think America’s marijuana laws need to be relaxed.
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As Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS) goes forward into 2017 with its stock, the company recently announced about its new drug facility in Nevada.
Marijuana is not likely to increase your risk of having a stroke. This is according to a new study published in the medical journal Stroke, which set out to find the link between early-onset stroke and the use of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana.
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, released a new 2016 North American cannabis market size estimate as well as projections for the market through 2021, while announcing the availability of presales of its 5th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report.
The course is designed for students in the field of medical administration, after they have completed one year of study at least.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Washington Legal Cannabis Market State Profile, which explores the recent significant changes to the state’s cannabis industry.
A new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that states that pass medical marijuana laws see an average 11 percent decrease in traffic fatalities.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Massachusetts Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.
Easing pain and improving quality of life for end of life patients — the focus of a groundbreaking medical marijuana study. The first of its kind in New England.
According to a survey released by the Ohio State Medical Board, only 30% of doctors in the state would be likely to recommend medical marijuana to patients with qualifying conditions.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access, a national nonprofit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to medical cannabis for therapeutic use and research, and TheAnswerPage, an international resource for providing accredited continuing medical education since 1998, launched the Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) program.
On Dec. 13, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced $2.35 million in grants to researchers who can help the state better understand the impacts of marijuana. Most of the grant money—$1.68 million—will go to two studies on marijuana use and driving.
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has awarded $2.35 million in grant funding for seven research studies to address potential public health and safety impacts of marijuana use.
As legalization continues to sweep through the United States, researchers are beginning to see a spike in marijuana use among older Americans. Most recently, a study published in the medical journal Addiction found that the baby-boomer generation is reporting higher rates of marijuana use than any other preceding generation.
SMITH FALLS, Ontario, Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Tweed Inc. (Tweed), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (Canopy Growth or the Company) (TSX: CGC) has received a Dealers Licence.
For the purpose of this column we consider three types of institutions: government, academic and corporate. They are the thought leaders, market leaders and mainstream actors from outside the industry that are stakeholders in the effects of an economic outcome.
Powerful Virginia Senate leader, Tommy Norment: It’s time to look at marijuana decriminalization.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Greengro Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK: GRNH), a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, announces today that it has purchased a 20 litre supercritical CO2 extraction machine for its all new turn key extraction labs.
BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — An analysis of retail sales by BDS Analystics since the rules took effect shows dramatic drops in sales in many dispensaries, and overall declines that threaten the economic health of businesses in the short-term.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Emerging Health Professions at Thomas Jefferson University has received a $3 million gift from Australian philanthropists, Barry and Joy Lambert, to support its Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Arizona Legal Cannabis Market State Profile along with the official Arcview Market Research market projection.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Arcview Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority has released its Florida Legal Cannabis Market State Profile.
A new study shows increased marijuana use among U.S. adults, especially among men, according to a Nov. 29, 2016, press release from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Researchers compared 2002 data with 2014 data and found 4 million more women and 6 million more men had used marijuana within the past year.
PUEBLO, Colo., Nov. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) at Colorado State University-Pueblo has finalized the awards for cannabis-related research that will be conducted on the campus in the coming year, using Pueblo County and state funding.
The university has received $220,000 for medical marijuana research and $50,000 for an impact study divided into three subsections. The $50,000 grant was finalized Monday.
On Nov. 22, 2016, Veterans Affairs Canada announced a new reimbursement policy for veterans using medical cannabis. While veterans can now be reimbursed for medical cannabis extracts, the daily reimbursement limit dropped from 10 grams to 3 grams.
OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In March 2016, the Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Kent Hehr, announced a review of VAC’s role in reimbursing Veterans for cannabis for medical purposes.
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”), a developer of cannabinoid-based therapies targeting a variety of different medical conditions and disorders, today announced that Jeffrey Friedland, a member of the Company’s Advisory Board, will be participating in Bloomberg Intelligence’s first cannabis-related event; Cannabis Trends & Legalization Implications.
A common critique of marijuana use is that the substance is a “gateway drug,” leading users toward a path of hard drug abuse and mental health issues; however, a new clinical review has challenged that assumption.
EVERGREEN, COLO., Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — ebbuTM, a leader in advanced cannabis research, has been awarded the 2016 Cannie Award for having the best New Product Launch of The Year.
A new poll reports that a majority of adults in Ireland want the country to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech) (AXIM), a world leader in hemp cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Application Serial Number 9,433,601.
A new study suggests marijuana use could contribute to a sudden temporary weakness of the heart muscle, according to CNN.com. The type of heart muscle weakness studied, called stress cardiomyopathy, often appears in people going through stress and grief following a break-up or the death of a loved one.
The Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, based at Humboldt State University, has launched the HIIMR Medical Cannabis Business Registry to capture data on California’s marijuana industry.
In an effort to help reduce the use of opioids among injured players, the NFL Players Association is actively studying medical marijuana as an alternative tool in pain management, as reported by The Washington Post.
Could cannabis be effectively treating PTSD? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing Dr. Sue Sisley to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to discuss her study on the use of medical cannabis in treating PTSD.
A new study has found that more than half of Americans will change their opinion on using marijuana depending on how tight or relaxed regulations are in their state.
The legal marijuana industry had a $2.39 billion impact on the state of Colorado in 2015. This is according to a new report released by the Marijuana Policy Group, an economic and market research firm based out of Denver.
Kids are not more likely to smoke pot in states where medical marijuana has been legalized, at least according to a new study. “There were only increases in marijuana use and in the perceived availability of marijuana use after the enactment of these laws among adults aged 26 and up,” study leader Dr. Silvia Martins said.
PUEBLO, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The individual considered by many as the “Father of Cannabis Research” will present the inaugural Mechoulam Lecture named in his honor as part of the 2017 Institute of Cannabis Research (ICR) Conference next April at Colorado State University-Pueblo.
NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — New research is providing a more detailed view into the structure of the human cannabinoid (CB1) receptor.
A talking point often used in the argument over the legalization of medical marijuana is that it will increase marijuana use among teens and young adults; however, according to a new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, that may not necessarily be true.
PETACH TIKVA, Israel, October 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP), (“OWC” or the “Company”) today announced that it has completed the development of a proprietary, cannabinoid-enriched sublingual tablet (the “Tablet”) for the administration of medical cannabis.
One of the most commonly touted benefits of marijuana is that it can help people sleep, but a new study conducted by Boston University seems to challenge that assumption.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Emerald Scientific, the host of the annual Emerald Conference, has announced its collaboration with Marijuana Business Daily to present the MJBizCon Science Symposium November 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
DENVER, Oct. 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc., one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced that it has closed on $3.2 million in equity financing to date under its Registered Offering, declared effective on August 11, 2016.
A lush field of cannabis growing on a secluded hilltop in central New York may look and smell like marijuana, but its myriad uses don’t include getting high.
On Sept. 28, 2016, the University of Mexico announced the Medical Cannabis Research Fund. Associate Professor Jacob Vigil in the Department of Psychology created the MCRF to aid medical cannabis research in social and biomedical sciences.
Reforms to the state’s medical marijuana program will allow Connecticut hospitals, universities, growers and dispensaries to conduct research into medical cannabis, supplementing the limited federal research available on the drug’s palliative effects. The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting research proposals Oct. 1. The move is part of a number of changes to the…
HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting applications for Medical Marijuana research proposals on October 1, 2016.