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DEA Wants Feds to Grow Almost 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana Next Year

DEA Wants Feds to Grow Almost 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana Next Year

DEA Wants Feds to Grow Almost 1,000 Pounds of Marijuana Next Year

443,680 grams. That’s how much marijuana the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) wants federally-licensed researchers to grow for use in scientific studies in 2018.

CannaTech UK

CannaTech UK: First Medial Cannabis Conference in the UK October 25-26, 2017 The Old Truman Brewery, London Session & Journalist Registration Information

TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative researchers and scientists, pharma experts, regulators, investors, and entrepreneurs will share their knowledge about the burgeoning medical cannabis industry at CannaTech UK, Britain’s first-ever international Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation curated specifically for the UK and European markets.

International Cannabinoid Research Society Heading to Jerusalem in 2021

International Cannabinoid Research Society Heading to Jerusalem in 2021

Cannabis scientists may want to start planning for a trip to the Holy Land. The International Cannabinoid Research Society, the longest running scientific society focused on cannabis research, has picked Jerusalem for the site of its annual International Symposium on the Cannabinoids in 2021.

Study: Only 55% of Dispensary Staff Members Receive Formal Training

Study: Only 55% of Dispensary Staff Members Receive Formal Training

On Dec. 9, 2016, the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research announced the results of a recent study of dispensary staff, with only 55% of dispensary staff reporting that they had received formal training to dispense cannabis to consumers.

Canadian Marijuana Task Force Announces Report Completion

Canadian Marijuana Task Force Announces Report Completion

On Nov. 30, 2016, Anne McLellan and Dr. Mark Ware, the chair and vice chair of Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, announced that their task force had completed its work and would soon deliver its report to the government.

Review: MMJ Holds Potential in Treating Mental Health

Review: MMJ Holds Potential in Treating Mental Health

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.

CannaTech in Tel Aviv

International Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation Tel Aviv, March 7-8, 2016

TEL AVIV, Jan. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Innovative Israeli researchers and scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and skills to develop cutting edge expertise that will be on display at Israel’s first International Summit for Accelerating Cannabis Innovation.

UVM Cannabis Course

UVM Department of Pharmacology Teaching Science of Cannabis

On Nov. 17, 2015, the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine launched its course registration for the spring 2016 semester, which included a course titled “Medical Cannabis, Pharm-372.”

Mechoulam

Film Review: ‘The Scientist’ and Raphael Mechoulam’s Discovery of THC

“The Scientist,” released on July 29, 2015, and recently screened in the United States, is a documentary film about one of the most important modern medical pioneers in the field of cannabis research.


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