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.
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Is marijuana unhealthy? In this video, Mic. the Vegan reviews over 20 studies on the topic to determine which myths and claims about marijuana’s harms and benefits are valid.
Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.
Institutions need information in order to make decisions. A big part of the information they need to measure and predict outcomes is in the data, but real information is the convergence of that data with sound analysis.
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.
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.
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.
DENVER, Sept. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Brian Reid, Ph.D., the Chief Science Officer at ebbuTM, has announced that he will be leading a new era of groundbreaking cannabis research, development, and formulations, through science inspired by the simple idea of making cannabis predictable, consistent, and reliable.
A new study reveals an increase in the number of U.S. adults using marijuana, according to an Aug. 31, 2016, report at CBSNews.com. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, was led by Dr. Wilson M. Comptom of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health.