Recreational cannabis legalization is on Canada’s horizon and as a means of understanding pre- and post-legalization markets, Statistics Canada has been analyzing historical data to get a sense of what the future of legal cannabis may hold for the country and if its most recent report is any indication, Canadian cannabis consumers are ready to open their wallets when it comes to cannabis.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Battelle announced today that it was awarded a Schedule I Researcher license by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), paving the way for the leading research and development organization to conduct marijuana research with human subjects.
On June 20, 2017, Battelle, an Ohio-based non-profit research and development organization that has studied tobacco for the past 50 years, announced that it would be expanding its research efforts to include marijuana and opioids.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Battelle announced today the expansion of its public health research center beyond tobacco to include research on the physical and behavioral effects of other substances, notably marijuana and opioids.
In an attempt to gain a foothold in Massachusetts’ burgeoning recreational marijuana industry, the tobacco industry wants marijuana producers to distribute their products through its members.
A new study from the United Kingdom has revealed academically high-achieving students are two times as likely to smoke marijuana during their teen years. The nine-year study of 6,059 school children was conducted by researchers at University College London. The study was published in the medical journal BMJ Open.
U.S. estimates by investment bank Cowen and Company suggest cannabis sales will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 23% over the next decade to US$50 billion. In Canada, it’s estimated that 5.2 million Canadians will consume legalized pot annually by 2021.
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.
Declining tobacco use could soon intersect with a steady uptick in the smoking and consumption of another leafy drug – marijuana.
In the last few years, with the advent of more portable personal vaporizers, “vaping” has become immensely popular, especially among teens.
A new study has suggested that alcohol is riskier than pretty much all other illicit drugs, and as readers of MJINews might have guessed, marijuana has the least risk, by a long shot.
Cannabis stocks were pretty quiet today. A few announcements came out about companies looking to expand their product lines. We encourage companies to adapt and respond to market demands, but always watch for “me too” or trend hopping.
Lead author Louisa Degenhardt, of the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and several other authors from around the globe, collaborated in a study of trans-border trends in substance use and abuse, drawing on data from the WHO. Males are more likely than females to have used drugs: younger people more likely than older people; and the male-female gap is smaller in the younger age cohorts than in the older.
Altria Group, Inc., in case the name is unfamiliar, is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, America’s largest tobacco producer. Rumors have circulated for years that “Big Tobacco” is poised to play in the cannabis industry … .