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Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace: Easy to Discuss, Difficult to Detect

Questions abound, but conclusive answers about how best to determine real-time cannabis impairment remain elusive.

Is Drug Testing Negatively Impacting America’s Workforce?

Many companies in legal states still require pre-hire drug testing and regular screenings throughout employment. Does this policy adversely impact the United States workforce?

How Cannabis Is Used for Nausea and Vomiting Relief

Get a glimpse at the science of cannabinoids found in cannabis to better understand why it works to suppress nausea and vomiting.

Nearly Half of All Americans Have Tried Cannabis, Poll Finds

A new Gallup poll found that 45% of Americans have tried cannabis at least once, the highest percentage since Gallup began asking the question in 1969.

Ontario Unions Lead the Way for Employer Coverage of Medical Cannabis

Ontario Public Service Employees Union is among a growing number of employers providing coverage of medical cannabis.

Marijuana Stigma Hurts Doctor–Patient Relationship, Study Says

The fear of being labeled a "stoner" can make some patients leave painful symptoms untreated. Others may avoid the doctor entirely.

Leafly Investigation: Why Are CBD Prices So Confusing?

Some companies offer CBD at 5 cents per milligram. Others charge ten times as much. Joe Dolce clears up the pricing confusion.

Confirmed: Canadian Cannabis Patients Love Their (Imperiled) Dispensaries

According to a new study by the University of British Columbia, Canada's imperiled dispensaries are beloved fixtures in the lives of medical marijuana patients, many of whom prefer procuring their medicine from such unlicensed dispensaries rather than taking the legal mail-order route.

Is CBD the Next Big Thing for Acne?

Clinical trials in Australia are preparing to test whether synthetic cannabidiol (CBD) could help reduce zits and blackheads.

Four Takeaways From Canada’s ‘Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines’

Last week a coalition of Canadian health agencies released their “Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines.” Here’s a quartet of pertinent takeaways.

Vast Majority of Pain Patients Prefer Cannabis to Opioids, Study Finds

A new survey found that nearly all respondents said they could reduce their opioid consumption after adding cannabis to their treatment regimen.

Ontario Dogs to Remain CBD-Free

Health Canada has confirmed that Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations do not apply to veterinarians or their animal patients.

Oregon Researchers Find More College Students Consuming Cannabis Since Legalization

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that university students are consuming more cannabis since legalization commenced two years ago.

How to Keep a Cannabis Strain Health and Wellness Journal

Whether you're using cannabis medically, for wellness, or for fun, keeping a strain journal can help maximize the herb's benefits. Here's how to do it.

What Is a ‘Weed Hangover’ and Why Does It Happen?

Learn more about the “weed hangover,” including studies on the topic, the symptoms associated with it, and how to alleviate the effects of one.

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