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Schizophrenia May Lead to Cannabis Use, Not the Other Way Around

Researchers have long suspected a correlation -- but it turns out the illness may lead patients to self-medicate with cannabis.

What Are You Smoking? Episode 23: Gettin’ Scientific About Cannabis

Leafly's in-house neuroscientist Nick Jikomes joins the podcast for a conversation about what's happening in cannabis research today.

Study Finds Epilepsy Patients Feel Better After Daily CBD Regimen

Patients consumed CBD daily, dosed to their weight. More reported feeling better at the end of one year.

NIDA Study Finds Underage Cannabis Use Alters Brain Connectivity

Consumers who began after age 21 exhibited the same connectivity as non-consumers.

Study Finds Alcohol 10 Times Deadlier Than Cannabis on the Road

Researchers found drunk drivers 17.8 times more likely to cause a fatal crash than sober drivers. Cannabis-influenced drivers were 1.65 times more likely.

THCA Shows Promise for Huntington’s Disease, Study Finds

In animal studies, researchers found the THC precursor reduced inflammation and served as a neuroprotectant.

Sign Me Up: ASU to Pay Cannabis Patients to Try Various Strains

Are you a medical marijuana patient near Tempe, AZ? If so, Arizona State University has an opportunity for you.

Senate Stunner: Orrin Hatch Passionately Defends Medical Marijuana

His new bill pushes research, and his Senate floor speech was a shocking turnabout for a longtime prohibitionist.

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

The prestigious research university was all behind the PTSD study. Then NIDA's crappy 'research grade' cannabis arrived.