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‘There’s No Reason for It to Ever Have Been Made Illegal’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

This week the acting head of the DEA hung up his DARE jacket, politicians debated expanding medical marijuana research, Neil deGrasse Tyson weighed in on legalization, and more.

How Are Canadian Patients Using Medical Cannabis?

A new study led by medical cannabis provider Tilray shows how patients are working medical marijuana into their healthcare practices.

Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis? Toronto’s Unfounded Fears Underscore the Need for Regulation

Concern spiked after an August safety alert from London, ON suggested that fentanyl could be found in cannabis.

Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis: Forever Feared, Not Yet Found

Last week, police in London, Ontario, announced the discovery of fentanyl in the urine of cannabis consumers. What they haven't found is any fentanyl-laced cannabis, ever.

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.

CBD vs. THC: Why Is CBD Not Psychoactive?

Why is THC psychoactive and CBD is not? How can one cannabinoid alter the mind so profoundly, and the other seemingly not at all?

Fentanyl Maker Insys Is Running CBD Clinical Trials

Learn about clinical trials that Insys, maker of Fentanyl, is running to investigate the use of cannabis-based therapies for a variety of ailments.

CBD and the Brain: What Does It Do and What Is It Good For?

Learn the science behind cannabidiol (CBD) and the brain, and find out how it’s able to provide such a broad range of potential medical benefits.

CBD Week is Here

Get ready for CBD Week, a series of articles exploring how CBD works and its potential for treating disorders such as anxiety and addiction.

Is Cannabis Safe to Use During Pregnancy? New Study Clarifies Risks

Discover new insight on the long weighed question of cannabis safety during pregnancy from a recent review of various studies on the topic.

European Pet Owners Find Cannabis Can Benefit Their Furry Friends, Too

More and more Europeans are recognizing that cannabis can also work wonders for their friends on four legs — like Laborador retriever Nicholas.

Does Cannabis Interact With Antidepressants?

Find research on potential drug interactions between medical cannabis and antidepressants when both are used in a depression treatment plan.

Can CBD and THC in Cannabis be Used for Glaucoma Treatment?

Learn more about glaucoma, a common eye condition affecting over 3 million Americans, and if cannabis can be a potential treatment option.

Cannabis and Migraines: A Possible New Treatment Option?

Learn more about the symptoms of migraines, what causes them, how they’re treated, and how cannabis fares as a potential treatment option.

Does Smoking or Consuming Cannabis Cause Bad Breath?

Can smoking cannabis give you bad breath? If so, what are some ways to combat foul breath after hitting a joint or bong?

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