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‘It Is Not a Major Public Health Hazard’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

We’ve got hysteria over “scromiting,” another debunking of the gateway drug theory, support for legal cannabis in Ireland, reciprocity hypocrisy, and more.

Across State Lines: One Medical Cannabis Refugee’s Journey to Colorado and Back

Barry Lauder was diagnosed with MS in his mid-twenties. He sought Colorado's medical cannabis to ease his symptoms and ultimately change his perspective.

Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?)

‘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.

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