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BAS Research Aims to Perfect the Business of Medicinal Cannabis

With over four million dollars invested, BAS Research has gone to great lengths to welcome cannabis clients seeking testing, formulaic research, and high-grade oil for their products.

Cannabis Drug Could Extend Lives of Brain Cancer Patients, Study Finds

A new cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical has extended the lives of brain cancer patients in a clinical trial.

9 Reasons Israel Is the Capital of Cannabis Research

There are at least nine good reasons why the tiny country is filling the void left by other major powers.

Why Does Cannabis Slow Down Our Time Perception?

Scientific research explores how consuming cannabis can distort our perception of time. Learn why it can seem to make things slow down.

Utah Lawmakers Turn Timid on Medical Marijuana Plans

Utah lawmakers announced Friday that they're scaling back their push to expand the state's very limited medical marijuana law to more uses or ailments.

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment

Learn more about epilepsy, and explore some of the research that explains why cannabis works so well for treating the associated seizures.

Can Cannabis Chewing Gum Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Researchers in the Netherlands are set to test whether hemp-based CBD chewing gum can ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Here’s What the National Academy’s Medical Cannabis Report Actually Says

The report found that cannabis has legitimate medical applications, contradicting the federal government's hardline position.

No, Legalizing Cannabis Doesn’t Hurt Beer Sales

States that choose to legalize cannabis have seen no impact on alcohol sales, according to a new study from analysts at investment firm Bernstein. In some cases, beer sales have marginally gone up in states that have legalized.

Spanish Doctor Launches Cannabis Research Hub Amid Push for Reform

A new cannabis research observatory in Spain is giving patients hope for improved information about—and access to—cannabis.

4 Promising Cannabis Studies and Research from 2016

There were a lot of positive shifts in 2016 for the cannabis industry, including advances in research. Explore the most optimistic studies of the year.

Meet Lumir Hanus, Who Discovered the First Endocannabinoid

Leafly spoke with the scientist who first isolated what's sometimes called "the bliss molecule" about the future of cannabis research.

The Runner’s High and the Endocannabinoid System

We’ve all heard of the “runner’s high,” but what is it? Learn more about this post-workout sensation and how it relates to the endocannabinoid system.

Federal Report Finds Lowest Teen Cannabis Consumption Rate Since 1993

The results are the latest to refute arguments by cannabis opponents that legalization would lead to a higher rate of use among minors.

‘Marijuana Drains Brain Blood Flow, Boosts Alzheimer’s Risk’: Fake News or Flawed Study?

Learn about Dr. Daniel Amen’s recent study suggesting cannabis use increases Alzheimer’s risk, and find out how this study and claim may be misleading.

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