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The Biology of Cannabis vs. Opioids for Pain Relief

To fight the opioid epidemic, there needs to be a substitute that is more safe, effective, and accessible. How exactly does cannabis work to block pain?

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?

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.

Keep Canada’s Medical and Adult-Use Systems Separate, Researchers Say

As Canada works towards next year’s launch of an adult-use cannabis market, there are still some key regulatory issues to hammer out.

Does Closing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Increase Crime? Study Says Yes

While AG Jeff Sessions mulls over how to take down legal cannabis in the United States, a new study shows that closing medical dispensaries increases crime.

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.

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.

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.

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.

16 Years Later: What Happened After Portugal Decriminalized Drugs in 2001?

Portugal’s drug decriminalization has been in effect since 2001, so we looked at the stats to see what impact it’s had on their society.

Cannabis Study: How THC Affects Learning and Memory at Different Ages

A 2017 study looked at the impact of THC on memory in young vs. older mice. Learn more about the findings and what it could mean for future research.

Mixing Cannabis and Tobacco Could Hurt Heart Health, Improve Memory

A new research study from University College London is the first to examine how cannabis and tobacco interact together when mixed.

Cannabis Use in Australia Has Dropped Significantly. Why?

Data showing widespread declines in cannabis use among Australians seem solid, but the underlying reasons for the decline are harder to pin down.

Warrior Ethos: Colorado’s Battle to Allow Cannabis for PTSD

After an incident in an Army commissary, veteran Matthew Kahl is fighting to expand cannabis access to help others find relief from PTSD.

DEA Chief Repeats Claim That ‘Marijuana Is Not Medicine’

“Marijuana is not medicine," according to Chuck Rosenberg, the DEA’s acting chief, who made the comment Thursday during a speech at the Cleveland Clinic.

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