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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

The administration of a single dose of whole-plant cannabis via a thermal-metered inhaler is effective and well tolerated among patients suffering from neuropathy (nerve pain), according to...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

Demand for Marijuana Outpaces Legal Supply; Black Market Filling Gap

In a report commissioned by the Marijuana Enforcement Division earlier this year, data shows that Colorado residents and visitors will consume an estimated 130.3 metric tons of...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
55% of Rheumatologists Support Medical Marijuana, Survey Finds

55% of Rheumatologists Support Medical Marijuana, Survey Finds

55% of rheumatologists believe cannabis or cannabis-based medicines can help in the treatment of rheumatic conditions like arthritis, according to a survey by the Canadian Rheumatology Association. Despite the...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

In this issue of Endocannabinoid Profiles, the properties of anandamide are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this endocannabinoid (cannabinoid produced within the body), which can...
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August 11, 2014
08/11/2014
Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Colorado Health Department: Teen Marijuana Use Has Decreased Since Marijuana Became Legal for Adults

Rates of current and lifetime marijuana use among Colorado high school students has dropped since the state made marijuana legal in 2012, according to a press release...
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August 7, 2014
08/07/2014
Deliberating Under the Influence (Of Politics)

Deliberating Under the Influence (Of Politics)

The US House of Representatives displayed an uncommon level of common sense when it decided to take up the issue of roadway safety in the wake of...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBGa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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August 4, 2014
08/04/2014
Study: Legalized Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Impact Teen Use Rates

Study: Legalized Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Impact Teen Use Rates

The passage of state laws legalizing the physician-recommended possession and consumption of cannabis by qualified patients has not led to an increase in adolescents’ use of the...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Study: Arrests for Marijuana Offenses Increasing in Many States

Study: Arrests for Marijuana Offenses Increasing in Many States

Law enforcement in many states are making a greater number of marijuana arrests than ever before despite polling data showing that the majority of Americans believe that the adult...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

The Primary Children’s Hospital in Utah is recruiting a total of 25 children with intractable epilepsy, age 2-17.  The cannabis extract study, led by Neurologist Francis Filloux, has...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBDa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Research from the University of Manchester sheds new light on the impact of marijuana use on schizophrenia. “There was no evidence of a specific association between cannabis...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Portland Mayor Is Already Planning for Legal Marijuana

Portland Mayor Is Already Planning for Legal Marijuana

Oregon voters won’t decide on legal recreational cannabis until November, but Portland Mayor Charlie Hayes is already planning under the assumption the ballot measure will likely pass....
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Beginning this week, the Rand Corporation will send representatives to Vermont to work with the state’s Secretary of Administration on a study of the effects of taxing...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

It has been known for some time that cannabis has anti-cancer properties, but it has been unclear specifically what cannabinoid cell receptors are directly related to tumor...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Hopes for the the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder were dashed when the University of Arizona fired researcher Suzanne...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Mitch Earleywine, professor of psychology at SUNY Albany, doesn’t think marijuana leads to depression. “I think that giving folks Ritalin or any other stimulant in an effort to...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of THCa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Scientists in the UK have now traced marijuana’s ability to prevent the growth and spread of cancer to specific pathways found in tumor cells, known as cannabinoid...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

The media has been calling Washington and Colorado’s legal weed market the “Great Experiment.” If you’ve been smoking weed for a while, like me, you may roll...
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