Marijuana use among those with post-traumatic stress (PTS) is associated with reduced rates of severe depression and suicidal ideation, according to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. The study is titled Does cannabis use modify the effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on severe depression and suicidal ideation? Evidence from a population-based cross-sectional study of Canadians.
The market for CBD pet products has exploded in recent years, with numerous success stories. However, researchers warn that not only are not all CBD pet products made equally, but some contain no CBD at all. This is according to a new Associated Press report.
Subjects are unable to identify marijuana when it is packaged in double vacuum-sealed plastic, but can do so when it is packaged in a simple resealable sandwich bag, according to a new study published in the journal Science & Justice and first reported on by NORML.
On Monday Thailand’s first two full-time clinics dispensing marijuana oil for medical use opened their doors.
According to the Associated Press, about 400 patients, many of them with cancer, were given the oil for free at a flagship clinic at the Public Health Ministry in a suburb of Bangkok. The initial four formulations handed out are used for treating conditions such as migraines, insomnia, nausea, numbness and pain. The medicines are touted as being based on traditional remedies.
According to a new study, the legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with decreasing rates of binge drinking by college students ages 21 or older.
The study, titled, Trends in college students’ alcohol, nicotine, prescription opioid and other drug use after recreational marijuana legalization: 2008-2018, was published in the journal Addictive Behaviors.
According to state officials, there was $3.2 million in marijuana sold in Illinois during their first day of legal sales.
There were 77, 128 transactions on New Year’s Day, when the law legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes took effect, according to Toi Hutchinson, senior adviser to Gov. J.B. Pritzker on cannabis control, and first reported on by the Associated Press. Dispensaries reported long lines the first day of sales and expected them to continue through the weekend.
Marijuana-based medicines “might be effective and safe in the treatment of tics and comorbidities” in those with Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, according to a new study published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Research and e-published by the National Institute of Health. The study is titled Treatment of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome with Cannabis-Based Medicine: Results from a Retrospective Analysis and Online Survey.
The CBD business is one of the fastest-growing industries in the country and offers tons of possibilities. And with the stigma and misconceptions surrounding it being dispelled in mainstream media, more and more people are trying to cash in on the trend.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker granted over 11,000 pardons for marijuana convictions on Tuesday.
The expungement process is part of a new marijuana legalization law which takes full effect on Wednesday.