According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology, the daily use of cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with the improvement of symptoms in adolescents related to autism spectrum disorder.
According to a Reuters report, Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa on Tuesday approved regulations for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products. However, in a separate vote they blocked a proposal to allow domestic medical marijuana plantations.
Throughout the United States authorities have seized at least 510,000 marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than 120 people in the past two years, according to an Associated Press tally derived from interviews, court records, news accounts and official releases.
According to a Reuters reports, shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday following a U.S. congressional committee passing legislation to legalize marijuana. The measure now moves towards a vote by the full House of Representatives, where its approval would put it before the Republican-controlled Senate.
CBD could “significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management”, according to a new study.
The study, titled Evaluations of effects of CBD hemp extract on opioid use and quality of life indicators in chronic pain patients: a prospective cohort study, was published in the journal Postgraduate Medicine.
First the first time since the start of marijuana prohibition many decades ago, marijuana sales will be legal in both Michigan and Illinois beginning January 1st. This is possible due to voter-approved initiatives which legalized the plant for recreational purposes for everyone 21 and older.
Inhaling marijuana is associated with reductions in headache and migraine severity, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pain, and published by the National Institute of Health.
The study, titled Short and Long-term effects of cannabis on headaches and migraine, can be found by clicking here.
Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin introduced legislation recently that would decriminalize the possession of small amounts of recreational marijuana for those 21 and older.
According to a newly released study subjects who consumed cannabis typically decrease their driving speed and demonstrated few other significant changes.
The study, titled Acute and residual effects of smoked cannabis: Impact on driving speed and lateral control, heart rate, and self-reported drug effects, was published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Arrests related to marijuana increased by around 35% over a four year period ending in 2017, the last year where data is available. This is according to a report released Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey.