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Marijuana Studies

Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Fewer Disease-Related Complications In Crohn’s Disease Patients

Crohn’s disease patients seeking hospitalization who use marijuana possess fewer disease-related complications as compared to matched controls, according to data published in the journal Digestive Diseases and Sciences. A team of investigators from the John H. Stroger Hospital in Chicago, the SUNY Downstate Medical Centre in New York City, and the Digestive Disease [read more]

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Marijuana Studies

Minnesota: Cancer Patients Enrolled In State’s Medical Cannabis Program Report Symptom Mitigation

Cancer patients enrolled in Minnesota’s medical cannabis access program report a significant reduction in disease symptoms following the use of marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Oncology Practice. Investigators with the Minnesota Department of Health assessed patients’ self-reported symptom severity scores at baseline and again following four months of cannabis treatment. Authors [read more]

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Marijuana Events

NEXT FRIDAY – Cannabis Policy, Industry Experts Kick Off Second Annual Policy Summit

Next Friday, April 19, the second annual National Cannabis Policy Summit will take place at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., bringing together leaders and activists in cannabis policy and the cannabis industry to discuss important issues relevant to their communities and businesses. This year’s policy summit will feature wide-ranging discussions on the [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Fewer Colorado Companies Sanctioning Employees Over Marijuana Failures Per Report

The percentage of Colorado companies that engage in pre-employment screening for cannabis is declining, as is the percentage of businesses that impose policies calling for the dismissal of employers who test positive for THC metabolites on a drug screen, according to survey data compiled by the Denver-based Employers Collective. According to the [read more]

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Marijuana Events

David Crosby Joins WeedCon Cup Judges Panel

Singer/Songwriter, David Crosby will participate in the 2019 WeedCon Cup competition as judge and presenter supporting the United States’ premier cannabis cup competition awarding excellence for cannabis products.  The 2019 WeedCon Cup Awards will take place at WeedCon West, a two day B2B education and networking expo held in Los Angeles, CA in June. David Crosby, [read more]