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Marijuana Legalization

Welcome Back Analytical 360

On May 14th, Analytical 360’s suspension was lifted. Not out of any act of benevolence or sensibility on the part of the WSLCB, instead, their case was handed over to the State’s Attorney General who immediately saw the ridiculousness of the situation. Time and time again Washington State’s lawmakers and […]

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Marijuana Events

All Aboard The Terp Train

News flash, THC, and CBD are not the only two components that factor into your cannabis experience. You can’t smell THC and CBD, but you can smell Terpenes. Think of terpenes like the salt and pepper of ingredients that when combined with THC and CBD they create the entourage effect, […]

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Marijuana Science

Pennsylvania Approves 8 Universities As Certified Medical Marijuana Academic Clinical Research Centers

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved eight universities as Certified Academic Clinical Research Centers in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program, signaling the first step towards clinical research to commence in the commonwealth. “The research component of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program sets it apart from […]

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Marijuana Science

Federal Representatives Unveil Medical Cannabis Research Act

Today, Congressman Matt Gaetz (FL-01) unveiled the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018 during a press conference held at noon on Capitol Hill. The legislation, which was introduced with widespread bipartisan support, finally allows researchers to study the potential cures medical cannabis may unlock. Further scientific research on medical cannabis could unlock […]

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Marijuana Science

Can Cannabis Be Used To Treat Eczema And Psoriasis?

In a new video for Inside Science News Service, executive producer Karin Heineman interviews Robert Dellavalle from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who explains how some compounds found in marijuana might help stop itching and pain in people suffering from skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis. Watch the […]

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Marijuana Science

Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Reductions In Alcohol-Induced Inflammation

Cannabis consumption is associated with a reduction in the presence of alcohol-induced inflammatory molecules (cytokines), according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research. The excessive production of inflammatory cytokines has been linked to the development of various diseases, including heart disease and cancer. […]

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Marijuana Science

Pineapple Fund Offers $4 Million Matching Grant To MAPS

Today, the Pineapple Fund, founded by an anonymous cryptocurrency philanthropist, announced that it will match, dollar-for-dollar, the next $4 million in contributions to the non-profit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). The purpose of the match, which expires on March 10, 2018, is to inspire others to complete funding for MAPS’ upcoming […]

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Marijuana Science

Study: Cannabis Use Not Linked With Reduced Motivation In Adolescents

Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted […]