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Marijuana Studies

CBD Administration Reduces Methamphetamine Cravings Per Study

The administration of cannabidiol (CBD) is associated with reduced cravings for methamphetamine in rats, according to preclinical data published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. Australian researchers assessed the impact of CBD on methamphetamine-seeking behavior in a rat model. They reported that CBD dosing reduced the animals’ motivation to self-administer methamphetamine and reduced the […]

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Marijuana Studies

Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated With Lower Body Mass Index

Lifetime cannabis exposure is associated with lower body mass index (BMI), according to longitudinal data published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine. Researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Pittsburgh assessed the association between long-term cannabis exposure and cardiometabolic risk factors in a cohort of 253 men. They reported that greater marijuana […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Washington State: Marijuana Use Falling Among Teens

The use of cannabis by young people in Washington has declined following the enactment of adult use regulations, according to data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers from the RAND Corporation assessed cannabis prevalence among teens for the years 2014 to 2016. They reported decreased cannabis use among 8th and 10th […]

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Marijuana Business

Charlotte’s Web Names Former Coca-Cola Executive As Chief Growth Officer

Charlotte’s Web Holdings, Inc. (“Charlotte‘s Web” or the “Company“), the market leader in whole-plant hemp extract products with naturally occurring cannabidiol (“CBD”), announces that Eugenio Mendez has joined the Company in the newly formed role of Chief Growth Officer effective January 15, 2019. Mr. Mendez comes to Charlotte’s Web from the Coca-Cola Company based […]