Canadian Research Study Demonstrates Medical Cannabis Safety Profile

Medical Cannabis Patient Advocates Call on Federal Government To Remove Barriers That Undermine Domestic Cannabis Research Researchers associated with McGill University and the University of British Columbia recently published results from a study showing that medical cannabis patients were no more likely to suffer serious adverse events during treatment than…

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Most Federal Marijuana Research Money Goes Towards Addiction Research, Not Medical Benefits

If you ever get a chance to talk to a medical researcher about marijuana, they will be quick to tell you just how hard it is to research the medical benefits of marijuana. The science side of the research is not the problem, it’s the bureaucratic side that largely prevents…

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Congressional Briefing Today Highlights Federal Barriers To Medical Marijuana Research

Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is hosting a Congressional Briefing with Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) on federal barriers faced by researchers working to understand the medical uses of marijuana.  The briefing will provide expert insights on how federal policy has undermined medical marijuana research and the state of contemporary…

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Congressional Briefing To Highlight Need To Fix Research System For Marijuana

On Thursday, July 23rd Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is hosting a Congressional Briefing with Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) on federal barriers faced by researchers working to understand the medical uses of marijuana.   The briefing will provide expert testimony on how federal policy has undermined medical marijuana research, the state…

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Senators Press Feds For Answers Regarding Medical Marijuana Research

By Danielle Keane, NORML Political Director Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, along with seven other Senators, has directed a letter to the Obama administration demanding regulators answer questions specific to the facilitation of research into the medical benefits of marijuana. Senators acknowledged the need for unbiased research. They wrote, ”While the federal government has emphasized research on the potential harms associated with…

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Antidote for Anxiety: Brazilian Research Shows Cannabinoids May Treat Panic Disorders

Posted January 22nd, 2014 by Monterey Bud & filed under marijuana research, marijuana studies. Hump day help! New research published online January 17, 2014, courtesy of the National Institute of Health (a government-backed resource site) has made the elevated claim that marijuana cannabinoids may help to quell the life altering…

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New Research Shows Marijuana’s CBD Cannabinoid Found To Inhibit Colon Cancer Cells

Posted January 2nd, 2014 by Monterey Bud & filed under marijuana research, marijuana studies. Starting off the new year on a high note, a dank new study published the day before Christmas, 2013 – in the journal Phytomedicine and the National Institute of Health – cultivated more proof that marijuana’s cannabinoids…

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