House Committee Votes To Allow Researchers To Use State-Legal Cannabis

A House of Representatives committee voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow researchers to conduct studies using marijuana produced in compliance with regulations in states with legal cannabis. The vote marks the first time a congressional committee has approved a measure to allow scientists to use marijuana…

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Israeli Researchers Discover How And Why Autism Responds Well To Cannabis

Israeli Researchers Discover How And Why Autism Responds Well To Cannabis Israeli scientists have discovered the reason why kids with autism respond so well to cannabis medications – it’s because they have lower endogenous cannabinoid levels compared to matched controls. The study, which was published in the medical journal Molecular…

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Researchers Discover How THC and CBD are Genetically Produced in Cannabis (FIRST TIME)

For The First Time, Researchers Discover How THC And CBD Is Genetically Produced In Cannabis It wasn’t until the 1960’s when Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, also known as the Father of Cannabis, made major breakthroughs by first discovering and isolating the cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) compounds in the cannabis plant.…

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CU Boulder pot researchers invite public to hitch ride on project

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 8:21 am • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 8:22 am By Charlie Brennan, Boulder Daily Camera As rapidly as the cannabis industry in Colorado and across the United States is expanding, scientists’ data-based knowledge of pot’s effects has not been keeping pace. Researchers at the University of…

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Marijuana researchers at CU Boulder seek second mobile lab

Published: Mar 10, 2018, 2:30 pm • Updated: Mar 10, 2018, 2:32 pm By Charlie Brennan, Boulder Daily Camera As rapidly as the cannabis industry in Colorado and across the United States is expanding, scientists’ data-based knowledge of pot’s effects has not been keeping pace. Researchers at the University of…

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Researchers examine effects of dabbing on driving ability

Published: Dec 8, 2017, 10:12 am • Updated: Dec 8, 2017, 10:48 am By Sam Lounsberry, Reporter-Herald Researchers at both Colorado State University and University of Colorado are using an iPod Touch to measure the effects of “dabbing” marijuana concentrate and how much it impairs driving ability in a new…

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Medical researchers investigate new cannabis treatment area: concussions

Published: Jul 27, 2017, 8:48 am • Updated: Jul 27, 2017, 8:52 am By Samantha J. Gross, Miami Herald MIAMI — Bari Gold was never one for tutus. When she was 4, Roberta Gold gave in to her daughter’s competitive spirit and enrolled her in a local soccer program. While…

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More researchers say teens should lay off the weed while they build their brains

Published: May 1, 2017, 11:29 am • Updated: May 1, 2017, 11:32 am By Lisa M. Krieger, Bay Area News Group Therapist Jennifer Golick has one piece of advice for young people who want to try marijuana: “Just wait.” The teen brain isn’t just an adult brain with fewer miles…

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