Michigan University Offers Cannabis Chemistry Scholarship—The First In The Nation

Lake Superior State University is making history as the first school to offer a cannabis chemistry scholarship to students, a move that is exciting for those looking to enter the industry.  This Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan college has already been in the news for offering their groundbreaking cannabis chemistry program,…

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Rowan University Launches ‘Cannabis College' for Marijuana Research | NBC10 Philadelphia

Rowan University is launching a new “cannabis college” with Cooper Medical School with the goal of researching the newly legalized marijuana in New Jersey and its health and economic impact. NBC10’s Cydney Long explains. _______ NBC10 is the Philadelphia region’s most trusted source for breaking news, exclusive local stories, in-depth…

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Thomas Jefferson University Becomes First School To Offer Grad-Level Cannabis Science Courses

Thomas Jefferson University Becomes First School To Offer Grad-Level Cannabis Science Courses Thirty US states have already legalized cannabis in some form or another. The multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry is only expected to grow leaps and bounds, and has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in the economy. However, healthcare providers…

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Cornell University Study Says Hemp Oil Works For Dogs In Pain

Cornell University Study Says Hemp Oil Works For Dogs In Pain First Of Its Kind Pharmacokinetics Study On Cannabinoids For Dogs Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has just announced the findings of the first ever pharmacokinetic clinical trial on the effects of cannabinoids for dog pain. The participating dogs…

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Michigan university launches degree program in marijuana science, business

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 3:06 pm • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 3:06 pm By The Associated Press MARQUETTE, Mich. — A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students…

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The science of cannabis: This California university is offering weed physiology course

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 5:12 pm By Lisa M. Krieger, Bay Area News Group As California prepares for expanded use of marijuana, UC Davis is offering courses in the science of the drug to boost awareness of its effect on the body. The…

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Prop. 64 passed, but this California university still says no to toking on campus

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 8:49 am • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 8:49 am By Jacqueline Lee, Mercury News Adults can now legally smoke and grow marijuana for recreational use in California, but Stanford University students won’t be allowed to light up on campus. The possession, use and growth of marijuana…

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High enrollment: A university in Philadelphia to offer marijuana policy class

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A university in Philadelphia plans to offer communications students the opportunity to take a class that analyzes marijuana policy and its history of prohibition. Temple University Professor Linn Washington tells The…

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Cannabis Can Reduce Tumor Growth Says Harvard University

Cannabis Can Reduce Tumor Growth Harvard Study There is an increasing body of evidence that cannabis can halt tumor growth. One of the earlier studies was conducted by Harvard researchers back in 2007, and is also one of the most established trials to be done on the subject.  The researchers…

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Colorado State University To Study Marijuana Legalization’s Impact On Communities

In the lead up to the successful marijuana legalization vote in Colorado in 2012, marijuana opponent Kevin Sabet made the outlandish claim that for every dollar that marijuana legalization would generate for Colorado, there would be ten dollars in ‘social costs.’ These ‘social costs’ include policing stoned drivers, dealing with an…

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