UN Report Slams Legalization, Calls It a “Significant” Health Challenge for Youth

The International Narcotics Control Board report comes on the heels of the WHO’s recommendation that cannabis be rescheduled, and days before member states meet in Vienna to discuss drug policy.

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A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

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Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”