United Nations Drug Report Puts Unprecedented Focus On Cannabis

The report, which recommended a global ban on advertising, and addressed a rise in high-THC flower amid a decline in youth perceptions of harm, went deeper on cannabis trends than in prior years.

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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.”