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Here are NIDA’s Cannabis Research Priorities

CSU Pueblo hosted National Institute on Drug Abuse division director Susan Weiss, who discussed NIDA’s research priorities and future work.

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Racial Disparities in Cannabis Arrests are Up in Areas Without Cannabis Law Reform

In an investigation published in JAMA, researchers concluded that the rise “highlights the need for immediate policy change and implementation.”

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Cannabis Vaping Among Teens Has Doubled, Study Suggests

The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, shows that teen vaping has spiked in the U.S. and Canada.

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NIOSH Tackles Cannabis and Workers’ Compensation

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health analyzed state cannabis laws and rules on workers compensation and cannabis.

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What are the Racial Trends in Cannabis Use After Legalization?

A study finds that consumption rises among white people, but not among Black people–even as Black people face more legal jeopardy. The study found no increase in youth use.

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How Do Cannabis Shop Workers Approach Product Recommendations?

More workers base their recommendations on customer experience with cannabis products than on clinician input, a new JAMA study found.

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NIH, NIDA Announce New Funding for Unprecedented Cannabis Research

Federal agencies want to support research on cannabis and the effects of THC, and various products from vape cartridges to edibles, using a newly-established standard dose of THC.

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More College Students Than Ever Before Are Consuming Cannabis

The latest Monitoring the Future study data, released Wednesday by NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, also found that hallucinogen consumption is up while alcohol consumption is down.

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JAMA Study Finds “Little Evidence” of Link Between Cannabis Legalization and Youth Use

The study sheds light on a perennial concern for lawmakers and policymakers: an increase in youth use after legalization.

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California Lawmakers Clear Path for Federally-Licensed Cannabis Growers

As the US Drug Enforcement Administration hands out its first cultivation-for-research licenses in decades, a first-of-its-kind bill clarifies this activity is exempt from state cannabis law.

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Raphael Mechoulam, Famed Researcher Who Discovered THC, On the Future of Cannabis Drugs

The Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University, Pueblo hosted Mechoulam during a virtual research conference this month.

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UCLA Cannabis Research Center Director Talks Pain and the Future of Minor Cannabinoids

Colorado State University Pueblo continued its ongoing Institute of Cannabis Research webinar series, this time with Ziva Cooper in the spotlight.

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Federal Cannabis Research: “If There’s a Will, There’s a Way”

Colorado State University Pueblo continued its regular cannabis series with a session tackling compliance in federal cannabis research.

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DEA Moves To Award Cannabis Research Licenses In Historic Expansion of Federal Program

On Friday, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said it is “nearing the end of its review” of applications, some of which have been awaiting action from the federal agency since 2016.

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A First in Cannabis Research: A National Standard THC Dose

The National Institute on Drug Abuse announced that a “standard THC unit” will be 5 milligrams, marking the first federal definition of a cannabis “dose” for researchers.

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Research on Cannabis and Sleep Is Still in Its “Infancy”

Still, there are areas of “promise,” according to an Oregon Health & Science University hosted Neurology Grand Rounds discussion last week.