More workers base their recommendations on customer experience with cannabis products than on clinician input, a new JAMA study found.
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.
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.
The study sheds light on a perennial concern for lawmakers and policymakers: an increase in youth use after legalization.
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.
The Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University, Pueblo hosted Mechoulam during a virtual research conference this month.
Colorado State University Pueblo continued its ongoing Institute of Cannabis Research webinar series, this time with Ziva Cooper in the spotlight.
Colorado State University Pueblo continued its regular cannabis series with a session tackling compliance in federal cannabis research.
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.
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.
Still, there are areas of “promise,” according to an Oregon Health & Science University hosted Neurology Grand Rounds discussion last week.
New NIDA Study Finds Cannabis Use Disorder Association With Poorer Birth Outcomes, Some “Significant”
NIDA director Nora Volkow told Cannabis Wire, “With the data that we have, we can put in a strong recommendation about not smoking marijuana during pregnancy.”
“You get the same percentage of cannabis use disorder within one year for young people of what it takes three years for a young adult,” Nora Volkow, study author and director of NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse, told Cannabis Wire.
Since January, when the count was nearly fifty, another eight applications were submitted to the Drug Enforcement Administration for long-awaited licenses to grow federally-legal cannabis for research.
The FDA’s work on CBD, a drop in military members testing positive for cannabis, and other cannabis-related topics were on the agenda at a federal Drug Testing Advisory Board meeting this week.
Until now, in the US, only one entity has been federally approved to cultivate cannabis for research. The DEA will soon issue additional licenses. Here’s who wants in.