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Is This Hemp? Scanning Technology Could Provide Quick Answers

Researchers at Texas A&M University are working on a handheld spectrometer that could provide a cannabis crop’s THC content.

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Baylor University Study Finds Therapeutic Potential in CBD for Arthritic Dogs

While “pot for pets” has gained popularity in recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve CBD-based drugs for animals.

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When It Comes to Cannabis, Who Should Be An “Adult”?

In states with legal adult use, the age has been set at twenty-one. In Canada, it’s eighteen. New research suggests it’s “optimal” somewhere in the middle.

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Who Funds Cannabis Research? Increasingly, it’s the Industry Itself

Canopy Growth, Curaleaf, Tilray, and Cronos—all announced research partnerships with universities across the world. And such relationships can be delicate.

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How Does Coronavirus Affect Cannabis Consumers? A New Study Aims to Find Out.

A University of Miami epidemiologist shares early findings on COVID-19 and cannabis with Cannabis Wire.

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New Research Finds That States With Legal Cannabis Had Fewer Reports of Vaping Illness

The exact cause of the serious, sometimes fatal vaping-related lung injuries remains unclear.

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Analysis: DEA Releases Long-Awaited Rules for Federal Cannabis Research

In 2016, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said it would, for the first time, open applications for those hoping to become federally-licensed cannabis researchers. The details came four years later.

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Q&A: Here’s What the CDC Has Learned About Cannabis Workplace Hazards

Cannabis Wire spoke with the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health about the emerging cannabis industry and its workers.

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Does the Hotel Industry Benefit from Cannabis Legalization? Research Suggests So.

Research from Penn State looks at Denver, Colorado and suggests that legalization is, at worst, neutral, but likely positive for hospitality.

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Cannabis for Research: The Great Silence

In a Q&A, the founder of one of the companies hoping for a federal license to supply researchers shares the frustrations of the process.

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JAMA Study: Cannabis Use Among Adults Aged 65 and Older Has Spiked

“I think the increases are mainly driven by boomers who use weed aging into the 65 and older age bracket,” the study’s senior author told Cannabis Wire.

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Major Companies Want In on Federal Licenses to Grow Cannabis for Research

Among the more than thirty applicants with the Drug Enforcement Administration are big names, from Canopy Growth to Battelle.

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Q&A: How Are Cannabis Products Tested for Health and Safety? It Depends.

A regulatory standards expert describes a patchwork system, the need for consistent rules to protect consumers, and the need for research to properly set those rules.

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The Worst of the Vaping Illnesses Appear to Be Over

The CDC on Friday confirmed a decline in reports of vaping-related lung illnesses.

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Could Yeast Be a Game Changer for Cannabinoid Production?

A new brewing process could not only be more cost-effective than cannabis cultivation, but could allow scientists to access possibly beneficial compounds that are present at lower levels in the plant.

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DEA Proposes Increase to Research-Grade Cannabis Supply, Again

“This will meet the need created by the increase in the amount of approved research involving marijuana,” the DEA told Cannabis Wire.