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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.

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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.”

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NIH: Adolescents Are More Likely To Develop Cannabis Use Disorders Than Young Adults

“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.

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Who Else Wants a Federal License to Grow Cannabis?

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.

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SAMHSA: Newly Popular Cannabis Compounds Are Complicating Impairment Testing

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.

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The DEA Has Now Received Nearly Fifty Applications for Federal Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

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.

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In New York City, Racial Disparities in Cannabis Law Enforcement Persist

Men of color were most often issued criminal summonses for cannabis possession in 2019, according to a new report from Data Collaborative for Justice.

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National Cancer Institute Hosts Week-Long Cannabis Symposium

NCI hosted researchers and officials from federal agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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DEA Releases Final Rule For Federal Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

Four years after it first announced it would approve federally-licensed cannabis researchers, the DEA has finalized the details. Major entities, like Battelle, are already interested.

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Federal Health Agency Seeks Public Input on Pain and Cannabinoids

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, within the Department of Health and Human Services, is conducting a systematic review on plant-based treatments for chronic pain.

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How Does a Cannabis Researcher Secure Federal Funding? The NIH Explains.

The deputy director of the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health spoke as part of an ongoing cannabis research series at Colorado State University Pueblo.

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California Universities Receive $30 Million to Study Cannabis

The grants, awarded by the state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control, come from cannabis tax revenue.