Tag Archive: Research

Dec 07 2013

CO Poised To Be First State To Fund Marijuana Research

Come January, Colorado may make history again if the state legislature agrees with the Democratic governor’s decision to fund medical marijuana research in the state’s 2014 budget. Last week, Gov. John Hickenlooper allocated $7 million to universities, research hospitals, and foundations so they can study marijuana’s effect on a variety of medical conditions from epilepsy and post-traumatic …

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Apr 10 2013

ABC7News: Researchers Hope to Test Cancer Fighting Cannabis Compound

Medical marijuana and its psychoactive ingredient THC already provide relief, and often an accompanying buzz, for thousands of patients fighting cancer. But more than five years ago, researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco began focusing their attention on a far tamer compound in the marijuana plant, an ingredient called cannabidiol. “Cannabidiol is …

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Mar 30 2013

University of Colorado Seeks Marijuana Users for Research

The University of Colorado Health and Sciences is seeking medical and recreational marijuana users to participate in confidential paid research interviews. Please contact 1-800-429-9240 for more info. You may be eligible if you are: Currently a medical marijuana patient Currently using non-medical marijuana Must be 18 years old or over

Aug 05 2012

The Scheduling of Marijuana

Checkout this informative infographic from Rehab Today, titled, “The Scheduling of Marijuana”. The infographic opens with the following intro statement: Bunched together with the likes of heroin and MDMA, marijuana is currently classified as a Schedule I Controlled Substance in the United States. But as the research supporting te benefits and safety of marijuana continues to …

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