HIV-positive patients who consume cannabis daily have lower levels of neuroinflammation than non-cannabis consuming HIV-positive patients, according to a study.
Colombia’s President Ivan Duque last week signed a decree lifting the export ban on dried cannabis flower from the South American country, Reuters reports.
Researchers at the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health found that in the first half of 2017 California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada all saw a 7.6% decline in opioid-related emergency room visits but that those rates returned to pre-legalization levels after the six months, according to a WESA outline of the study.
A New York senator recently filed a bill to create a provisional marijuana licensing category so that farmers could begin cultivating and selling cannabis ahead of the formal rollout of the adult-use program.
The number of banks and credit unions that report working with marijuana businesses remained stable over the last quarter, according to recently published federal data.
A new study suggests that cannabis was first domesticated in East Asia during the Neolithic Era—from 3900-1700 BC—and was a “multipurpose crop” likely used for both industrial and medical purposes.
The leader of the U.S. Senate and colleagues will be releasing a discussion draft of a long-awaited bill to federally legalize cannabis on Wednesday, Marijuana Moment has learned.
The rules on marijuana for international athletes “must change,” the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said in a response letter to members of Congress on Friday following the suspension of runner Sha’Carri Richardson over a positive cannabis test.
Earlier this year in April, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a publication that included changes to state “wholesale food, industrial hemp and shellfish regulations.”
The Rhode Island legislature on Thursday sent a bill to the governor’s desk that would establish a safe consumption site pilot program where people could test and use currently illicit drugs in a medically supervised environment.