Category Archives: Research

Can You Fail a Drug Test from Secondhand Smoke?

Typically, drug tests tend to jeopardize the careers of, well, people who do drugs. In most instances, it’s people who smoke weed, as the THC component of cannabis remains in the user’s system for several months. However, a recent study shows that even certain non-smokers aren’t completely safe from the wrath of a drug test. […]

Yale Joins Connecticut Cannabis Company For First State-Approved Study

Describing it as “groundbreaking” research, Yale University School of Medicine announced Friday that it is collaborating with a major cannabis grower to study the effects of medical marijuana on mental health. Researchers at the school are teaming up with CT Pharmaceutical Solutions Inc., a Connecticut-based producer of medical marijuana products, for a clinical study examining […]

Washington State University Joins Biopharmaceutical Firm For Cannabis Study

Medical marijuana research is at an interesting juncture. On the one hand, there has already been a sizable amount of research done on the topic. Yet in many ways, much more research is needed before any clear and consistent conclusions can be drawn. Unfortunately, marijuana related research has always faced a number of legal barriers. […]

University Researchers To Study Effects of Medical Cannabis On Chronic Pain

Researchers at the University of Georgia will study the effects of legalized medical cannabis on those suffering from chronic pain thanks to a multi-million dollar grant. The project, announced this week, will seek clarity on whether medical marijuana laws alter the health behaviors of people living with chronic pain and whether they substitute or reduce […]

Federal Government Funds Nine Research Grants To Study CBD

The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high. Nine research grants announced Thursday are for work on CBD, the trendy ingredient showing up in cosmetics and foods, and hundreds […]