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Scientists lay the groundwork for a reliable marijuana breathalyzer

NIST researchers have measured a fundamental physical property of the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana.

Is cannabidiol (CBD) safe for humans?

Studies are increasingly suggesting that CBD could be the next vital medicine for a whole host of human medical conditions

93% of patients prefer cannabis over opioids for managing pain, according to new study

A new study has investigated what patients themselves prefer when it comes to managing pain – opioids, which are widely distributed for intense pain relief, or medical marijuana.

Groundbreaking study will explore marijuana's potential as a treatment for autism

A pioneering study out of Pennsylvania will explore the effect of cannabis on children with autism. Researchers from Lehigh University plan to partner with a potential grower in the Lehigh Valley to collect quantitative data on cannabis therapy for autism.

Can cannabis chewing gum treat opioid addiction?

With drug overdoses now the leading cause of death among Americans under the age of 50, public health officials are scampering to find solutions to address the current opioid epidemic.

Cannabinoids found to be suitable treatment for migraine attacks

A study presented at the Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Amsterdam confirmed that cannabinoids are just as suitable as a prophylaxis for migraine attacks as other pharmaceutical treatments.

High hopes ride on marijuana amid opioid crisis

A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month.

Nemus Bioscience Announces NB1111 Data Presentation at the 27th Annual ICRS

NEMUS Bioscience announced that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) derived from NB1111, achieved significant tissue concentrations in multiple compartments of the eye that correlated with the lowering of IOP in a normotensive ocular animal model.

AXIM Biotech enters services agreement with Israel-based CRO to begin Clinical Study

A world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that it has entered into a services agreement with an Israel-based contract research organization to begin a clinical proof of concept study to treat restless legs.

Researchers figured out the amount of marijuana that helps people relax -- and how much is too much

Marijuana and relaxation have always had a bit of a funny relationship. On the one hand, nearly half of cannabis users say that their goal is to relax.