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Development of a validated method for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of cannabinoids

A UHPLC-UV method for cannabinoids in plant and resin has been validated

World Health Organization recommends rescheduling cannabis, provides clarity on CBD

Member states of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) received the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Drug Dependence’s (ECDD) cannabis recommendations, which had been expected in December, Marijuana Business Daily has learned

Pills to pot

Observational analyses of cannabis substitution among medical cannabis users with chronic pain

Nearly half of medical cannabis users stop taking other prescription drugs thanks to cannabis

Many cannabis advocates argue that medicinal cannabis can be used as an alternative to more dangerous prescription medications

Why are so many seniors using cannabis?

Older people are the fastest-growing group of cannabis users, as stigma fades and some seek an alternative to prescription drugs

Understanding the evidence for medical cannabis

In this paper, we outline the current evidence for medical cannabis and cannabis-based medicines in the treatment and management of chronic non-cancer pain

The most important cannabis studies of 2018

The year 2018 offered huge strides in our ability to research cannabis, while also giving rise to these important medical cannabis studies

Scientists journey into the dark side of cannabis

Cannabis is a hell of a drug. It can treat inflammation, pain, nausea, and anxiety, just to name a few ailments. But like any drug, cannabis comes with risks, chief among them something called cannabis use disorder, or CUD

Most US pharmaceutical schools now have medical cannabis on the curriculum

More than half of America's pharmaceutical schools now teach students about medical cannabis according to a new survey conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Pharmacy

Perceptions of plain cannabis packaging and health warning labels for cannabis among young adults

This issue is of particular importance in light of the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada. The current study examined perceptions of plain packaging and HWLs for cannabis packages among young adults