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Illicit cannabis used for pain, mental health, sleep conditions

New MJA paper shows patterns of cannabis self-medication

Cannabis link to relieving intestinal inflammation explained

Reports from cannabis users that the drug reduces the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may finally be explained

Recommendations of the 40th Expert Committee on Drug Dependence

The Committee recommended that preparations considered to be pure CBD should not be scheduled within the International Drug Control Conventions

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Jefferson University cannabis innovation competition accepting submissions

The 2018 JAZ Tank Challenge:the first of its kind in academia will be accepting submissions through August 20th

The cannabis breathalyser is here...maybe

As cannabis legalisation spreads, police are asking for better tools to detect drugged drivers

Cannabis has no effect on exercise performance, breathlessness in COPD, study says

The use of inhaled vaporized cannabis neither improved nor worsened exercise performance and activity-related breathlessness for patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

'Concussion pill' using cannabis could be a game changer for pro-athletes

In Miami, researchers are now developing a medication derived from cannabinoids that they believe could one day be mandatory for professional athletes

Why more college students are calming anxiety with medical cannabis

One in four college students take antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and many are finding relief with medical cannabis. But their therapists remain wary

Thomas Jefferson University offers first cannabis education course for doctors

This autumn, America’s first and only cannabis education certificate program will be made available at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Why cannabis gives you the munchies: first ever study on the drug's hunger-inducing qualities

Researchers in Washington say the study is timely as cannabis given to cancer and HIV patients to treat appetite loss without knowing how it interacts with their bodies or their diseases