Oxford University to launch multimillion-dollar medical marijuana research program – Cannabis News

Oxford University will be at the forefront of a multimillion-pound research program, which hopes to help develop new therapies for acute and chronic conditions by examining the effects of medical cannabis.

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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway – Cannabis News

The first participant in a clinical trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans was given cannabis on Monday, according to the organization conducting the study.

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Clinical trial using marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans gets underway – Cannabis News

The first participant in a clinical trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans was given cannabis on Monday, according to the organization conducting the study.

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Can marijuana treat MS symptoms? It’s hard for researchers to find out – Cannabis News

An estimated 400,000 Americans are currently living with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune cells attack a fatty substance called myelin in the nerves.

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Can Cannabis Oil Help Heal Wounds? – Cannabis News

Much more research is needed to know whether medical cannabis oil may have a wound-healing effect.

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Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia Receives $3 Million Marijuana Research Grant – Cannabis News

More than half of US states have legalized marijuana for medical use, but only now is the nation's first research facility for medical marijuana opening.

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The Father of Cannabis Calls for Cannabinoid Research – Cannabis News

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam laid the scientific foundation upon which all modern cannabis knowledge is built.

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Study: Government pot is less potent than commercial pot, questioning dozens of scientific studies – Cannabis News

Consumers who live in states with legalized private cannabis markets have access to more potent and chemically diverse pot than marijuana researchers.

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Study: Government pot is less potent than commercial pot, questioning dozens of scientific studies – Cannabis News

Consumers who live in states with legalized private cannabis markets have access to more potent and chemically diverse pot than marijuana researchers.

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Could hemp be Vermont's next big cash crop? – Cannabis News

In other countries in Europe and Canada, industrial hemp is a huge cash crop.

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Could hemp be Vermont's next big cash crop? – Cannabis News

In other countries in Europe and Canada, industrial hemp is a huge cash crop.

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Does Cannabis Help Heal Broken Bones? - Cannabis News

A study released just last year reveals that cannabis improves the way in which the body heals broken bones.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California's Cannabis Industry, And Vice Versa – Cannabis News

While both Israel and California are leaders in medical cannabis, both programs can still be improved.

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New Zealand researchers to study cannabinoids' effect on brain cancer – Cannabis News

A team of researchers has been given a $157,000 grant to study whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.

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Nebraska Begins State-Funded Cannabis Drug Research For Epileptics – Cannabis News

For the first time in Nebraska, legal testing of a marijuana-based drug treatment will begin this summer.

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Cannabis trialled as melanoma treatment by Australia’s University of Canberra – Cannabis News

Researchers at the University of Canberra will collaborate with a pharmaceutical company to test the efficacy of medicinal cannabis in treating melanoma.

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