Researchers report highest-resolution model to date of brain receptor behind marijuana’s high – Cannabis News

DALLAS – Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the most detailed 3-D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the chemical at the root of marijuana’s high.

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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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LEDs Light Up Indoor Farming and Marijuana Cultivation – Cannabis News

We speak with Randy Mortensen, who heads up a division of Lighting Science focused on cannabis and indoor agriculture.

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How cannabis could help the fight against Alzheimer’s – Cannabis News

Experts say they've made a discovery that could lead to new therapies to treat Alzheimer's - and the starting point is cannabis.

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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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How this tiny country took a global lead on cannabis research – Cannabis News

With its government’s approval, Israel has been a pioneer in medical cannabis research and development for more than 50 years.

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How Backyard Pot Farming Is Helping Kids With Autism – Cannabis News

Parents are going where scientists fear to tread to calm their children’s autism and epilepsy symptoms.

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American Legion Calls for Marijuana Rescheduling – Cannabis News

The nation’s largest military veterans organization is officially calling on the federal government to reschedule marijuana.

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Study: Can marijuana improve PTSD symptoms for veterans? – Cannabis News

Researchers plan to start recruiting veterans in September, adding two participants per month, per site. The study should run about two years.

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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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Now growing at the University of Louisville: Hemp – Cannabis News

In Kentucky, the University of Louisville's Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research has started growing industrial hemp in an effort to spur its fuels and manufacturing research.

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After years of quiet progress, Israeli medical cannabis research is budding – Cannabis News

The Volcani Center, which operates under the broader umbrella of the Agriculture Ministry, is in the process of building a National Center for Research in Medical Cannabis.

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Study: Marijuana a better pain reliever for men than women – Cannabis News

With legalization of marijuana increasing across the United States, there is more focus than ever on identifying the risks and benefits of the drug. A new study provides further insight, after finding men experience greater pain relief with marijuana use than women.

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Obama Administration Set to Remove Barrier to Marijuana Research – Cannabis News

The Obama administration is planning to remove a major roadblock to marijuana research, officials said Wednesday, potentially spurring broad scientific study of a drug that is being used to treat dozens of diseases in states across the nation despite little rigorous evidence of its effectiveness.

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Obama Administration Set to Remove Barrier to Marijuana Research – Cannabis News

The Obama administration is planning to remove a major roadblock to marijuana research, officials said Wednesday, potentially spurring broad scientific study of a drug that is being used to treat dozens of diseases in states across the nation despite little rigorous evidence of its effectiveness.

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How Does Cannabis Help PTSD? – Cannabis News

New research from Ontario, Canada has uncovered some interesting finds about how cannabis helps those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Scientists: Preliminary evidence that cannabinoids may remove plaque-forming Alzheimer's proteins from brain cells – Cannabis News

Salk Institute scientists have found preliminary evidence that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds found in marijuana can promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta, a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer's disease.

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