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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Marijuana extract helps children with rare epilepsy in Phase 3 clinical trial – Cannabis News

Marijuana extract reduces seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in clinical trial.

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Meet the Mad Scientists of Cannabis Oil – Cannabis News

Genius Extraction Technologies is ramping up and reinventing cannabis extract production.

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Cannabis Infused Toothpaste: Why Weed Was Made For Teeth - Cannabis News

It has been said that smoking pot can be bad for your teeth, causing quite a bit of severe, unnecessary tooth decay. Find out why and how cannabis infused toothpaste will change everything.

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The Cannabis Industry Goes High-Tech – Cannabis News

Tech businesses of all sizes are trying to get in on the ground floor of the newest gold rush.

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Cannabis Innovators and Activists: Dr. Raphael Mechoulam – Cannabis News

Knowing that morphine was isolated from the poppy and cocaine was isolated from the coca leaf, Dr. Mechoulam wondered about the main active component(s) in cannabis.

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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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Cannabis for Osteoporosis Prevention – Cannabis News

Research evidence points out the key role of cannabinoid receptors in bone turnover and healing processes.

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Mangoes and Marijuana: Can This Fruit Actually Improve Your Cannabis Experience?

There is a surprising science behind how this tropical fruit interacts with cannabis.

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How Does Cannabis Consumption Affect Autism? – Marijuana News

Increasingly, parents of children with severe autism, frustrated with the lack of options, have turned to cannabis. Many have heard anecdotal reports of success; others have read of promising results with epileptic children. However, clinical research remains nonexistent.

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Nebraska researcher gets government’s OK to plant research plot of industrial hemp

LINCOLN — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher said Tuesday that he’s received federal approval to plant the state’s first research plot of industrial hemp.

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Marijuana News Update: Hemp to be Planted In West Virginia For the First Time in 70 Years

Hemp can now be legally planted in West Virginia for the first time in 70 years. The hemp seeds will be planted as part of one West Virginia University study.

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New Study Suggests State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths – Marijuana News

In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests.

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Marijuana Advocates Want to Establish a Standard Unit of Highness – Marijuana News

What’s the weed equivalent to an alcoholic drink?

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A New Crop of Marijuana Geneticists Sets Out to Build Better Weed – Marijuana News

It’s one thing to know what molecules are found in different weed strains. It’s another to know what those chemicals actually do -- scientifically speaking.

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The Science behind the DEA's Long War on Marijuana – Marijuana News

Experts say listing cannabis among the world’s deadliest drugs ignores decades of scientific and medical data. But attempts to delist it have met with decades of bureaucratic inertia and political distortion.

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Louisiana colleges may soon be able to grow marijuana, hemp – Marijuana News

BATON ROUGE — University agriculture centers might soon be able to start growing marijuana and its plant cousin, hemp, for industrial and medicinal purposes.

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Louisiana colleges may soon be able to grow marijuana, hemp – Marijuana News

BATON ROUGE — University agriculture centers might soon be able to start growing marijuana and its plant cousin, hemp, for industrial and medicinal purposes.

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A New Era in Medical Marijuana Research? – Marijuana News

As the government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing the rules could lead to big advances.

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