Is it time to consider using medical marijuana?

Despite the hype and popularity of medical marijuana, you may not be sure if it’s something to consider. You’re right to be cautious; the use of marijuana to treat health problems is still being studied, and we don’t have all the answers about its risks and benefits. We do know that medical marijuana use among … Read more

Is Marijuana Really Harmless?

More and more states are moving towards full legalization. Marijuana is currently broadly legalized in Montana, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Florida, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Hawaii. 1At this time, over half of America’s states have either … Read more

THC-derived medical marijuana products to be unveiled by Southern University

Southern University announced its Agricultural Research and Extension Center on Wednesday, July 1 will unveil a line of THC-based medical marijuana products that will be available across Louisiana.The university is one of two license-holders in the state authorized to grow.University officials said Southern will be first among Historically Black Colleges Universities (HBCUs) to offer a … Read more

Determining Cannabinoids in Marijuana-Infused Edibles

Marijuana-infused edibles or medibles have increased immensely over the last 10 years. With products such as brownies, gummy bears, and chocolate infused with marijuana, it is more important now than ever to test these cannabis-related products.   In this interview, Dr. Carl Wolf talks to News-Medical Life Sciences about his work and research into determining cannabinoids … Read more

Effects of cannabis edibles can vary greatly based on small differences in THC dose

New research sheds light on the pharmacodynamic effects of cannabis-infused food. The findings, which appear in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, indicate that relatively small differences in doses can result in large differences in effects among infrequent cannabis users. “There have been very few controlled studies done in which cannabis edibles were administered, and most did … Read more