Medical Cannabis Treatment for Autism to Begin Clinical Trials

There is a lot of anecdotal evidence that suggests that cannabis can treat autism, but there’s little research to back it up. To investigate these claims, two bi-coastal research groups are initiating major studies. In New York, researchers are looking at the effect of non-psychoactive cannabinoids over years. Additionally, at […]

New Research Shows How Medical Marijuana Can Fight Opioid Crisis

In states that have legalized medical marijuana, cannabis has proven to be an effective painkiller and opioid alternative. Not only can cannabis treat opioid addiction, but new research shows how medical marijuana can fight opioid crisis by curbing the number of opioid prescriptions. Here are the findings from two separate […]

Research Reveals Link Between Coffee, Cannabis and Brain Function

Daytime cannabis users will be excited to know that a landmark study appeared this week shed new light on the link between coffee, cannabis and brain function. And whether you’re a coffee drinker or not—or maybe you start the day with a smooth cup of bulletproof coffee brewed with cannabutter—the […]

Turning the Oregon Outdoor Market into a Research Opportunity

Much has been made about the plummeting market value of cannabis grown outdoors in Oregon. This certainly isn’t a reflection of the product quality within the marketplace, but more closely attributable to the oversaturation of producers in this space. This phenomenon has similarities to that of ‘Tulip Mania’ within the […]

Emerald Conference Showcases Research, Innovation in Cannabis

Last week, the 4th annual Emerald Conference brought attendees from around the world to San Diego for two days of education, networking and collaboration. Leading experts from across the industry shared some of the latest research in sessions and posters with over 600 attendees. The foremost companies in cannabis testing, […]

University Researching Young African American Blunt Use

The post University Researching Young African American Blunt Use appeared first on High Times. Researchers are concerned about African American young adults with blunt smoking habits. In fact, the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine will receive $726,000 to fund the research on young African American blunt use. According […]

The First Map of the Cannabis Genome

Sunrise Genetics, Inc., the parent company for Hempgene and Marigene, announced last week they have successfully mapped the cannabis genome. The genome map was presented at the 26th Annual Plant and Animal Genome Conference in San Diego, CA during the panel “Cannabis Genomics: Advances and Applications.” According to CJ Schwartz, […]