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765 Articles Matching "marijuana"

Aurora says no deal with beverage makers for weed-based drinks

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Tuesday it had not partnered with any beverage company, responding to a media report that Coca-Cola Co was in talks with the Canadian weed producer to make marijuana infused drinks....
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South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional....
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Almost 1 in 11 students has vaped cannabis, report says

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Even middle schoolers are vaping marijuana, according to a new report....
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When Cancer Patients Need Support And Encouragement, Personal Coaches Can Be The Answer

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But some say that if the health system was doing its job, the independent coaches shouldn't actually be necessary. In other new: over-the-counter medication packaging, strep throat, Alzheimer's, cartilage, back pain, marijuana and...
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2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among...
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Coke eyes cannabis-infused drink market

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
Coca-Cola Co is closely watching the fast-growing marijuana drinks market for a possible entry that would expand the world's largest soft drink maker's ambitions further away from sugary sodas....
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Half As Many People Are Trying Heroin, But Marijuana Use Grows

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
An annual government survey of drug use and health shows a dramatic drop in the number of people who tried heroin but an uptick in pot...
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Marijuana Bill Approved By Congressional Committee, Despite Drug Conviction Restriction Dispute

Sep 14, 2018 , Forbes
This is only the second time in history that a congressional committee has approved a standalone cannabis reform...
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Dozens Of Applications To Study Marijuana’s Effectiveness At Treating PTSD, Chronic Pain And More Sit In Limbo

Sep 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Drug Enforcement Administration hasn't approved any of the applications that have come in during the past two years, and has offered no timeline on when they will be processed....
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Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional Vote This Week

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve legislation to license more growers of cannabis to be used in scientific...
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The White House Allegedly Has A Marijuana Smear Squad. Cannabis Experts Say Bring It On

Sep 07, 2018 , Forbes
The Trump administration has reportedly tasked federal agencies with compiling negative data on U.S. cannabis legalization, but industry members think it's too...
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Here's why synthetic marijuana is 30 times more likely to harm you than natural marijuana

Sep 07, 2018 , CNBC Health
Synthetic marijuana is attractive to those who are looking for marijuana but either don't have access, the funds, or need to pass a clean urine test. But the risk of smoking spice outweigh the convenience cost according to a street drug researcher in The...
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More baby boomers turning to marijuana, study says

Sep 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Seniors are increasingly passing the pipe. About 9% of US adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used marijuana at least once during the survey year, while 3% of those over 65 have done so, new research finds....
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Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans

Sep 06, 2018 , Forbes
Military veterans would be able to legally access and use medical cannabis under a new Senate...
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Marijuana Found In Breast Milk Up To Six Days After Use

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Although national organizations like the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that breastfeeding mothers do not use marijuana,......
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More Women Turn to Marijuana for Morning Sickness

Sep 01, 2018 , WebMD
The study of more than 220,000 pregnancies from 2009 through 2016 found overall use at 5.3% in the first trimester. That number spiked to 11.3% for pregnant women with severe nausea and vomiting. Just over 8% of the women with mild nausea and vomiting used pot while...
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Study: CBD From Marijuana May 'Reset' The Brain To Counteract Symptoms Of Psychosis

Sep 01, 2018 , Forbes
In another potential research success for CBD, an initial study finds that the cannabis compound could be an effective treatment for...
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The White House Allegedly Has A Marijuana Smear Squad. Cannabis Experts Say Bring It On.

Aug 31, 2018 , Forbes
The Trump administration has reportedly tasked federal agencies with compiling negative data on U.S. cannabis legalization, but industry members think it's too...
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Study: CBD From Marijuana May "Reset" The Brain To Counteract Symptoms Of Psychosis

Aug 31, 2018 , Forbes
In another potential research success for CBD, an initial study finds that the cannabis compound could be an effective treatment for...
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How Do Marijuana Strains And Doses Affect Depression And Anxiety? A New Study Looks For Answers

Aug 31, 2018 , Forbes
How marijuana use affects depression, anxiety and stress symptoms is a topic of debate, with advocates and detractors seeking data to support their positions. A new study takes a shot at finding some answers -- the results are worth a look, but carry a few...
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