Category Archives: cannabis research

DEA finally ends fed monopoly on schwaggy research-grade cannabis

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Late last week, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) quietly made an announcement that’s expected to have a profound and long-lasting impact on cannabis research and development in the United States. In its statement, the DEA said it was “nearing the end of its review of certain marijuana grower applications, thereby allowing it to soon […]

New PTSD study finds cannabis safe, but not as effective as assumed

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Preliminary results from a long-awaited study indicate that cannabis appears to be a safe and well-tolerated treatment for patients managing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), although researchers did not find strong signals of effectiveness. The study, led by Marcel Bonn-Miller of the University of Pennsylvania and Sue Sisley of the Scottsdale Research Institute, was funded by […]