The Latest in Cannabis Research: Spring 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, we’ve seen advances in our understanding of cannabis’ therapeutic benefits in a range of disorders, diseases, and cancers. Below are just some of the biggest cannabis research headlines we’ve seen over the last few months. The list is by no means exhaustive and only represents peer-reviewed research articles, but…read more

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

A sample of cannabidiol (CBD) oil is dropped into water. Supplements containing the marijuana extract are popular and widely sold as remedies for a variety of ailments and aches. But scientific evidence that they work hasn’t yet caught up for most applications, researchers say. Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg Creative Photos/Getty Images As more states legalize marijuana, there’s…read more

U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition

The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. PHOTO BY CHRIS WALLIS // SIDE POCKET IMAGES The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation,…read more