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Study: Neurobiological mechanisms that influence cannabis tolerance

Study: Neurobiological mechanisms that influence cannabis tolerance

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

A brand new study into cannabis tolerance has unveiled some fascinating findings — plant tolerance is dependent on circuitry activities within the brain. Researchers from Maastricht University discovered that neurometabolic alterations in the brain’s reward circuitry are responsible for making consumers develop...

First ever clinical trial into cannabis for insomnia returns promising results

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

Researchers in Australia have published initial results from a clinical trial on cannabis for chronic insomnia. Based on the team's findings, improvements in sleep quality were dependent on the dose of a specific novel cannabinoid formulation. This is the first placebo-controlled clinical trial ev...

Cannabis social equity applicants in San Francisco bag their first permits

Cannabis social equity applicants in San Francisco bag their first permits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 9, 2020

During the middle of December, social equity applicants in San Francisco rejoiced, as they were awarded the first ever permits for launching cannabis businesses in the Californian metropolis; applications for cannabis permits were officially opened to equity applicants in 2018. The Cannabis Equity...

USDA encouraged comments on hemp for its webinar on the 2018 Farm Bill

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 23, 2019

A webinar was recently held by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), but it wasn’t just any old webinar. The USDA organized a webinar to enlighten people on the topic of hemp production and the recently enacted 2018 Farm Bill.  The listening session was hosted as a means of preparing to implement the all-impor...

Five Governors discuss cannabis and hemp at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2019

Five governors from separate states discussed the topic of cannabis and hemp legalization at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference last month. The event has since stimulated plenty of conversation amongst cannabis advocates, what with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) saying hemp needs to be regulated ...

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2018

A new report from the Bank of Montreal (BMO) has shone a light on the profitability of global weed. So promising is the outlook, that the sky-high valuations we currently see for major Canadian cannabis players like Tilray, valued at $20 billion, will seem surprisingly cheap in the near future. Ca...

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