Can cannabis help with acne, and other skin conditions? A new study aims to find out. The preclinical studies are a partnership between Cronos Group and Technion Research and Development Foundation (Israel Institute of Technology). Their goal is to study the use of cannabinoids and their role in regulating skin health and...
Canopy Growth Corporation is launching a study that looks at the effectiveness of cannabidiol (CBD) in treating anxiety in some animals. The research will be conducted by the company's subsidiary Canopy Health Innovations, which focuses on developing cannabis-based healthcare products for companion animals. "Our passion to create safe and effective products...
A flurry of cannabis-related studies have been launched in recent weeks looking at how the plant can help with everything from anxiety to pain management. Now, a study is beginning that will explore whether cannabis can treat endometriosis, a condition where tissue from the uterine lining migrates to other organs...
Is cannabis for kids? This latest podcast from Cannabis Media Collective delves into the topic. "You don't give cannabis products to children, right? Or what about that Charlotte's Web stuff for seizures?" podcast hosts ask. The...
A new approach to feeding friends who are grieving, by Alica Forneret When a person is grieving, we want to do everything right. We stress over every opportunity to support them: How do I say the right thing? When do I show up? What do I bring to make them feel...
A “Clinical Cannabinoid Education Network” (CCEN) launched on Jan. 16 that aims to provide “an educational platform for medical practitioners who want to learn more about the science of cannabis and its place in their clinical practice.” The goal of CCEN, according to...
Strainprint says it is leveraging its proprietary data to provide evidence-based research reports to the cannabis industry Cannabis data and analytics company Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd has launched "Strainprint Reports," a new product line of "comprehensive analyst research reports, designed to support medical cannabis...
Aurora Cannabis has partnered with mixed martial arts organization UFC on a multi-year, multi-million dollar, global partnership to advance clinical research "on the relationship between 100% hemp derived Cannabidiol (CBD) products and athlete wellness and recovery, with a view to accelerating CBD product development and education.”

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The beauty industry embraces the power of the plant. The benefits of hemp oil have long been known to the health and beauty industry, and high-profile brands such as the Body Shop and Dr. Bronner’s have used the ingredient for years. Now, with the mainstreaming of marijuana in North America,...
James O'Hara with Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana urges government to see the economic benefits of medical cannabis for seniors. A medical cannabis advocate is urging Canadian policymakers to realize the economic benefits of seniors being treated with the plant - and...