• January 22, 2021

Tags : cannabis research

Workers’ Compensation Claims Decline In States With Medical Marijuana, Study Shows

Legalizing medical marijuana leads to fewer and cheaper workers’ compensation claims, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati Ash Blue College and Temple University concluded that permitting medical cannabis “can allow workers to better manage symptoms associated with workplace injuries and illnesses and, in turn, reduce need for [workers’ compensation].” The […]Read More

Businesses Are More Profitable And Innovative In States With Legal Marijuana, Study Finds

States have been experimenting with various forms of marijuana legalization for years and, according to new research, business is better where cannabis is legal. To investigate the impact legalization has on the economy, researchers at the University of Iowa analyzed 9,810 corporations between 1991 and 2017, finding “a multitude of positive effects” after a state […]Read More

Liberal Americans Are Six Times More Likely To Smoke Marijuana Than Conservatives, Poll Finds

Americans who are politically liberal are six times more likely to smoke marijuana compared to those who identify as conservative, new Gallup polling data published on Friday shows. According to the demographic breakdown of cannabis consumption trends, which is a follow-up report based on an earlier survey by the research organization, marijuana smoking habits vary […]Read More

Federal Reserve Bank Examines Marijuana Industry’s Growth

The Federal Reserve Bank Of Kansas City recently issued a report looking at Colorado’s marijuana market, ultimately concluding that the cannabis industry is primed to continue to grow as public support for legalization increases, although perhaps not quite at the rate seen in the early years of the policy change’s implementation. The central bank district […]Read More

DEA Finalizes Plan To Grow 3.2 Million Grams Of Marijuana In 2020

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) finalized its plans to authorize the cultivation of 3,200,000 grams of marijuana for research purposes next year—a 30 percent increase from 2019’s quota. DEA initially proposed 2020 production quotas in a notice published in the Federal Register in September. This latest notice finalizes those numbers, taking into account input it received during […]Read More

Cannabis tax dollars being spent on private research, not on efficacy

It appears Colorado State University-Pueblo didn’t get the message. The university’s Institute for Cannabis Research is still spending tax dollars on research for a private company, not on studying the efficacy of cannabis. This from the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel’s Charles Ashby: Despite a clear rejection by the Colorado Legislature, the state’s only cannabis research […]Read More

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