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How cannabis and psilocybin might ease chronic pain

Posted on: 17 May 2024

A professor of anesthesiology says for him the research is personal.

U of T study challenges lazy stoner stereotypes

Posted on: 03 May 2024

“Our data suggests that you can be hard-working, motivated and a chronic cannabis user at the same time.”

UK should follow Germany and decriminalize cannabis

Posted on: 12 Apr 2024

Or take cannabis to the next level, and legalize it like Canada.

Just like Canada, Colorado faces inflated THC numbers

Posted on: 29 Mar 2024

Inflated THC numbers are also found in the US.

No ‘buyer’s remorse’ for legalization, says Pew poll

Posted on: 29 Mar 2024

One out of 10 of Americans oppose cannabis criminalization, says a poll by the Pew Research Center.

The world’s most famous recipe for ‘hash fudge’

Posted on: 15 Mar 2024

Inside the legendary cookbook of Alice B. Toklas.

Legalization not linked to upticks in cannabis-induced psychosis

Posted on: 07 Mar 2024

Legalization in Canada is not associated with increases in cannabis-induced psychosis, according to newly released research.

Cannabis can ease cravings for opioids, says UBC research

Posted on: 16 Feb 2024

Cannabis could play a role in helping hard-drug users.

Rebel to retail: Inside Bob Marley’s posthumous marketing empire

Posted on: 09 Feb 2024

The long-awaited Bob Marley biopic “One Love” is almost out.

Is it safe to give your pets CBD to treat anxiety and pain?

Posted on: 09 Feb 2024

More than a third of people give their pets some form of cannabis product. But is it safe to give your pets cannabis?

Indigenous cannabis stores trial could have wide impact

Posted on: 26 Jan 2024

Ontario Superior Court will hear a precedent-setting case involving 10 First Nations defendants.

Sask Polytech and Mother Labs collaborate on mildew project

Posted on: 26 Jan 2024

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s BioScience Applied Research Centre partnered with Mother Labs to screen cannabis plants for mildew.

Is it time for a cannabis-free month?

Posted on: 19 Jan 2024

Cannabis users could benefit from a ‘dry’ month.

Canada owes vets mental health tools, psychedelic therapies

Posted on: 14 Dec 2023

Canadian veterans urgently need research on psychedelic therapies, as well as timely and equitable access.

Cannabis in pregnancy tied to adverse birth outcomes: study

Posted on: 24 Nov 2023

Infants prenatally exposed to cannabis in pregnancy are more likely to be born preterm and have a low birth weight.

Vancouver psilocybin and psychedelics bust a mistake

Posted on: 24 Nov 2023

Psychedelics are on the same path as cannabis; recent raids highlight that.