Studies show that smoking marijuana during pregnancy can lead to premature birth, lower birth weight and psychological problems in the newborn.
Arrest numbers reflect a nearly 40% decline from 2019, but the statistics come with some caveats.
Studies suggest that marijuana and CBD use might help relieve chronic pain while also reducing a patient’s need for opioids.
Health repercussions — including large increases in child cannabis poisonings — must outweigh industry calls to roll back cannabis regulations in the federal review of the impact of legalization.
In the mid-1800s, France was at the epicenter of the international movement to medicalize hashish, a potent form of cannabis. Now the country’s medical marijuana research is making a comeback.
Ensuring the participation of ordinary citizens and producers in the industry is the big challenge facing African states.
Does the success of this single issue minor party mean that Australians are finally ready to ‘legalise it’?
Policy-makers and stakeholders in Canada should re-examine CBD policies and ensure they are protecting, rather than confusing, consumers.
Canada is in a position to be a global leader in setting an international precedent for socially responsible and informed policy for cannabis.
Scholars weigh in on the known and unknown about marijuana and its incarnations.
While the pandemic was often blamed for 2020-2021’s strong recreational cannabis sales growth, the boost in sales was more likely due to existing trends, added stores and new products.
Colorado, Washington, Alaska and Oregon all experienced big increases in both deposits and lending shortly after legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
In the first published survey of users of the hemp-derived compound, respondents highlight some important therapeutic effects.
The recent review found that both high and low frequency cannabis users were six times more likely to develop schizophrenia.
Cannabis labelling is often misleading. Labelling cannabis products with quantities of key compounds will help consumers make informed decisions.
More licensed store openings led to larger legal sales growth but little extra increase in Canadian cannabis user numbers.
In their quest to feel high and relax, college students who use marijuana may be setting themselves back, research consistently shows.
Non-intoxicating cannabis products are safe and well tolerated by those who use them, so why not lower the clinical threshold for their manufacture and sale?
As many as 33 American states and several European countries are looking to legalize recreational cannabis. Canada’s experience has lessons for them about how best to sell cannabis.
Accidental ingestion of drugs can have detrimental effects on dogs’ health. Education and awareness can help protect pets from consuming opioids and cannabis products.