Weed, though far less dangerous than many other drugs, is not entirely without risk. Some 59% of people treating pain with medical cannabis experience moderate to severe withdrawal symptoms
Health Canada should revise its cannabis regulations to let producers differentiate themselves from competitors and explain their products to consumers.
A cannabis decriminalization bill approved by the House is a sign from Congress that sentiment around the drug is evolving, but it misses a chance to regulate marijuana for the good of all Americans.
Out of the 400 plus chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, CBD and THC are only the most well-known, and researched, cannabinoids.
Policy makers need to protect and promote the interests of people whose indigenous knowledge and toil developed a thriving national cannabis economy - in the face of harsh police crackdowns.
The jury's still out on whether or not CBD relieves stress and anxiety.
The Ontario Cannabis Store's performance greatly improved but still trailed Quebec's. However, both provinces still lack a sufficient number of outlets.
Social media makes it easy to spread 'fake news'.
Can't make up your mind in the recreational cannabis referendum? You're not alone, so here's some tips from both sides of the debate to help you decide.
The voices of recreational cannabis users are curiously missing from the official debate about legalisation.
Around 75,000 New Zealanders have been sentenced for a cannabis-related offence since 1975. With the drug more popular than ever, is it time we let the evidence guide our decisions?
Legalization and social acceptability of marijuana have contributed to a false perception that it's safe to use in pregnancy. The truth is, there is no known safe level of prenatal marijuana exposure.
New research explores how using cannabis at different times of the day influenced employee behaviour.
Overseas evidence suggests cannabis law reform should favour caution and strict enforcement of the new rules.
The British think tank Transform has given Canada high marks for its cannabis legalization efforts. But it also delved into areas that still need work, including social equity issues like amnesty.
New research shows Australians are becoming more open to less punitive responses to drug use.
Current research suggest it can be both helpful and harmful to memory – here's why.
We found babies born to mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy were likely to weigh less and be born earlier. Our study adds to a growing body of evidence on this topic.
Using cannabis may help reduce harms associated with chemsex, and provide a safer alternative for sexual and gender minority men to find intimacy and pleasure.
People who used strains with higher levels of THC were two times more likely to have anxiety – and four times more likely to report problems from their use.