Cannabis breathalyzers may just be a pipe dream, according to a new federal study.
Researchers from Western University, Canada report the development of new biodegradable hemp-reinforced co-polyesters that could serve as a sustainable substitute for traditional plastic packaging.
Medical cannabis treatment can have a significant positive effect on patients’ health-related quality of life, suggests an observational study from researchers at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
The study involved over 300 chronic pain patients who received more than one infusion of ketamine over several months. All participants reported pain relief; those with depression experienced “more robust” relief.
The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) issued a notice on May 9 concerning flower produced by Big Mountain Organics, LLC (doing business as Big Medicine Cannabissary).
The compounds were previously thought to be exclusive to the cannabis plant.
The Midway Lab acquisition will bring Smithers’ cannabis testing services to a total of five US states.
The acquisition extends ACT’s cannabis testing services into Florida; the company already tests cannabis in Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York.
In the observational study, the researchers found that patients’ ratings of average pain severity, worst pain severity, and pain interference all fell after starting medical cannabis treatment.