While the cannabis-consuming patients were on average 15 years younger than the other patients - a factor that could help them recover from injuries at a faster rate - the study’s authors still say THC could have afforded some protective effect.
Published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, the new study found that THC could relieve inflamed pathways in the lungs of lab mice, as well as benefit the bacteria living the rodents’ lungs and guts.
Stored cannabis vape cartridges and lead leaching may pose a risk to consumer health, an early study shared with Analytical Cannabis has found.
The new study found that states without a legal recreational marijuana market were more likely to have more EVALI cases per capita.
State authorities have begun an investigation into a cannabis testing lab over allegations of falsified testing results, according to the local newspaper the Tulsa World.
If new legislation is approved, the country could have an established regulatory structure for domestic production in place by early 2021, expert consultants say.
The amendments are open to public comment until October 20.
In total, the state has earned $1.45 billion from marijuana taxes since recreational sales became legal in January 2018.
The FDA is looking to hire a contractor to study thousands of CBD product samples to help the administration develop regulations for products containing the compound.