Dispensary staff routinely advise medical cannabis consumers about safe storage and common adverse events, but few counsel patients about cannabis use disorder or other risks, according to new research.
This new advice from the British Medical Journal applies to adults and children living with moderate-to-severe levels of chronic pain.
Delta-8 THC is more popular than ever. But one cannabis lab in Massachusetts has stopped testing products containing the THC variant all together. Analytical Cannabis caught up with its founder to find out more.
In a talk at the Analytical Cannabis Expo West Online 2021, Dr Julie Martellini, science operations manager at Massachusetts’ MCR Labs, walked attendees through how the Framingham-based lab adapted to the new challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Robert Thomas, a leading heavy metals expert in the cannabis testing sector and principle of the consulting company Scientific Solutions, explains just how inductively coupled plasma-mass-spectrometry (ICP-MS) can lower the regulatory demands of cannabis testing to better understand the link between lead toxicity and human disease.
Published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the paper claims that, without new policies, the years of progress achieved on protections from second-hand tobacco smoke could be undone by cannabis legalization.
The review, authored by researchers at the California Institute of Behavioral Neurosciences & Psychology, examined 22 recent research articles that investigated the use of cannabis in the treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms.
Young adult cannabis consumers seem to have a higher risk of having a heart attack than their cannabis-sober peers, according to new research.