Articles (links to full-text essays, news and commentary written to inform the public about Cannabis research, culture and business).
Adams, Benjamin M. (2019). Michael J. Fox Foundation Strongly Urges Support of Medical Cannabis Research. Culture Magazine.
Michael J Fox Advocates Cannabis Research
Admin Editor (2019). CBD Oil For Smooth, Blooming, And More Beautiful Skin. Asempa News.
Cannabis for your Skin
Barrons, Callie (2018). Edibles vs. Smoking: 11 Differences Between the Two. High Times.
Cannabis Edibles vs Smoking
Biehl, Zoe (2019). The Amazing World of Hemp: Hempcrete - the Most Sustainable Building Material on Earth. Cannabis Tech.
Black, Lester (2018). Jim Belushi: Medical Marijuana Would Have Saved My Brother’s Life. The Stranger.
Jim Belushi Says Cannabis could have Saved his Brother's Life
Brodsky, Carole (2018). Studies Support Cannabis as an Effective Painkiller. HelloMD.
Cannabis for Pain
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Inc. Cannabics Pharmaceuticals Study Shows Cannabinoids CBC and CBG Exhibit Anti-Tumor Properties on Gastrointestinal Cancer Cells. PR Newswire.
In the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancer Cells, an Israeli Research Group has Determined that CBC (Cannabichromene) and CBG (Cannabigerol) Exhibit Anti-Tumor Properties
Cassidy, Francis (2019). Cannabis spray is going to change the way you take medicine. Rx Leaf.
Cannabis Sprays, Precise and Repeatable Dosage
Clinical Pain Advisor Contributing Writer (2019). A Review of the Use of CBD and Other Cannabinoids in Pain Management. Clinical Pain Advisor.
CBD and Pain
Cvetkovska, Ljubica (2019). What Are Cannabinoids and Why Are They So Beneficial? LoudCloudHealth.com.
Cannabis Cannabinoids Explained: CBD, THC, CBN, CBG, CBC
Demski, Nicholas (2018). Cultivar v. Chemovar: Debating the Debasement of Cannabis Vernacular. Terpenes and Testing Magazine.
Cannabis as Chemovars, not Strains
Demski, Nicholas (2019). CANNABIS ADVOCATE DR. BOB IS PISSED THAT AFTER ALL OF THE RESEARCH OUT THERE WE’RE STILL NOT SAYING ‘CANNABIS TREATS CANCER.’ Rx Leaf.
Doctor Bob Melamede Advocates Cannabis as a Treatment for Cancer
Desjardins, Jeff (2018). The 6,000-Year History of Medical Cannabis. Visual Capitalist.
6000-Year History of Medical Cannabis
Devitt-Lee, Adrian (2017). DOSING THCA: LESS IS MORE. THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive acid form of THC found in the plant when raw. THCA converts to THC when it is decarboxylated. Discover the clinical and laboratory research on THCA for epilepsy, chronic pain, digestive disorders, and more. Project CBD.
Overview THCa Therapy
Devitt-Lee, Adrian (2019). QUICK HIT. CBD WITH OR WITHOUT FOOD? Project CBD.
Cannabis with or without Food?
Dewals, Patrick (2015). Marijuana, Reconsidered: Dr. Lester Grinspoon On 45 Years Of Cannabis Science. Cannabis Digest.
2015 Interview with Cannabis Advocate Dr Lester Grinspoon
Dolgin, Elie (2019). The bioengineering of cannabis. Genetic modification could enable industrial-scale production of cannabinoids that have pharmaceutical potential. Nature.
Bioengineering Cannabis to Produce Specific Cannabinoids
Donohue, Caitlin (2019). First HempWood Factory Opening In Murray, Kentucky Thanks To A New Startup. High Times.
A New HempWood Factory in Kentucky
Fassa, Paul (2019). Research Proving Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells Safely has been Suppressed Since 1974. Real Farmacy.
Cannabis Kills Cancer
Favaro, Avis et al (2019). Health care teams turn to CBD oil to treat difficult symptoms of dementia. CTV News.
Cannabis CBD and Dementia
Garcia-Navarro, Lulu & Bowman, Emma (2020). Algorithm Targets Marijuana Convictions Eligible To Be Cleared. NPR.
California Uses a Desktop App to Identify/Clear People of Cannabis Convictions
Ghoussoub, Michelle (2019). U.S. reverses lifetime ban on Canadian woman who crossed border with CBD oil. CBC News.
USA Ban of Woman with CBD Oil
Gologowski, Nina (2017). Patrick Stewart Reveals He Uses Marijuana Daily To Help With Arthritis Symptoms. Huffington Post.
Patrick Stewart uses Cannabis for Arthritis
Granowicz, Julia (2019). Recent Study Suggests Microdosing THC Could Reverse Brain Aging. The Marijuana Times.
Cannabis and Brain Aging
Gruetzmacher , Kent (2019). Exploring the Cannabis Entourage Effect. Maximum Yield.
Cannabis Entourage Effect
Harris, Zach (2019). Chelsea Handler Debuts New Line of Weed Created “Specifically for Women.” Merry Jane.
Chelsea Handler is Launching a Cannabis Product Line for Women
Hasse, Javier (2019). Weed And Vagina Problems: The Story Of Lara Parker, Cannabis And Endometriosis Activist. Forbes.
BuzzFeed Editor LaraParker Reveals her Struggle with Endometriosis and Discusses how Cannabis is now Integral to her Physical and Psychological Health
Havelka, Jacqueline (2019). What is CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid) & what are the benefits of this cannabinoid? Leafly.
CBDa (Cannabidiolic Acid) the CBD Precursor
Jensen, Erin (2019). Amid cancer battle, Olivia Newton-John says, 'I use a lot of cannabis in my healing.' USA Today.
Olivia Newton John uses Cannabis
Keenan, Ashley (2019). Stronger and sturdier: Mice study shows CBD holds promise for helping rebuild broken bones. The GrowthOp.
CBD can Help Rebuild Broken Bones
Komnenov, Dragana (2019). THC may stop the endless ear ringing of tinnitus. Rx Leaf.
THC may provide relief for Tinnitus
Komnenov, Dragana (2019). Crohn’s Patients See 65% Remission in Placebo/Cannabis Clinical Trial. Rx Leaf.
Cannabis and Crohn's Disease
Kostovic, Katarina (2019). What Types of Pain Can Cannabidiol (CBD) Treat? Leafly.
CBD can Treat Pain
Kotzer, Zack (2017). A Japanese Janitor Grew Weed By Disguising His Plants As Bonsai Trees. Herb.
Japanese Man Disguises Cannabis Plants by Growing them as Bonsai
Krach, Diana-Ashley (2019). How I Use THCa to Treat Crohn's Disease. Civilized.
Cannabis can Treat Crohn's Disease
Lahiri, Ani (2019). Cannabis Company Designs Pain Patch For Fibromyalgia And Nerve Pain. Healthy Holistic Living.
Cannabis Pain Patch to Treat Fibromyalgia and Nerve Pain
Lee, Martin A. (2015, 2019). CBD MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS. With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there's also been a proliferation of misconceptions. Find questions and responses to common misinformation. Project CBD.
CBD Myths and Misconceptions
Lee, Martin A. (2016, 2019). WHEN BOB DYLAN TURNED THE BEATLES ON TO MARIJUANA. On August 28th, 1964, Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis. And the rest is more than just rock 'n' roll history. Project CBD.
Bob Dylan Introduced The Beatles to Cannabis
Lee, Martin A. (2019). CBD SCIENCE UPDATE. New discoveries reported at ICRS symposium highlight CBD's potential for treating anxiety, cancer, heart disease, substance abuse, brain injuries, and more. Project CBD.
Potential of Cannabis to Treat Numerous Ailments
Leeder, Jessica (2018). Medicinal cannabis use can help mitigate symptoms of PTSD, study says. The Globe and Mail.
Liquid Life Resources, Cannabis and PTSD
Licence to Grow (2019). Man Uses Cannabis Oil & Claims It Cured His Dog of Bone Cancer & Hip Dysplasia. Licence to Grow.
Cannabis for your Pets
Licence to Grow (2019). Marijuana May Boost, Not Dull, the Elderly Brain. Licence to Grow.
Cannabis for Brain Health
Lyon, Amber (2014). ‘Vitamin Weed’: Neuroscientist says cannabis oil slows down aging process. Reset.me.
Cannabis can Slow Aging
Madhusoodanan, Jyoti (2019). Can cannabis go green? With its demand for water, land and artificial lighting, cannabis growing can leave a large environmental footprint. But heightened awareness could make cultivation more benign. Nature.
The Efficiency of the Cannabis Industry Through Organic Practices, Smart Water Management and LED Lighting
Mattio, Rosie (2020). A Cannabis Executive's Top Branding And Product Predictions For 2020. Forbes.
2020 Cannabis Industry Predictions
McKeil, Jessica (2019). Therapeutic benefits of the Cannabis bath bomb for pain, acne, psoriasis, and eczema. RX Leaf.
Cannabis Bath Bombs
Misuraca, Melinda (2019). CAN CBD HELP YOUR COMPLEXION? Can CBD really protect, heal and restore the skin? Is there anything substantive behind all the hype? What does the science say about all this? Project CBD.
Cannabis can Help your Complexion
Moore, Chris (2018). Puff in Public! Ontario Allows Adults to Smoke Weed Anywhere Tobacco Is Allowed. Merry Jane.
Ontario Cannabis can be Smoked Wherever Cigarettes can be Smoked
Moore, Chris (2019). Cannabis Reduces Suicidal Thoughts in People Suffering From PTSD, Study Finds. Merry Jane.
Cannabis May Reduce Suicidal Thoughts Among Those who Suffer from PTSD
Moore, Chris (2019). Weed Helps People Get Off Alcohol and Painkillers, According to New Survey. Merry Jane.
Cannabis Instead of Painkillers and Alcohol
Moore, Chris (2020). Researchers Just Discovered How Weed Can Stop an Anxiety Attack in Its Tracks. Merry Jane.
Cannabis to Stop Anxiety Attacks
Moore, Melissa (2018). Cannabidiol Enhances Fracture Healing. LabRoots.
Cannabis Improves Healing of Bone Fractures
Morris, Alex (2019). Medical marijuana on a roll: how cannabis oil changed Ben Saunderson's life. The Canberra Times.
Cannabis can Save Lives
Mosley, Tonya & McMahon, Serena (2020). Colorado State University-Pueblo Green Lights 'Rigorous' Cannabis Degree. NPR.
Colorado State to Offer a Cannabis-Focused Bachelor's Degree
Mulgrew, Ian (2020). Illicit retail pot sales trigger staggering fine for B.C. man. Vancouver Sun.
Huge Fine for Cannabis Seller
Nguyen, Tien (2019). Working out with weed. Scientists investigate the counter-intuitive connections between exercise and cannabis. Nature.
Cannabis Use by Athletes May Enhance the Enjoyment of Exercise, Reduce Anxiety Associated with Competition and Jump-Start Exercised-Induced Euphoria
Niche Canada (2019). Canadian Cannabis Research Should be Thriving, not Thwarted. Niche Canada.
Cannabis Research needs to Expand
Owens, Brian (2019). The professionalization of cannabis growing. As the wave of legalization advances, a budding industry is adopting the high standards of consumer-product makers to meet regulatory requirements. Nature.
The Cannabis Industry is Rapidly Becoming Professional
Parletta, Natalie (2019). Could Hemp Be The Next Big Thing In Sustainable Cotton, Fuel, Wood And Plastic? Forbes.
Hemp could Replace Various Consumer Products
Peters, Alexa (2019). 57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped. Leafly.
90% of Arthritic Patients Experienced Relief with Cannabis
ProCon (2019). History of Marijuana as Medicine - 2900 BC to Present. ProCon.
The History of Marijuana
Project CBD (2017). MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR SEIZURES. A cutting edge paper from three physicians—Dustin Sulak, Russel Saneto, and Bonni Goldstein—outlines case reports and the applications of cannabis medicine for epilepsy and seizure disorders. Project CBD.
Dosing Comparison of Full-Spectrum Cannabis to Isolates
Quan, Douglas (2019). RCMP cover up LP crimes. Pot Facts.
RCMP Cover Up LP Crimes
Reardon, C (2019). Cannabis Leaves Possess Antibacterial Effects Against MRSA. LabRoots.
Cannabis Leaves have an Antibacterial Effect
Real Farmacy (2019). 3 Studies That Show Cannabis Grows Brain Cells. Real Farmacy.
Cannabis and the Brain
Reyes, Lorenzo (2019). Former NFL WR Percy Harvin says he got high before every game to combat anxiety. USA Today.
NFL Player Used Cannabis Before Every Game to Address Anxiety
Richter, Gary (2019). Cannabis Therapy For Seizures In Animals. Project CBD.
Cannabis Therapy for Animals
Robbins, Curt (2019). Cannabis for Conditions: Alzheimers. Strain Print.
Jack Herer Talks About his Mother's Experience Using Cannabis for Alzheimer's
Robbins, Curt (2019). Understanding Terpenes: Linalool. Strain Print.
Cannabis, Terpenes, Linaloo, Russo and the Entourage Effect
Robinson, Randy (2019). 73% of Cancer Doctors See Cannabis as Medicine, Survey Says. Merry Jane.
73% of Doctors Feel Medical Marijuana Provides Benefits for Cancer Patients, but 53% do not Feel Comfortable Recommending Cannabis to Patients
Rosbach, Molly (2020). College students use more marijuana in states where it’s legal, but they binge drink less. Oregon State University.
Students with Access to Cannabis are Less Likely to Binge Drink
Rosner, Abie (2019). Cannabis For Parkinson's And Alzheimer's Diseases -An Interview With Dr. Ethan Russo. Forbes.
Dr Ethan Russo Talks with Forbes About Cannabis Treatment for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
Sanchez, Christine (2016). Dr.Christina Sanchez explains how cannabis kills cancer cells. NORML of Florida.
Dr Christina Sanchez Explains how Cannabis Kills Cancer
Schleunes, Amy (2020). Image of the Day: Marijuana for Endometriosis? The Scientist.
In Patients with Endometriosis, Researchers Found that THC Reduces Chronic Pelvic Pain and Shrinks Uterine Growths
Schroeder, Michael O. (2019). Could CBD Help Relieve Your Arthritis Pain? US News and World Report.
Cannabis for Arthritis
Schumacher, Mary (2019). 5 Ways Marijuana Can Improve An Active Lifestyle. The Fresh Toast.
Cannabis for an Active Lifestyle
Sharkey, Lauren et al (2019). Could a cannabis substance replace opioid pain relievers? Medical News Today.
Cannabis to Replace Opioids
Simpson, Rick (2009). "HOW MUCH HEMP OIL SHOULD I BE INGESTING?" YouTube.
Rick Simpson Explains Dosing with Phoenix Tears
Sismondo, Christine (2019). Flavonoids are the next big thing in marijuana research. The Star.
Cannabis and Flavonoids
Smith, Charlie (2019). Vancouver conference speaker says cannabis could disrupt concrete, timber, paper, and plastics industries. The Georgia Straight.
Cannabis Could Disrupt Concrete, Timber, Paper and Plastics Industries
Smith, Dana (2020). New Studies Prove Cannabis is Good for Your Heart. Cannabis.net.
Cannabis Therapy for your Heart
Somerset, Sara Brittany (2019). Potentially Flawed University Study Reports Adults Who Mix Cannabis With Opioids for Pain Relief Experience Higher Anxiety And Depression. Forbes.
Flawed Cannabis with Opioids Study
Sutherland, Stephani (2017). Marijuana May Boost, Rather Than Dull, the Elderly Brain. Scientific American.
Cannabis May Improve Elderly Brain Function
Symonds, Anna (2019). CANNABIS FOR CONTACT SPORTS. How one elite athlete stays on top of her game with CBD and medical cannabis. Project CBD.
Cannabis and Athletes
Taylor, English (2018). I Tried Cannabis Lube for Sex — And Now It’s My Vagina’s Cure-All Moisturizer. Healthline.
Cannabis Lube for Sex
Tejani, Shafin Diamond (2019). What Mark Twain can teach us about the weed industry. Quartz.
Cannabis Industry Investment Strategy
The Fresh Toast (2019). 5 ways marijuana can improve an active lifestyle. 420 Intel.
Cannabis can Improve an Active Lifestyle
Tri-City News (2019). Drop the price of weed, Green Party says. Tri-City News.
The Green Party Advocates for Lowering the Price of Cannabis
Turner, Wendy (2015). Boy Using Cannabis Oil: ‘I’d Rather Be Illegally Alive Than Legally Dead.’ CBS Denver.
Cannabis Saves a Boy's Life
United Patients Group (2015). Medical Cannabis Dosing: Why Less May Be More. United Patients Group.
Full-Spectrum Cannabis Compared to Isolates
Weeks, Matt (2018). Cannabis could be reversing damage to arthritic joints. Rx Leaf.
Cannabis can Reverse Damage to Arthritic Joints
Weeks, Matt (2018). CBD Stops breast cancer from achieving metastasis in recent study. Rx Leaf.
CBD to Treat Breast Cancer
Weeks, Matt (2020). New Study Says Frail Older Adults Grow Stronger Under Cannabis Care. Rx Leaf.
Cannabis Could be Used to Replace Some Drugs Used by Elder to Improve Quality of Life
Wegman, Josh (2019). Ex-NHL enforcer McCarty says marijuana saved his life. The Score.
Cannabis Saved a Hockey Player's Life
Wetsman, Nicole (2020). More and more older adults are using marijuana. The Verge.
More Adults are Using Cannabis
Woodruff, Emily (2019). Marijuana Gives Hope _ Even if Science Is Still Catching Up. Associated Press.
Some Physicians Feel Cannabis is a Medicinal Benefit, While Others Remain Skeptical
Yard, Bridget (2018). Lawyer says renters have right to grow medical cannabis. CBC.
Lawyer Says Renters have the Right to Grow Medical Cannabis
Yu, Douglas (2020). Cannabis Taking A Larger Share Of Alcohol Industry Amid Concern Over Calories And Hangovers. Forbes.
Cannabis use is Displacing Alcohol use Among Millennials
Z., Branna (2019). The Study on THC and Lung Cancer that Disappeared in the 1970’s. Rx Leaf.
1970's Study on Cannabis and Cancer Disappeared
Zenpype (2019). A New Study Reveals that Smoking High THC Flower is The Most Effective Path Against Chronic Pain. Zenpype.
High THC Flower is Most Effective for Pain Relief