Study Finds Daily Marijuana Use Increases Treatment Retention Rates for Those Addicted to Opioids

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Daily cannabis use is associated with greater odds of retention in treatment among those addicted to opioids, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction, and epublished online by the National Institute of Health. “Cannabis use is common among people on opioid agonist treatment (OAT), causing concern for some care providers”, states the study. “However, there is limited and conflicting evidence on … Read More

This Weed In News: Canada’s Cops Could Consume Cannabis, Legal Medical Weed Might Not be OK in Oklahoma, and Utah Sheriffs Mobilize Against Legalization Vote

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BY MONTEREY BUD Canadian police could be allowed to consume marijuana during off-hours once recreational marijuana is officially legalized in the Great White North; Oklahoma municipalities are preparing for medicinal cannabis by passing zoning laws that will regulate where dispensaries can be located; and at least one Utah sheriff’s office urged residents to vote ‘no’ on the state’s medical marijuana … Read More

18% of US adults (21+) consider themselves cannabis users, Says Findings of Study

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18% of US adults (21+) consider themselves cannabis users Of those, 48% use Cannabis to relieve anxiety 40% use as a sleeping aid or for pain relief 1/5 use cannabis as a substitute for prescription medicine London, 13th September: A new study conducted by Kadence International reveals insights into the changing landscape of the cannabis category in the US. Adult cannabis usage … Read More

Study Finds Marijuana Use Increases Sexual Frequency “Across All Demographic Groups”

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A study conducted by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine has found that “despite concerns among physicians and scientists that frequent marijuana use may impair sexual desire or performance, the opposite appears more likely to be the case.” The study, published online Oct. 27 in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, are based on an analysis of more than 50,000 Americans ages 25-45. Researchers … Read More

Report: U.S. CBD Market Grew 40% in 2017, to Grow to $2 Billion by 2022

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by Emily Watkins New Frontier Data, a global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the cannabis industry, has released The CBD Report: 2018 Industry Outlook. In this report, New Frontier Data estimates that the U.S. CBD industry grew by nearly 40 percent in 2017, reaching $367 million in sales across hemp-derived and marijuana-derived markets. This marks the first year … Read More