Study From Arctic Canada Finds Cannabis Users Less Obese And Less At Risk For Diabetes

New research out of Arctic Canada suggests that marijuana users, are slimmer and less at risk for diabetes than non-users.

CANADA:  Forget the Funyuns and drop the Doritos. New research out of Arctic Canada suggests that marijuana users, for some yet-to-be-understood reason, are slimmer and less at risk for diabetes than non-users. A study by Quebec researchers found that among Inuit residents of Nunavik, the province’s northernmost region, use of cannabis was correlated with lower body-mass-index measurements, Read the full article…

San Francisco Researchers Want To Pay You $560 To Vape Cannabis 30 Times

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CALIFORNIA:  …There’s a slight catch, of course. Researchers at San Francisco General Hospital want to determine whether cannabis can help treat pain associated with sickle-cell disease, a hereditary blood disorder that can cause a number of health problems including severe infections, stroke, and bouts of severe pain. Naturally, in order to conduct this study, test Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Registry In Quebec Called World’s 1st

Medical marijuana users in Quebec can now help shed light on the drug's long-term safety and effectiveness through a new registry at McGill University in Montreal.

CANADA:  Medical marijuana users in Quebec can now help shed light on the drug’s long-term safety and effectiveness through a new registry at McGill University in Montreal. McGill said its medical marijuana registry, which launched on Monday, is the first research database of its kind in the world. The registry meets a requirement of Quebec’s college of physicians, which considers Read the full article…