Edible Marijuana Labels Often Have Potency Wrong, Study Says

Most edibles in a recent study inaccurately described the amount of THC on their labels.

CALIFORNIA:  An analysis of 75 edible marijuana products sold to patients in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles found that labels on just 17 percent accurately described their levels of THC, the main psychoactive ingredient, researchers reported Tuesday. Sixty percent of the products had less THC than their packages advertised, and 23 percent of them had more Read the full article…

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

UBC Scientists id flavor genes

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 Just Scored A Huge Victory At A San Francisco Hospital

San Francisco General Hospital is making strides in developing a marijuana-derived treatment for sickle-cell anemia.

CALIFORNIA:  San Francisco General Hospital is making strides in developing a marijuana-derived treatmentfor sickle-cell anemia, a blood disorder that affects over millions worldwide, including 10% of African Americans in the U.S. It causes severe pain throughout the body. The condition is currently treated using opiate painkillers, but researchers believe that CBD, one of the compounds in marijuana, could Read the full article…