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Fort Collins Cannabis Investors Awarded $100,000

A Fort Collins startup specializing in studying hemp was recently awarded roughly $100,000 by a Denver-based group of investors. New West Genetics plans to use the funds to hire additional staff and solve production challenges. The company creates strains of industrial hemp by combining the science used to study genetics with traditional agriculture breeding techniques, the Rockies Venture Club announced ... Read More »

Science Shows Cannabis Doesn’t Shrink Brains

Two recently published studies might have put the last couple of nails in the coffin on the idea that smoking cannabis shrinks the brain, but the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) quickly jumped in to say it’s still too early to declare the herb safe enough for legalization. Science Shows Cannabis Doesn’t Shrink Brains David Goldman, M.D. ... Read More »

Cannabis and the Brain

Two studies and an editorial published online by JAMA Psychiatry examine associations between cannabis use and the brain. Cannabis and the Brain In the first study, David Pagliaccio, Ph.D., formerly of Washington University in St. Louis, and now at the National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Md., and coauthors analyzed data from a group of twin/siblings (n=483 with 262 participants ... Read More »