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Study: Cannabis Use Not Associated with Adverse Outcomes for Couples Undergoing IVF Montreal, Canada: A history of marijuana use among men and women is not associated with compromised effects on IVF (in vitro fertilization) outcomes, according to data published in the Journal of Cannabis Research. A team of researchers from Canada and Israel assessed IVF …

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Study: No Rise in Youth Marijuana Use Following Legalization Bozeman, MT: Neither the enactment of medical marijuana or adult-use legalization laws have led to an uptick in young people’s consumption of cannabis, according to data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. A team of researchers analyzed data compiled from the Youth Risk …

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Review: Cannabinoids Are an “Adequate Potential Treatment Option” for Fibromyalgia Patients Fairfield, CA: Human trials indicate that the use of either whole-plant cannabis or cannabinoids can improve various symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and that they possess an adequate safety profile for use in treatment, according to the findings of a literature review published …

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Study: Chronic Pain Patients Report Improved Quality of Life Following Medical Cannabis Use Philadelphia, PA: Patients with chronic pain conditions report improvements in their health-related quality of life following the use of cannabis, according to data published in the journal Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids. Investigators assessed the use of cannabis in a cohort of 181 …

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Clinical Trial: Use of CBD Associated with Greater Emotional Wellness Sao Paulo, Brazil: The daily administration of CBD is associated with lower levels of emotional exhaustion, anxiety, and depression, according to clinical trial data published in JAMA Psychiatry. A team of investigators affiliated with the University of SÃŖo Paulo in Brazil evaluated the safety and …

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Study: Combined Administration of Oral THC and PEA Effective in Patients with Refractory Tourette’s Syndrome New Haven, CT: The combined administration of oral THC (dronabinol) and the endogenous compound PEA (palmitoylethanolamide) is associated with symptomatic improvements in patients with treatment-resistant Tourette’s syndrome (TS), according to observational trial data published in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and …

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Study: Medical Cannabis Treatment Associated with Sustained Relief, Decreased Use of Analgesics in Chronic Pain Patients Haifa, Israel: Patients diagnosed with chronic pain experience sustained relief from the use of medical cannabis, and many of them reduce or eliminate their use of analgesic drugs over time, according to longitudinal data published in the European Journal …

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Analysis: Adult-Use Legalization Laws Not Linked to Increases in Violent Crime, Problematic Substance Abuse Cambridge, MA: The enactment of state-level, adult-use marijuana legalization laws is not associated with increases in either drug treatment admissions, violent crime, or overdose deaths, according to a comprehensive analysis published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. A team of …

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Feds: Marijuana Trafficking Convictions Have Fallen Dramatically Following Statewide Legalization Washington, DC: The federal government is prosecuting and convicting fewer people for violating marijuana trafficking laws, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC). According to a new fact sheet issued by the Commission, just over 1,000 people were sentenced federally in …

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Study: Marijuana Use Not Associated with Deleterious Effects on Male Sexual Function * Note @WeedConnection Does Not Need A Study To Confidently State The Headline iS Correct ** Based On Personal Experience; Interviewing & Witnessesing Old Stoners Pop Out Babies iN Old Age Winnipeg, Canada: Cannabis use does not appear to have any significant adverse …