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Colorado’s first licensed cannabis R&D firm to study marijuana’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

A Denver-based company hopes to be the state’s first to study the effects of marijuana on Alzheimer’s disease, thanks to a newly available research and development license in the city.

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You’ll soon be able to earn a degree in cannabis from a Colorado university

Colorado State University-Pueblo received state approval Friday for the state’s first cannabis-related degree program, to be launched this fall.

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Colorado State University to open new cannabinoid research center

Colorado State University is planning to open a new research center dedicated to studying cannabinoids this spring, thanks to a $1.5 million donation.

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More edible pot among Colorado teen users, study says

Some teenagers in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for adults, are shifting away from smoking in favor of edible cannabis products, a medical study released Monday shows.

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Teen odds of using marijuana dip with recreational use laws

New research suggests legalizing recreational marijuana for U.S. adults in some states may have slightly reduced teens’ odds of using pot.

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Medical pot laws no answer for U.S. opioid deaths, study says

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

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CU study pushes back on stoner stereotype, suggests 80% mix weed with workouts

Long has the image of the weed smoker – one glued to the couch, Doritos bag in hand – sustained popular culture. Rarely, if ever, does the stereotype include a pair of dumbbells.

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Marijuana users less likely to gain weight despite munchies, study says

The research contradicts the common belief that pot users will pack on the pounds as a result of an increased appetite.

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CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

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Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

As a green gold rush in legal marijuana and its non-drug cousin hemp spreads across North America, a growing number of colleges are adding cannabis to the curriculum to prepare graduates for careers cultivating, researching, analyzing and marketing the herb.

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