CBD Case Studies

HB130 would let researchers who conduct institutional review board-approved studies possess and administer cannabinoid products to study participants, as well as import cannabis and related products from other states for study use— as long as the materials comply with federal law and are obtained from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In January, Utah lawmakers […]

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Daniel Sciubba, MD, a spine neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine, discusses a case of a patient with kyphosis who was in pain following two spine surgeries to address injuries from extreme sporting accidents. During a two-day surgery, Sciubba removed the old hardware and reconstructed the patient’s spine. One year after surgery, the patient is cycling, […]

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, or CHS for short, is a very rare condition that can occur in long-term, heavy cannabis users. Common criteria includes recurrent episodes of nausea and vomiting, dehydration, emergency room visits, and frequent bathing. Many believe that the increased popularity of concentrates is to blame, although studies show that CHS existed before they […]

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(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) I remember back in 2000, my headline was something like, “Get Ready For The RFID Retail Revolution,” or, “Wal-Mart Kicks Off The RFID Revolution.” Turns out the revolution never materialized. But it might this time around; at least that’s what retailers are hoping. After nearly 20 years of aborted takeoffs—including a much-watched failed […]

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Shutterstock On a perfect Silicon Valley Saturday, sunny with a soft breeze, I was sampling wines and cheeses with friends in the Saratoga hills. The conversation turned to startups, familiar territory for everyone at the table. A serial restaurateur who had recently joined a fintech company and an angel investor turned consultant both agreed that startups should […]

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DNA barcodes reveal that a recently-described butterfly species is actually the female of another species known to science for more than a century Andrew Neild / Florida Museum of Natural History Male Sunburst Cerulean-Satyr butterfly (Caeruleuptychia helios; Weymer, 1911) attracted to bait of fermented fish and urine. Villa Carmen Biological Station, Pilcopata, Cuzco, Peru, April […]

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Welcome to the Inaugural 2017 Cannabis Trend Report. Created in conjunction with Civilized and Salar Media Group, we take a look at how cannabis is disrupting industry, culture, legislation, science and everything in between.  Over the next few years we will continue to see great advances in the industry as more states approve legal cannabis use. North […]

Technological advances have led to dramatic decreases in the cost of genetic sequencing, ushering in a genomics revolution that aspires to transform medicine. However, developing solutions that can effectively, efficiently, and affordably translate these advances to a clinical setting remains challenging, which is why two genomics companies, Congenica and Edico Genome, have partnered to offer […]