May 20, 2021
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that functional impairments among adults aged 50 and older are associated with a higher risk of medical cannabis use; and prescription opioid and tranquilizer/sedative use and misuse.
February 1, 2022
The National Football League is funding a novel clinical trial by UC San Diego researchers to assess whether cannabis or CBD provide any post-game pain relief caused by athletic injury. Trial participants will be professional rugby players.
October 10, 2019
Cannabis Research Buds Out in New Directions, Arthritis to Insomnia With 33 states and the District of Columbia having legalized medical marijuana, it was inevitable that there would be much talk of its therapeutic benefits, real or imagined. But lost in the equally inevitable hype has been hard scientific proof.…
December 21, 2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will expand a statewide program to prevent driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.
January 26, 2022
Novel trial measured simulated driving performance of persons after cannabis use, revealing sharply differentiated levels of ability and perception of skills.
July 14, 2020
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are recruiting eligible children between the ages of seven and fourteen years for a Phase III clinical trial to determine whether cannabidiol (CBD) reduces severe behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder.
November 13, 2018
Drugged driving has joined drunk driving and distracted driving as a leading cause of motor vehicle collisions. As roadway safety remains a pressing public health concern in California, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute have received funding to expand a statewide program…
April 22, 2014
…psychobiology of stress, to the therapeutic potential of medicinal cannabis, has been named the new Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
June 29, 2021
Researchers expose live lobsters to vaporized cannabis and confirm the crustaceans absorb THC. Whether the psychoactive compound affects behavior remains open question.
April 26, 2018
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine are preparing a first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary investigation to determine if and how cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant, provides therapeutic benefit to children with severe symptoms of autism spectrum disorder.