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Cannabis Faculty Member Publishes Comprehensive Report on Delta-8 THC

UVM Cannabis Research Assistant Professor Linda Klumpers, Ph.D., has published the first peer-reviewed article on delta-8 THC pharmacology, a psychoactive compound derived from cannabis.

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Upskill Vermont Program Sheds Light on a Career in Cannabis

UVM PACE Upskill Vermont Scholarship program is helping one Vermonter explore a career in cannabis.

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UVM Cannabis Programs to Shed Light on Psilocybin

Students in the Cannabis Science and Medicine and Cannabis Plant Biology online certificate programs at UVM will learn about the compounds from mushrooms, the acute and chronic effects of psilocybin, factors that influence psilocybin pharmacology, and more. Psilocybin, the active ingredient found in mushrooms, is a Schedule 1 drug designated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement […]

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When it Comes to Cannabis Extraction, Starting at the End is Key to Success

John MacKay, Ph.D. says there’s an assumption out there that cannabis grows and some vague magical thing happens to the plant. Somehow—voila—the cannabis oil-based product is ready to be plucked from the store shelf. “Somewhere along the way, you have people who know how to grow cannabis and people who know how to sell it,” […]

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When it Comes to Cannabis, Researcher Linda Klumpers Wants People to Pay Attention to the Science

In the United States, the most common use of medical cannabis is to control pain. But whether cannabis succeeds in controlling pain varies considerably among patients. UVM’s Linda Klumpers, Ph.D. is researching what factors contribute to cannabis serving as an effective medicine in patients. A faculty member in UVM’s Professional Certificate in Cannabis Plant Biology, Klumpers and […]

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Consumer Trends in the Beverage Industry Part 2: Lemonade, Subscriptions, and Cannabis-infused Beverages

By Jon Reynolds In Part 2 of our examination of consumer trends in the beverage industry in 2021, we take a look at the popularity of hard lemonade, collaboration and joint marketing, subscription clubs, and the future of cannabis-infused beverages. Read Consumer Trends in the Beverage Industry: Part 1 Lemonade Everything is the Hot Flavor […]

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How an Educator Became an Advocate for Medical Cannabis

Kelly Goldberg first learned about the healing power of medical cannabis after experiencing back pain in her early 20s. Goldberg, who lives in Deerfield, Illinois, played varsity softball in high school. When she was a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she began feeling the physical after-effects from her years as a […]

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Susan Hewlings Builds a Solid Foundation in the Science and Medicine of Cannabis

Science sparked Susan Hewlings’ interest in cannabis. Hewlings, PhD, RN, is a scientist and consultant in the dietary supplement, CBD, and cannabis industries. Ten years ago, when friends who were opening dispensaries and seeking her advice and recommendations, she began exploring the science of it all. “It’s evolved over the years,” says Hewlings, who is […]

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Psychologist Explores the Mental Health Benefits of Cannabis

Vicki Anderson, a licensed clinical psychologist from Newbury, New Hampshire, wants to take a deeper dive into the mental health benefits of cannabis. Anderson completed in UVM’s Cannabis Science and Medicine Professional Certificate last year. She returned to UVM in 2020 for the UVM Cannabis Plant Biology Professional Certificate, an eight-week online program that covers cannabis […]

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UVM Cannabis Certification Helps Professor Create Behavioral Research Project

Researching brain development in adolescents led Hilary Marusak to UVM’s cannabis program. Marusak, an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine in Michigan, enrolled in UVM’s Cannabis Science and Medicine Professional Certificate last year. The knowledge she gained at UVM helped frame her new research study, which examines adolescent brain […]

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