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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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A Holistic Approach to Health Using Medical Cannabis

Hillary Woodson Gaskins, MD is a team player in her patients’ lives. As founder and owner of the Virgin Islands Center for Integrative Medicine in St. Thomas, Gaskins’ mission is to serve, empower and partner with patients on the path to wellness, transformation and wholeness. “I try to help enlighten patients and go beyond pharmaceuticals,” […]

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A California Chef Joins UVM Online Program to Learn the Science of Cannabis

California chef Fred Nesbitt joined the UVM Cannabis Science and Medicine Program to take his passion for cooking with cannabis to the next level. Two decades ago, he began his education and career in the cannabis industry while working at activist Dennis Peron’s CHAMP, the world’s first cannabis collective in San Francisco. In 2002, Fred […]

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A Shift in Public Opinion on the Legalization of Marijuana

More Americans favor legalizing the use of marijuana today compared to a decade ago, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. Today, 57 percent of U.S. adults say the use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37 percent say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion on legalizing marijuana was […]

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Will Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic?

The U.S. is in the midst of an unprecedented opioid epidemic, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Prescription opioid overdoses killed more than 165,000 Americans between 1999 and 2014, and the health and social costs of abusing such drugs are estimated to be as much as $55 billion a year. An article […]

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UVM Cannabis Experts to Participate in Online Speaker Series

Photo: Flickr Creative Commons The University of Vermont is organizing a free, online cannabis speaker series featuring five academic experts in medicine, botany, business, and policy. The series, presented by UVM Continuing and Distance Education and the UVM College of Medicine, will be May 25, June 8, June 22, and July 13. Featured speakers—all from […]

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