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According to Columbia University Medical Center
, research on cannabis is progressing
, with the FDA approving certain cannabinoids for treatment of anorexia, nausea, and vomiting in AIDS and cancer patients, as well as seizures in some children with severe epilepsy. There is still much to learn about the effects of cannabis and its potency, which is a key issue.
Leafly has reported on the tragic death of a cannabis trimmer
, which is raising concerns about the safety and working conditions in the industry.
The FDA is regulating cannabis and cannabis-derived products, including cannabidiol (CBD)
, and has established a reporting system
for adverse events associated with their use. This includes both consumer and healthcare provider reports.
Forbes reports that there is growing interest in cannabinoid innovation
, with support for legal cannabis at a record high of around 68%.
This has led to increased investment in research and development in the cannabis industry, as well as partnerships between media outlets and cannabis businesses.
Additionally, the Spannabis conference
was held in Barcelona, Spain this week from March 10-12. The conference included industry leaders from across the world, as well as a business exhibition hall and many outstanding speakers. International cannabis events continue to draw large crowds from interested entrepreneurs and consumers alike.
These news stories provide a glimpse into the current state of the cannabis industry, highlighting some of the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in terms of science, business, and regulation. At Hybrid Tech we work with a number of cannabis industry professionals in cultivation, extraction, dispensary operations, and more. If you have a need for professional engineering in your cannabis project, make sure to contact us today!