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Long-term cannabis use linked to muted stress response WSU study shows

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. » More …

June 9-12: Breath test, cancer on medicinal plants agenda

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

DhingraSPOKANE, Wash. – Marijuana and other medicinal plants are the focus of a research conference hosted by Washington State University in Spokane June 9-12. » More …

Medical marijuana: Hunter-gatherer users have fewer worms

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hagen-EdVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect, smoking medical marijuana. » More …

Oct. 2: Professor to deliver cannabis lecture at WSU Tri-Cities

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

Craft-80RICHLAND, Wash. – A free, public, research presentation on the effects of cannabis use among men and women will be discussed at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the East Building Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland. » More …

Females more sensitive to cannabis; males get munchies

By Becky Phillips, University Communications

Craft-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Smoking today’s concentrated pot might be risky business for women, according to new research from Washington State University. The study is the first to demonstrate sex differences in the development of tolerance to THC. » More …