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UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative

The sale of recreational marijuana to adults became legal in California on January 1, 2018. Since then there has been an explosion of new cannabis (marijuana)-based products on the market. Along with them came unchecked health claims and persuasive advertisements.

Lack of information exists about the implications of marijuana

The U.S. federal government classifies cannabis as [...]

By uclahealth • July 19, 2019
California is among a growing number of states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes. The state recently legalized recreational marijuana as well. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved three drugs that contain marijuana compounds (cannabinoids). These drugs offer the hope of relief for [...]
By uclahealth • February 3, 2018