This digital collection includes selected individual presentations and posters from the 2017 and 2018 Institute of Cannabis Research conferences, an IRC technical report, other publications, and video presentations.

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  • Marijuana research at the National Institute on Drug Abuse 

    Author(s):Kimmel, Heather L.
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    While marijuana is illegal under federal law, most of the states in the United States have moved to decriminalize or legalize it in some form. Public opinion about marijuana use has become more permissive, while proliferating ...
  • ICR 2018: Proceedings of the 2nd annual conference of the Institute of Cannabis Research at CSU-Pueblo April 26-28, 2018 

    Author(s):Institute of Cannabis Research Conference (2nd : 2018 : Colorado State University-Pueblo)
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; conference proceedings; abstracts (summaries)
  • Pueblo County Cannabis Impact Study 

    Author(s):Institute of Cannabis Research; Baca, Judy; Bedoya-Valencia, Leonardo; Blaha, Jeremiah; Foust, Carol P.; Franta, Joe; Fraser, Jane M.; Gilbreath, James Bradford; Hassan, Aun; Hackett, Colleen; Heintzelman, Jacinda; Kies, Bethany; Langer, Carol; Massey, Margie; McGettigan, Timothy; Melnykov, Igor; Montoya, Fawn-Amber; Murtagh, Leslie; Persons, Lisa D.; Peters, Tim; Pettit, Sue; Piazza, Jenny; Radigan, Patrick; Reilly-Sandoval, Arlene; Richmond, Pam; Schlosser, Jennifer; Vanden Heuvel, Brian; Wakefield, Mike; Clark, Carey; Randall, Karen; Wiley, Ron; Bradsby, Courtney; Bressler, Jared; Davis, John; Gavato, Joey; McCain, Sean; McClelland, Brittani; Serena, Shelby; Trujillo, Maria
    Date:2017
    This report constitutes the Marijuana Community Impact Study commissioned by the Board of Pueblo County Commissioners, per the scope of services submitted to the commissioners in November 2016 (which in turn referenced the ...
  • Phytocannabinoidome and the Endocannabinoidome: How Close Are They? 

    Author(s):Di Marzo, Vicenzo
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Studies on the pharmacological mechanism of action of the major psychotropic principle of some varieties of C. sativa, i.e., Δ(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), led to the discovery of the endocannabinoid (eCB) system. The ...
  • Marijuana, Colorado, and kids 

    Author(s):Wang, G. Sam
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
  • Cannabis-based drug delivery: university lab to medical trials 

    Author(s):Stinchcomb, Audra L.
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Pueblo native Audra Stinchcomb describes twenty years of cannabisbased drug delivery research in less than an hour. The highs and lows of a start-up pharmaceutical company journey are illustrated. This talk takes you from ...
  • Cannabinoid related mortality in Denver 

    Author(s):Caruso, James
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
  • Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome 

    Author(s):Ng, Patrick C.
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
  • Cannabis and homelessness: fact vs. fiction 

    Author(s):Burnes, Donald W.
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    With the advent of medical marijuana in Colorado in 2010 and legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, there has been a growing debate about whether marijuana has created an increase in homelessness, both locally here in ...
  • Highs and lows of collegiate cannabis prevention efforts: lessons learned from an adult use state 

    Author(s):Jevons, Laurie; Jordan, Mallory
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    In 2015, the Coalition of Colorado Campus Alcohol and Drug Educators (CADE) was awarded funding through the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health to reduce harms among the collegiate population associated with alcohol, ...
  • Institute of Cannabis Research 2018 conference program 

    Author(s):Institute of Cannabis Research Conference (2nd : 2018 : Colorado State University-Pueblo)
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; programs (documents); abstracts (summaries)
    Presented at the 2nd Institute of Cannabis Research Conference on "Exploring All Things Cannabis: Research in Action," that was held April 26-28, 2018, Pueblo, Colorado.
  • 2017 to 2018: What's new with the "legal" status of cannabis? A review of changes at the federal level 

    Author(s):Schutjer, Linda; Doty, David; Woods, Brad
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    Since last years conference there has been significant changes in the legal landscape with respect to industrial hemp and high THC cannabis. Attorney General Sessions appointment to head the Department of Justice has lead ...
  • Cannabis legalization and the impact on travel and tourism in Colorado 

    Author(s):Cattermole, Charles Micahel
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    The purpose of this study is to identify how the legalization and taxation of cannabis has impacted travel and tourism revenue in the state of Colorado. The results of this study may impact the future implications for other ...
  • Educating in the gap: a novel approach to harnessing the subtle energy of the endocannabinoid system to create multidimensional climates of healing with human biocrystals in population-focused public health 

    Author(s):Allen-Gentry, Courtney
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    The objective of this presentation is to describe a novel public health theory proposing conscious regulation of the endocannabinoid system to intentionally amplify mental, spiritual and planetary climates of well being ...
  • Research agenda for cannabis informatics 

    Author(s):Keegan, Brian
    Date:2018-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    As cannabis legalization accelerates across the United States and the world, the field of information science is uniquely positioned to provide guidance about the intersection of social and technical issues to help ...
  • Analysis of legal advertisements for cannabis products in Colorado 

    Author(s):Gula, Joanne; Shen, Jiaxi
    Date:2017-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    Cannabis was legalized in Colorado on 6 November 2012. It is illegal to advertise dispensaries that sell these products using any electronic source or social media that sends a signal beyond Colorado’s borders. However, ...
  • ICR 2017: Proceedings of the 1st annual conference of the Institute of Cannabis Research at CSU-Pueblo April 27-29, 2017 

    Author(s):Institute of Cannabis Research Conference (1st : 2017 : Colorado State University-Pueblo)
    Date:2017-04
    Format:born digital; conference proceedings; abstracts (summaries)
  • Rising from the shadows: a Zellweger baby's journey from Hospice to hope 

    Author(s):Holt, Megan
    Date:2017-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events)
    Madeline is a four-year-old girl who suffers from a terminal genetic disease called Zellweger Syndrome. This disease destroys the white matter of the brain, and most children don’t survive past their first year of life. ...
  • Cannabidiol during acquisition mildly affects fear learning and memory in mice 

    Author(s):Montoya, Zackary T.; Smith, Jeffrey P.; Balkissoon, Connor D.; Uhernik, Amy Lynn
    Date:2017-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Cannabidiol (CBD) is reported to have therapeutic potential for psychiatric conditions that affect learning and memory, including anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders. Pre-clinical contextual fear-learning and memory ...
  • Cannabidiol mildly inhibits synaptic transmission in the mouse brain slice 

    Author(s):Vigil, Jose J.; Sculptoreanu, Adrian; Smith, Jeffrey P.
    Date:2017-04
    Format:born digital; presentations (communicative events); posters
    Canabidiol (CBD) is reported to have therapeutic potential for treating neurodegenerative disorders that affect the nervous system, including epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease. Despite this, the mechanisms by which it affects ...

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