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Scholarly Vs. Popular Resources
Academic Cannabis Journals
Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research
The premier peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the premier journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the biochemical mechanisms of endocannabinoids. The Journal publishes a broad range of human and animal studies including basic and translational research; clinical studies; behavioral, social, and epidemiological issues; and ethical, legal, and regulatory controversies. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the leading source for authoritative cannabis and cannabinoid research, discussion, and debate.
Journal of Cannabis Research
The Journal of Cannabis Research is an open-access, peer-reviewed, international journal that welcomes submissions covering all topics pertaining to cannabis. Sponsored by the Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State University-Pueblo, the Journal publishes a broad range of articles including, but not limited to, the agriculture, biology, and commercial and industrial uses of the cannabis plant (including non-psychoactive varieties such as hemp) and its constituents; the endocannabinoid system; the preclinical and clinical pharmacology and toxicology of cannabis and cannabinoids; epidemiology and public health aspects and social impacts of cannabis use and cannabis-related disorders; prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of cannabis-related disorders; therapeutic uses of cannabis and cannabinoids in humans and animals; business, economic, and environmental aspects of the cannabis industry, and historical, public policy, legal, ethical, and international aspects of cannabis.
Cannabis is an open access peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific study of marijuana/cannabis from a multidisciplinary perspective. Consistent with the mission of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj), the journal publishes empirical research of the determinants, correlates, consequences, contexts, and assessment of marijuana use as well as the treatment of problematic marijuana use, including cannabis use disorder. The journal covers research across the human spectrum.
Popular Magazines and Serials
Launched in 1974 by Tom Forcade, High Times - the magazine of High Society is the oldest & the most influential marijuana magazine in the present day. For its 42-year history, High Times has covered each part of counter-culture. However, the magazine is most notable for highlighting hi-rez pictures of cannabis plants, buds, and grow ops.
Marijuana Business Daily
Marijuana Business Daily is a daily online trade production concentrated exclusively on the business, science, and legal issues facing the cannabis sector.
Rather than obliging the average customer, MJBizDaily's CEO Cassandra Farrington and Editor Chris Walsh gives attention on giving investors with the vital statistics, graphs, and important information to invest in either the medical or recreational marijuana business.
MJBizDaily keeps the records of news by state and topic, professional references, and business books that fill in as instructive reading material on focused weed business subjects.
Freedom Reform delivers monthly stories of everything good happening in cannabis, celebrating successes, and providing timely news, due to the connection with NORML - National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.
Marijuana activist Richard Cowan, the former director of NORML co-created Freedom Leaf and serves as the publication’s Editor in Chief. Advertised as - “The good news in marijuana reform”
Founded in 2010, Cannabis Now focuses on the most relevant news, political happenings, cannabis legislation, horticultural advancements, social change, economic trends and medical marijuana information available today. By including only responsible cannabis news coverage, our goal is to enlighten, educate and entertain by providing the information you need to stay informed and on the cutting edge of industry innovations.
Our bi-monthly print magazine is nationally distributed in Hudson News in all major airports, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Kroger, dispensaries, head shops, smoke shops, bookstores and numerous other outlets around the country. The digital edition of Cannabis Now’s magazine is also available on Apple, Android and for online viewing. Cannabis Now was the first cannabis publication to be accepted into Apple’s App store in 2013.
Source: Author, modified from the Council of Europe’s Information Disorder framework.