Cannabis and mental health
Castanet quoted UBC Okanagan associate professor Zach Walsh, who presented research into cannabis use and mental health at Vernon’s Okanagan College on Tuesday. “Refining medicines derived from cannabis and other […]
Nov 14, 2018
Substance use clinic at UBC
Castanet reported on a new clinic at UBC Okanagan that is aimed at helping people with drug and alcohol use and abuse. The clinic, which is open to the public, […]
Nov 13, 2018
UBC Okanagan provides alcohol and drug counselling
The Kelowna Capital News reported that UBC’s Okanagan campus is offering a problematic substance use clinic that is open to the public. Zach Walsh, a UBC psychologist and addictions expert, […]
Nov 7, 2018
Entrepreneur sells do-it-yourself cannabis edible kits to bypass legal limitations
Zach Walsh, a UBC professor and cannabis researcher, was quoted in a Star Vancouver article about an entrepreneur who is selling do-it-yourself cannabis edible kits. He said the kits could be […]
Oct 30, 2018
First Canadian study examining patients’ use of cannabis dispensaries finds high satisfaction
Patients who use cannabis for therapeutic purposes (CTP) rate storefront dispensaries highly, but less highly for cost compared to some other cannabis sources, new research has found.
Jul 11, 2017
Marijuana could help treat drug addiction, mental health
Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a UBC study has found.
Nov 16, 2016
UBC study finds psychedelic drugs may reduce domestic violence
Psychedelic drugs may help curb domestic violence committed by men with substance abuse problems, according to a new UBC study.
Apr 26, 2016
Budding industry: How legal marijuana trade affects Canada
A UBC expert says legal marijuana shops in nearby Washington state puts pressure on B.C. and Canada to re-think its cannabis laws.
Jul 16, 2014