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Canna Research Foundation

CRF is a nonprofit organization comprised of an accomplished team of cannabis outcomes researchers. We conduct and consult on studies to understand cannabis patterns of use, benefits, adverse effects, and knowledge & attitudes in populations of medical cannabis users.

We conduct comprehensive cannabis research from inception through publication to marketable results.

CRF provides evidence-based consulting and education to industry stakeholders, physicians, dispensaries, & patients.

Please check out our most recent Impact Report.


Canna Research Foundation's Mission
To be the preeminent “outcomes studies” researchers and consultants for anyone considering cannabis research. To execute rigorous epidemiological research in order to understand cannabis use, knowledge, attitudes and subjective effects in diverse populations. We strive to be inclusive with regards to DEI in our recruitment. To be advisers for manufacturers, distributors, and organizations considering cannabis research for disease management. To provide evidence-based education about medical cannabis to medical professionals, industry leaders, and patients.

Upcoming conferences:

Research Society on Marijuana

July 18-21, 2024

Toronto, Canada

Cannabis Research Conference

August 7-9, 2024

Ft. Collins, CO

American College of Rheumatology

November 14-19, 2024

Washington, D.C.

Outcomes research

Questionnaire-based studies in myriad demographics to understand the impact of cannabis use on pain and well-being.

Consulting services

We can help industry professionals design their own studies or help analyze already collected data. Let us help you understand the impact of your product on users.


We have educational programs for medical professionals and product manufacturers. Our programs breakdown information about cannabis medicine and reviews the current research.

Patient services

Our Train Away Chronic Pain programs are geared toward getting pain patients moving again.