Marijuana research studies

The following are marijuana research studies being conducted by the Brown University School of Public Health, which are looking for active participants:

Who: Age 18-30

About:  We are looking for research volunteers in the Providence area who drink alcohol and use cannabis regularly to participate in a paid confidential research study from Brown University. 

Time Involved: Participation involves completing interviews, filling out questionnaires, and the use of an alcohol sensor bracelet and smart phones to report on alcohol and other substance use in daily life for four weeks. Procedures will occur remotely (via videoconference).

Compensation:   Participants will be compensated up to $450 for their participation.

Contact: or (401) 863-6635

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Who: Do you use cannabis and/or alcohol? Are you between the ages of 18-25?

About: You may be eligible to participate in a study on the drinking and/or cannabis use experiences of young adults. Participation will involve annual in-person sessions, online surveys, and three separate month-long daily data collection periods over the course of two years. Daily data collection includes surveys via a mobile app and wearing a biosensor bracelet that detects your drinking. All data collection is confidential.

Time involved: Participation will involve annual in-person sessions, online surveys, and three separate month-long daily data collection periods over the course of two years.

Compensation: If eligible, you can receive up to $337 over 1 month in the first year, and up to $732 total over the course of the study. Some participants may be eligible for up to $1,026 over the course of the study. You may be compensated though a reloadable spending card or an gift card.

Contact: With any questions, contact [email protected] or 401-863-2485. View the study flyer

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Protocol #2883. Principal Investigator: Merrill.
Brown University’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Project CANMIDQ is looking for volunteers ages 18-65 to participate in a confidential Brown University research study. Eligible participants must be diagnosed with active rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis. Participants will complete a Zoom qualitative interview about living with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, treatment effectiveness, and alternative therapies, including cannabis. Receive a $50 electronic Amazon gift card by completing the Zoom study interview.

Follow the link to complete the initial online screening:

Call 401-863-6433 or email [email protected] for more information.

View the Study Flyer


El Proyecto CANMIDQ busca voluntarios de entre 18 y 65 años para participar en un estudio de investigación confidencial de la Universidad de Brown. Los participantes elegibles deben ser diagnosticados con artritis reumatoide o psoriásica activa. Los participantes completarán una entrevista cualitativa de Zoom sobre cómo vivir con artritis reumatoide o psoriásica, efectividad del tratamiento y terapias alternativas, incluido el cannabis. Reciba una tarjeta de regalo electrónica de Amazon de $50 al completar la entrevista de estudio de Zoom. 

Siga el enlace para completar la selección inicial en línea: 

Llame al 401-863-6433 o envíe un correo electrónico a [email protected] para obtener más información.

Vea el Folleto del Estudio