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    • School Nurses Can Now Give Kids Medical Marijuana in Colorado

      School Nurses Can Now Give Kids Medical Marijuana in Colorado0

      The federal government and human Keebler elf Jeff Sessions may still consider weed a Schedule I drug that’s “only slightly less awful” than heroin, but there’s a huge amount of research to prove otherwise. Medical marijuana has been effective in the treatment of everything from Alzheimer’s to chronic pain to seizures, and it’s even showing

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    • Will Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids In War On Cancer?

      Will Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids In War On Cancer?0

      President Trump recently told reporters he will likely support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, which could finally help cut through the red tape blocking scientists from conducting large-scale trials on the benefits of medical marijuana in cancer patients. Medical marijuana is still a controversial topic when it comes to doctors

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    • Deciding On Regulations For Medical Marijuana

      Deciding On Regulations For Medical Marijuana0

      With medical marijuana facilities popping up all across the state, local governments are making their own laws in order to regulate them. “Ultimately, it was decided that these are not much different than having a pharmacy in the downtown,” said Traverse City Planning Director Russ Soyring. “It has to be at least 1,000 feet from

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    • What Is Medical vs. Recreational Cannabis?

      What Is Medical vs. Recreational Cannabis?0

      In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational cannabis. Before that, cannabis was legal in certain states only to those with qualifying medical conditions. Qualified medical marijuana patients present both their ID to prove they’re legally old enough to purchase cannabis, as well as their valid medical cannabis card. Some medical

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    • Will Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids In War On Cancer?

      Will Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids In War On Cancer?0

      President Trump recently told reporters he will likely support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, which could finally help cut through the red tape blocking scientists from conducting large-scale trials on the benefits of medical marijuana in cancer patients. Medical marijuana is still a controversial topic when it comes to doctors

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    • Proposed Changes to WV Medical Marijuana Law

      Proposed Changes to WV Medical Marijuana Law0

      CHARLESTON, WV – When medical marijuana becomes available in West Virginia in another 17-months, you won’t see it inedible or smokable plant forms like these. Creams, oils, and pills containing the substance are the only options. That disappoints cancer survivor Rusty Williams, who says medical pot got him through chemotherapy. “And within 30 seconds of

    • Alberta Medical Marijuana Supplier Expands Sales To Italy

      Alberta Medical Marijuana Supplier Expands Sales To Italy0

      An Alberta medical marijuana company is blazing the trail on the international market, expanding its sales to a second European country. Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc., a medical cannabis producer with an 800,000-square-foot production facility near the Edmonton International Airport, has struck a deal to be the first and only private international pot manufacturer to sell

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    • CBD oil: All The Rage, But Is It Really Safe And Effective?

      CBD oil: All The Rage, But Is It Really Safe And Effective?0

      The non-intoxicating marijuana extract is being credited with helping treat a host of medical problems—everything from epileptic seizures to anxiety to inflammation to sleeplessness. But experts say the evidence is scant for most of these touted benefits. Worse, CBD is being produced without any regulation, resulting in products that vary widely in quality, said Marcel

    • Medical Marijuana May Reduce Opioid Use A Little

      Medical Marijuana May Reduce Opioid Use A Little0

      Making medical marijuana available might help reduce opioid prescriptions, researchers reported Monday. They found states that legalized the medical use of marijuana saw small reductions in opioid prescriptions for Medicare and Medicaid patients. “State implementation of medical marijuana laws was associated with a 5.88 percent lower rate of opioid prescribing,” wrote Hefei Wen of the

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