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    • Are CBD and Hemp Oil the Same?

      Are CBD and Hemp Oil the Same?0

      With the expansion of the CBD market has come a multitude of brands and products. Some companies get into the industry rapidly, looking to cash in on the trend. However, this has led to little consistency between brands, leaving plenty of confusion for new customers. One of the primary sources of confusion for new CBD

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    • Is Medical Marijuana Covered By Medicare?

      Is Medical Marijuana Covered By Medicare?0

      More states in the United States are beginning to legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. With the increasing number of states that now support the use of medical marijuana, one begins to wonder what Medicare insurance says about medical marijuana. Medicare largely does not support medical marijuana and that is because marijuana remains

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    • Golfer credits cannabis oil with saving his career – and maybe his life

      Golfer credits cannabis oil with saving his career – and maybe his life0

      A golfer whose professional career was nearly ended by multiple sclerosis (MS) has credited the benefits of cannabis oil for bringing him back to the brink of an amazing comeback. Chris Bibby went from the career high of fourth place at the 1998 Portugal Open on the European Tour, to the depths of contemplating taking

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    • Number of medical marijuana patients reaches new high

      Number of medical marijuana patients reaches new high0

      There are 100,000 certified medical marijuana patients in Massachusetts, the highest number of patients using medical marijuana since the drug was legalized for medical purposes in 2012.  The number of patients using medical marijuana has grown steadily during the pandemic, thanks in part to temporary regulatory changes that allowed new medical marijuana patients to have

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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