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  • Medical marijuana is stronger than it needs to be, study suggests

    Medical marijuana is stronger than it needs to be, study suggests0

    A new study has tracked the potency of cannabis products across a number of American states, finding the majority of medical marijuana is stronger than it needs to be for pain relief purposes. The research suggests higher THC levels are unnecessary for medical uses and can increase the risk of negative side effects. “We know

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  • Medical Marijuana Is ‘Life-Sustaining,’ PA Officials Say

    Medical Marijuana Is ‘Life-Sustaining,’ PA Officials Say0

    HARRISBURG, PA — Medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations may remain open during the state-mandated shutdown due to the new coronavirus outbreak, officials said. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that it is taking steps to help residents who need medical marijuana during the outbreak. “In the midst of COVID-19, we need to ensure medical

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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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