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Why THC Isn’t The Bad Guy: How to Fight H.B. 1455

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If you’re a Florida medical marijuana patient, chances are you’ve heard of House Bill 1455 – a proposed bill making its rounds through the state legislature as we speak.

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How to Participate in Medical Marijuana Research

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As Florida’s fastest growing network of marijuana doctors, CannaMD is committed to advancing the research and study of medical cannabis.

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United Nations Reclassifies Marijuana

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On December 2, 2020, the United Nations (U.N.) formally reclassified cannabis, removing the substance from Schedule IV (although cannabis and its derivatives still remain in Schedule I). Wondering what this means for the future of medical and recreational marijuana use in the United States?

More Medical Cannabis = Less Alcohol, Study Finds

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Are you struggling with increased alcohol intake amidst the stress and uncertainty of COVID-19? Research from Frontiers in Psychiatry suggests that even individuals not prone to outright alcoholism may be slowly slipping into alcohol dependency.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Marijuana & COVID-19: Top Studies [August 2020]

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Can cannabis help treat the coronavirus? Or are the countless headlines touting “marijuana breakthroughs” just a scam?

Marijuana Legalization Linked to Decline in Youth Drug Treatment Admissions

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As marijuana legalization continues to expand across the country, scientists are interested in tracking how legalization influences adolescents.

Marijuana Legalization May Decrease Crime in Nearby States

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Law enforcement, policy makers, and public citizens have long debated how recreational marijuana legalization influences crime and public safety.

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Florida Medical Marijuana Doctors: Over 1,000 5-Star Reviews!

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There’s a reason CannaMD ‘s Florida medical marijuana doctors have over 1,000 five-star Google reviews: We place patient care FIRST.

Is Marijuana the Next Antibiotic?

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As legalization opens new pathways for cannabis research, studies continue to expand the growing list of marijuana’s medical benefits.

THC May Prevent Colon Cancer

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CannaMD has reported on the ways that medical marijuana may provide relief for those suffering from IBD and Crohn’s disease. Now, the latest research indicates that THC, which is a major marijuana cannabinoid, may also help prevent colon cancer.

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One Marijuana Arrest Occurs Every 58 Seconds

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You might think that cannabis legalization would lead to a significant decrease in marijuana-related arrests, but that hasn’t been the case.

CBD Increases Blood Flow to Hippocampus

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A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology suggests that CBD — a cannabinoid found in marijuana — improves memory and may have the potential to treat conditions such as Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and PTSD.

Marijuana & COVID-19: New Study Preview

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In a working draft of research prepared by Canadian scientists, study authors claim that their findings are “crucial for the future analysis of the effects of medical cannabis on COVID-19.”

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Feds: If Cows Eat Hemp, Will Milk Make You High?

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Can a cow get high grazing on hemp? More importantly, if the cow happens to be a dairy cow, can you get high from drinking its milk? That’s the question the United States Department of Agriculture wants answered – and they’re not afraid to pay $200,000 for it! Hemp: Background & Laws.

Understanding the American Heart Association’s Statement on Marijuana

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In August of 2020, the American Heart Association (AHA) released a position paper titled “Medical Marijuana, Recreational Cannabis, and Cardiovascular Health: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association.”

Recreational Marijuana: Impact on Traffic Deaths

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When it comes to marijuana legalization, one of the opposition’s main concerns is whether legal access to cannabis will increase the number of drivers who operate a vehicle in an impaired state. This is a valid concern.

Florida Firearms & Medical Marijuana: Nikki Fried [EXCLUSIVE]

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As one of Florida’s largest networks of medical marijuana doctors , CannaMD constantly meets patients concerned about the state and federal conflict regarding medical marijuana – and what this conflict means when it comes to purchasing firearms and applying for a concealed weapons permit.

Marijuana Microdosing Study Confirms Pain Benefits

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When it comes to cannabis dosing, more isn’t always better. In fact, the very best dose of cannabis might be the dose you don’t immediately feel at all! That’s according to a study put out by Syque Medical , a Tel Aviv-based medical cannabis company.

Medical Marijuana Patients Use Less ADHD Medication

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A study published earlier this year reveals a simple but interesting pattern: When patients with ADHD consume more cannabis, they require fewer prescription drugs.

Every Florida Medical Marijuana Law You Need to Know

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Current Florida medical marijuana patient? Thinking about getting your card? Either way, it’s important you stay up to date with Florida’s rapidly evolving legal landscape: Can you use medical marijuana at work? Do different states recognize Florida medical cards?

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Florida Cyber Monday Medical Marijuana Sales (2020)

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As Florida’s fastest growing network of medical marijuana physicians, CannaMD is committed to making sure patients have access to affordable cannabis care. That’s why we’re proud to offer patients up to $75 off a year with our referral program !

Best Marijuana & Depression Studies

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Can medical marijuana help relieve the symptoms of depression? Based on a broad sample of anecdotal experiences, surveys, and clinical studies, the answer to that question is equal parts yes, maybe, maybe not, and more research is needed. So what do we really know about marijuana and depression?

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Petition: Florida Medical Marijuana Reciprocity Laws

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Click to Sign Petition. Cancer symptoms don’t stop when patients cross state lines. Children with epilepsy don’t quit having seizures because they’re on vacation.

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Best Cannabis Disorder Treatment: More Cannabis (Study)

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Cannabis use disorder was coined in 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) first classified the term. Since the beginning, there’s been plenty of debate around the legitimacy of the disorder.

Marijuana-Based Parkinson’s Medication Moves Forward

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Parkinson’s disease is a type of neurodegeneration characterized by tremors, issues with balance, and other movement-related problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease also frequently suffer from mood issues such as apathy and depression.

Recreational Marijuana: Effects on Teen Use

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2020 was yet another watershed year for cannabis legalization, with more and more states voting to legalize medical and/or recreational marijuana. Opponents of the movement, however, allege that legalization will result in increased marijuana use among teenagers.

U.S. Funding Focuses on Marijuana’s Harms, Not Benefits

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In the United States, most cannabis research to date has focused on the potential harms of the plant, instead of its benefits. Consultant Jim Hudson works for a number of medical research charities and compiled a comprehensive list of how the top 50 U.S. funders use their money for cannabis research.

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Medical Marijuana News We Love [2021]

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Whether you have a date this Valentine’s Day or not, there’s plenty to love as we round the corner on 2021! Medical marijuana research, advocacy, and acceptance is on the rise – and that means more and more great news for Florida medical marijuana patients.

Marijuana Edibles: Everything You Need to Know

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Florida’s medical marijuana community may soon have access to edible forms of cannabis. After more than three years of delays, a finalized version of the Medical Cannabis Edibles rules was posted to the Florida Administrative Code , with an effective administrative date of March 16, 2020.

Study: CBD “Promising” Therapy for Cocaine Addiction

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File this under headlines that never would’ve happened ten years ago ! A new review published by scientific journal, Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior , has found that marijuana cannabinoid, CBD, is a “promising” therapy for treating cocaine dependence.

Can Marijuana Fix the “Prescribing Cascade”?

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With modern medicine advancing at an astounding rate, new medications and treatments are becoming available to treat nearly every ailment life throws at you. And while this may sound like great news, it doesn’t come without its own drawbacks.

The Marijuana & Glaucoma Controversy

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It’s been 50 years since researchers first identified marijuana as a potential therapeutic agent for the treatment of glaucoma. Proof that smoked cannabis could reduce certain deleterious symptoms of glaucoma is often cited as the benchmark of the modern medical marijuana movement.

Study: CBD Improves Autism

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CBD is finally garnering enough scientific credibility to confirm what patients already know: The compound really works! And now, recent research out of Brazil adds one more disease to CBD’s bliss-list: autism. In the study’s own words, its results are “very promising.”

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Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer?

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Multiple studies have confirmed marijuana’s ability to treat cancer symptoms, including chemotherapy side effects. More recent research has even suggested that marijuana may play a role in slowing and/or stopping cancer cells from dividing and, in some cases, even triggering cancer cell death.

Intro to CBG

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Tetrahydrocannabinol, cannabidiol, cannabichromene, and cannabinol – also known as THC , CBD , CBC , and CBN. These are just a sampling of the close to 100 known cannabinoids found in marijuana.

How to Microdose Marijuana

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When it comes to medical marijuana, sometimes more isn’t better. The concept of microdosing isn’t a new one, though it wasn’t until very recently that it has become popular among medical marijuana patients.