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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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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.

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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.

Marijuana Drug Tests: Employers Change Position

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A long-standing problem for medical marijuana patients across the nation is that while many states have loosened up restrictions on cannabis use, company policies on marijuana have remained mostly unchanged.

Can I Use My Medical Marijuana in States Where It’s Not Legal?

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Planning a vacation should be fun. However, given rapidly evolving – and often complicated – laws surrounding medical marijuana, many patients feel overwhelmed. Is it okay to use legally purchased medical marijuana in states where it’s not legal?

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Are Marijuana & Runner’s Highs the Same?

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Cannabis enthusiasts can now add one more thing to the list of things the human endocannabinoid system influences: the runner’s high. If you’re ?also? an exercise enthusiast, you know the feeling.

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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More Marijuana Weight Loss Evidence: THCA-A

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There’s a lot of evidence to support the benefits of marijuana for weight loss and weight control. CannaMD has reported on this subject at length ( see here if you missed it! ) and our doctors remain committed to keeping patients informed on developing research.

How to Reverse Marijuana Tolerance

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Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting the full benefits from your medical cannabis therapy? You might be developing a tolerance for marijuana.

Florida Dispensaries: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policies

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As Florida’s leading medical cannabis physicians , CannaMD is committed to working closely with licensed dispensaries to ensure medical cannabis patients stay safe while continuing uninterrupted treatment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Businesses Thrive Where Marijuana is Legal: Study

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Once thought of as a drug that made individuals sluggish and unmotivated, recent studies are finding that marijuana could be good for businesses.

4/20: Florida Medical Marijuana Sales [2020]

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The opportunity to celebrate 4/20 all month long only comes once a century, which is why CannaMD has pulled out all the stops! In addition to organizing every medical marijuana sale in Florida (below), we’ve also introduced TWO new offices: Lake Mary and Port St. Lucie !

CannaMD Partners with Releaf App: Tracking Patient Outcomes

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5 Things Veterans Deserve to Know About Medical Marijuana

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As we honor those who have served in the United States armed forces, CannaMD has organized five of the most important things every veteran deserves to know about medical marijuana, PTSD , and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Why Does Marijuana Make You Lose Weight?

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What Marijuana Patients with Heart Problems Need to Know

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In January of 2020, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology published a review titled Marijuana Use in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease.

NORML: COVID-19 Recommendations

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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has issued marijuana policy guidance for lawmakers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, along with a statement regarding the designation of medical cannabis facilities as “essential.”

Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Marijuana?

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In a field of Democratic presidential hopefuls that have come out in favor of major overhauls of marijuana legislation, and in many cases full legalization, Joe Biden remains somewhat of an outlier.

Marijuana Increases Productivity in Older Adults

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If there’s one stigma that marijuana patients have had the hardest time shaking, it’s that they’re lazy. However, research is proving this to be far from the truth!

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.

CannaMD Opens Lake Mary Office

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Living up to its reputation as the fastest growing network of medical cannabis physicians in Florida, CannaMD has opened a new location in Lake Mary, Florida. This latest clinic marks CannaMD ‘s 15th office! Lake Mary Medical Marijuana Doctors.

Pain Relief: Marijuana vs. Opioids

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Marijuana has long been used for pain in medical traditions around the world. Today, both patient experience and modern scientific research support claims of medical marijuana’s effectiveness for pain management.

Florida Teacher and Veteran Suspended Over Medical Marijuana Use

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Michael Hickman worked as the student services manager at Belleview High School in Florida, but now he faces hearings to determine if he gets to keep his job after his state-approved medical marijuana use was discovered. TEACHER AND VETERAN FACES BEING FIRED FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE.

Cannabis Users May Need Extra Anesthesia

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Slowly but surely, stigmas surrounding marijuana use are beginning to fade. What was once seen as taboo is now being spoken of more openly. Still though, many cannabis users – even medical marijuana patients – hesitate to let their doctors know about their marijuana use.

CannaMD Launches New Port St. Lucie Office

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Just one week after opening its latest location Lake Mary , CannaMD has announced yet another a new office in Port St. Lucie, Florida – marking the clinic’s 16th location! Port St. Lucie Medical Marijuana Doctors. Conveniently located in St.

Harvard Professor’s Thoughts on Marijuana and Pain

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Could medical marijuana be your best option for pain management? A professor at Harvard Medical School says that, in some cases, the answer may be yes. Harvard: Marijuana Opinions.

Decreasing Anxiety Medication with Medical Marijuana

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Have you ever thought about trying to rely less on your anxiety medication? If so, you’re not alone. Maybe you feel like you’re too reliant on prescriptions. Perhaps you are experiencing side effects that are interfering with other aspects of your life.

Medical Marijuana and Muscle Spasms

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Can compounds within marijuana reduce or eliminate the discomfort of muscle cramps? Based on research coming from the multiple sclerosis (MS) community, the answer is yes.

THC May Not Be Only Factor Influencing Marijuana’s “High”

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Why do weaker strains of marijuana sometimes result in a stronger high? The short answer is that our traditional definition of strength may be incomplete.

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CBD May Block PTSD Memories

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition most often associated with military veterans, but it is not confined to wartime experiences.

What’s the Link Between Marijuana and Testicular Cancer?

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Is there a link between marijuana use and testicular cancer? A recent study released in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) raises this question.

How Medical Marijuana Helps Nausea

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Can medical marijuana reduce the discomforts of nausea and the debilitating experience of vomiting? Numerous traditional and alternative medical disciplines say yes, and there is a growing body of evidence within the mainstream medical community that also supports this conclusion.

Are Marijuana Hangovers Real?

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You’re likely already aware of the hangover that often follows a night of drinking, but did you know marijuana hangovers are a thing some people deal with as well?

Marijuana Legalization and the Fight for Racial Justice

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On May 25th, George Floyd was killed on camera by officers affiliated with the Minneapolis Police Department. As were many Americans, we were shocked and disheartened by this tragic and needless loss of life.

Scientific Review Concludes That Cannabis Consumers Are at No Greater Risk of Occupational Injuries

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Adults who consume cannabis are no more likely to experience injuries at work than are those employees who abstain from the substance, according to the findings of a new literature review published in the journal Substance Use and Misuse.

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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect July 1

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2020 Virginia General Assembly. Richmond, VA: Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has signed legislation ( Senate Bill 2 | House Bill 972 ) decriminalizing marijuana possession.

Attorneys General Push for Marijuana Banking Reform

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Attorneys Generals from 34 states and territories sent a letter today to Congressional leadership urging members to expeditiously pass The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act so that state-licensed cannabis business can explicitly engage in relationships with banks and other financial institutions.