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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.

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?

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.

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.

Study: Marijuana Decreases Migraine Pain

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For those who suffer from migraine pain, the excruciating condition can be completely debilitating, impossible to manage without a dark room, a cool cloth over the eyes, and sublime silence.

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.

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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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.

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.”

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.

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.

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 !

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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

CBD May Improve Workplace Performance

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Given the historic stereotypes surrounding marijuana use, it might seem counterintuitive to suggest that certain forms of cannabis and cannabis-derived products may actually improve workplace performance for some users.

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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.

5 Things to Talk About Besides Politics

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Who would’ve ever thought marijuana would be the least controversial thing you could talk about during holiday get-togethers?! And yet – thanks to a global pandemic, divisive election, and (let’s not forget!)

5 Times Candy Was Scarier than Cannabis

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We’ve all heard the urban legend of sinister neighbors sneaking marijuana into the unsuspecting hands of innocent trick-or-treaters. Because who wouldn’t want to spend a ton of money on edibles just to pass them out to random strangers?)

CBD: Everything You Need to Know

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In honor of National CBD Day, CannaMD wants to clear up some cannabinoid confusion once and for all. So sit back, relax – and if you can’t relax, grab some CBD! because today’s post is a deep dive into everything you need to know about the most popular cannabis compound around.

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Migraine Patients: 82% Say Marijuana Works

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Cannabis has been used for centuries to manage chronic pain from all sources and, as a recent study highlights, its positive effects extend to migraines.

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.” ” As Florida’s leading medical marijuana physicians , CannaMD breaks down the most important facts from this headline-grabbing study – including what we know and, perhaps more importantly: what we still don’t know about cannabis and the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

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. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Nicole “Nikki” Fried , oversees the state department tasked with issuing concealed weapons permits.

CBD: Antibiotic “Helper,” Fights Resistant Bacteria

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There are fewer and fewer antibiotics available to treat multiple drug resistance (MDR) bacterial infections, primarily due to the overuse of antibiotics.

Study: Cannabis Produces “Antidepressant Effects”

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Depression affects 20% of the U.S. adult population. Fortunately, research suggests medical marijuana may offer much needed symptom relief. In fact, a new study published in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine found that cannabis flower may provide near-immediate relief of depression symptoms!

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Medical Marijuana Comes to MetroWest, Florida

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MetroWest is one of Orlando’s most loved communities. Having been master-planned into existence back in the ’80s, MetroWest is probably as close as it gets to a Floridian Utopia. The town has won several awards for both its beauty and its safety. Another huge benefit to living in MetroWest?

CannaMD Issues FIRST Edibles Certification in Florida

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First Florida Doctors to Certify Edibles. On August 26, the Florida Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) uploaded long-awaited production standards for medical marijuana edibles.

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? MARIJUANA & DEPRESSION RESEARCH.

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Florida Medical Marijuana: Labor Day Sales [2020]

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CannaMD would like to wish everyone a safe and fun-filled Labor Day weekend! We strongly believe that all patients should have affordable access to the medication they need – which is why we’re excited to share the holiday discounts and sales below!

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. Although the cause of Parkinson’s is unknown, the disease is clearly marked by reduced dopamine production in an area of the brain called the substantia nigra.

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.

Can Cannabis Cure Coronasomnia?

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Besides the known respiratory consequences, COVID-19 is associated with an unusual list of symptoms , including loss of smell, changes to the skin, and eye problems. As if those weren’t enough, the fear of the virus alone can also wreak havoc on sleep patterns.

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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. But what about smoking marijuana? Is there any risk that inhaling cannabis could actually cause cancer? Today, CannaMD takes a closer look at what the most current peer-reviewed research has to say.