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CBG Impairs Brain Tumor Growth

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A new study indicates that the cannabinoid known as CBG, which is found within marijuana, may provide therapeutic benefits for the treatment of glioblastoma, which is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the brain and spinal cord.

Medical Marijuana & Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Obstructive sleep apnea or OSA has been described as one of the more serious yet least recognized health risks to American adults.

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Close to 70% of Clinicians Agree Cannabis Has Medical Use

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After years of consideration and much debate on both sides of the legalization argument, marijuana’s use in the medical field is now a facet of medicine that needs no introduction. The versatility of medical marijuana is one of many reasons for its popularity.

PTSD: What THC/CBD Ratio Works Best?

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There is a growing body of evidence that suggests medical marijuana may help military veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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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.

Surgeon General Says Stop Locking People Up For Marijuana

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On July 16, 2021, the United States Surgeon General made a statement that went against years — no, decades! — of prior official policy. According to the nation’s top doctor, it’s time to stop locking up people who use marijuana. Surgeon General’s Remarks on Marijuana As stated by the U.S.

Are Medical Marijuana Patients More Likely to Get COVID?

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Following the publication of a peer-reviewed study on substance abuse and vaccinated COVID-19 patients, sensational headlines have taken aim at marijuana and dominated the mainstream press. But are medical marijuana patients really at risk? What’s helpful and what’s hype?

How Long Does Marijuana-Induced Driving Impairment Last?

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“How long should I wait to drive after using marijuana?” ” This is a question any responsible medical marijuana should ask themselves.

Marijuana & Eating Disorders

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Smoke marijuana, get the munchies. It’s a favorite cliche of stoner parodies — but one that doesn’t do justice to the potential benefits of medical marijuana for the treatment of eating disorders.

Study: Marijuana & Work Performance

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No one would argue that tasks such as operating heavy machinery while high on a potent strain of THC-rich marijuana is not a good idea. But the broader issue of responsible medical marijuana use as it relates to workplace performance is less clear cut.

Can Marijuana Reverse Bone Loss?

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In recent years, research has revealed that two of marijuana’s two major cannabinoids — THC and CBD — can interact with the human endocannabinoid system to influence bone healing and regeneration.

Marijuana & Academic Performance

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Questions surrounding how marijuana use affects the academic performance of those who partake have long been at the forefront of the marijuana legalization conversation. Many opponents of legalization argue that when young adults smoke cannabis, they experience problems with academic success.

Amazon Supports Marijuana Legalization: But Why Now?

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Marijuana Study Offers “Reassurance” for IVF Patients

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As medical marijuana has gained widespread acceptance among the healthcare community, its effect on reproduction has remained a hot-button issue. In early 2021, researchers from Canada and Israel set about addressing a very specific concern: How does cannabis use affect in vitro fertilization (IVF)?

Scientists Rank Most Dangerous Drugs

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In 2010, a group of scientists from the United Kingdom’s Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs , including two invited specialists, met to rank the harm levels of 20 drugs.

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How Does Marijuana Affect Entrepreneurs?

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Building a new business takes numerous skills, including creativity. Some entrepreneurs utilize drugs to expand their creativity, and marijuana users often tout its creativity-enhancing effects.

Long-term Marijuana Use Associated with Decreased PTSD Symptoms

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Roughly half of the states in the U.S. include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as an approved condition for medical marijuana. But with few studies examining the impact of cannabis on PTSD in humans, some physicians are still hesitant to prescribe marijuana to their patients with PTSD.

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?

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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Legalizing Marijuana Does Not Increase Youth Tobacco Smoking (Study)

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In yet another win for marijuana advocates, peer-reviewed journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research has published results discrediting the prohibitionist argument that legalizing cannabis will lead to an increase in other forms of smoking – namely: tobacco cigarettes.

What Is THC-O?

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It’s not often that cannabis connoisseurs are stumped by marijuana trivia, but ask even the most enthusiastic activist about THC-O and you’re likely to be met with a blank stare.

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Twitter Offers Substance Abuse Help After “Marijuana” Searches

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Just when it seems that the acceptance and normalization of marijuana use is on the rise, we take another small step backward. Twitter has partnered with a federal drug agency to promote substance misuse treatment resources – but they are targeting those searching for marijuana or related keywords.

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.

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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1 in 5 Parkinson’s Patients Use Cannabis

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A new study indicates that a significant number of persons suffering from Parkinson’s disease use medical marijuana for symptom relief.

Study: Marijuana May Improve Treatment-Resistant Depression

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Treatment-resistant depression is a serious issue affecting large numbers of people within our society. Tireless work has been done to find an answer for those suffering from the condition, but solutions and breakthroughs have been slow coming.

FL Medical Marijuana Labor Day Sales (2021)

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As we head into the holiday weekend, CannaMD would like to wish everyone a happy Labor Day! CannaMD is Florida’s leading network of medical marijuana physicians – and we take our commitment to affordable medical cannabis care seriously.

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?

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.

Scientists Argue for New Definition of Hemp

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Our current definitions of hemp and marijuana distinguish these separate varieties of the Cannabis sativa plant based on THC content. According to the United States government, any cannabis plant that contains under 0.3%

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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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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.

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.

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.

FL Medical Marijuana Memorial Day Sales (2021)

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This Memorial Day weekend – as we gather to honor and remember the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom – CannaMD would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude and respect to the United States armed forces and to the countless families whose loved ones made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation.

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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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.