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Analysis: Percentage of Americans Acknowledging Medical Cannabis Use Has Doubled Since 2013

NORML

The post Analysis: Percentage of Americans Acknowledging Medical Cannabis Use Has Doubled Since 2013 appeared first on NORML. “An increasing number of Americans are choosing cannabis as a therapeutic option, and in many cases, they are substituting it in lieu of other potentially less effective and more harmful substances."

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Organigram settles class action lawsuit after patients allege pesticide poisoning

Cannabis Life Network

Canada established a formal medical cannabis program at the end of 2013. Several patients reported illnesses after using OGI’s tainted product. The post Organigram settles class action lawsuit after patients allege pesticide poisoning appeared first on Cannabis News, Lifestyle - Headlines, Videos & Cooking.

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Study Finds That Cancer Patients Consume Less Cannabis Than the Public

Veriheal

Cancer patients arguably stand to benefit the most from cannabis’ unique properties and benefits, such as anti-nausea, anti-inflammation, reduced pain, inhibited tumor growth, and appetite stimulation. Even still, the “odds of a cancer patient using marijuana in the past year were essentially flat between 2013 and 2018.”

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Cancer Patients Trade Opiates for Cannabis, Alcohol’s Popularity Drops Among Teens, and Colorado Announces New Regulations

Veriheal

Cannabis Helps Cancer Patients Ditch Opiates, Study Finds. The patients came from 34 states that had not legalized medical cannabis by Jan. The study tracked the patients’ opiate use, seeing how it changed as some of the 34 states legalized medical cannabis over the five-year span. Let’s dive into this week’s cannanews.

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Canada: First patient in Quebec gets approval for magic mushroom therapy

Cannabis Law Report

Bui-Nguyen said his clinic received Health Canada’s approval on May 5 to care for a patient who had undergone several unsuccessful treatments for depression. ” Psychedelic-assisted treatment, Bui-Nguyen explained, requires multiple therapy sessions before and after patients experience the drug.

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Study Shows Cancer Patients Consume Less Cannabis Than General Public

SpeedWeed

A new study conducted in Virginia has found that the general public currently consumes more cannabis than cancer patients. The study analyzed data collected between 2013 and 2018, which was a monumental time frame for cannabis legalization and growth of the industry.

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There’s Hope for Incarcerated Medical Cannabis Patients in New Mexico

Veriheal

With more states in America passing medical cannabis laws than ever before, the inevitable question of how we treat medical cannabis patients is surfacing its head more frequently. Medical cannabis patients who find themselves incarcerated often find themselves ostracized when they ask for their medicine.