Ohio Approves Cachexia as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

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Why is Cachexia a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana? How Can Medical Cannabis Be Used to Treat Cachexia? Ohio has recently approved cachexia as a qualifying condition or medical marijuana. What is Cachexia? What Are the Symptoms of Cachexia?

Ohio Recommends Cachexia as a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

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Why is Cachexia a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana? How Can Medical Cannabis Be Used to Treat Cachexia? | The Ohio has recently recommended cachexia as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana.

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Louisiana: Senate Passes Amended Bill Permitting Doctors to Recommend Medical Cannabis for ?Any Condition?

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Senators on Wednesday passed legislation to significantly expand the pool of patients eligible to qualify for medical cannabis access. 2020 LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana discretion doctors home delivery Louisiana medical cannabis

Mississippi’s November Ballot Will Include Two Medical Marijuana Initiatives

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Not one, but two medical marijuana initiatives are set to appear on the ballot this November in Mississippi. Initiative 65 contains much more specific language regarding the stipulations around who can use medical marijuana, and how much they can possess at a time, than its alternative 65A.

Lift & Co. pivots in response to economic conditions of COVID-19

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” or the “Company”) announced today its new strategic plan focused on streamlined operations and significant cost reductions in response to the depressed economic conditions in Canada and the U.S. Business Cannabis News Featured Marijuana News Press Releases Lift & Co

New York City: Lawmakers Advance Bills Limiting Drug Testing for Cannabis as a Condition of Employment, Probation

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Members of the New York City Council approved a pair of municipal bills this week limiting situations where those seeking employment or on probation may be drug tested for the past use of cannabis.

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

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John Bel Edwards has signed a series of bills into law greatly expanding patients ability to access medical cannabis products. State lawmakers enacted a limited medical cannabis access law in 2016. 2020 LEGISLATION Medical Marijuana banking Gov. Democratic Gov.

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Cannabis and Immigration: Marijuana Activity a Conditional Bar to Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

Canna Law Blog

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would formally update its Policy Manual regarding how cannabis-related activity–even when it took place in states that have legalized the medical and recreational use of marijuana–would impact naturalization.

Best Marijuana & Depression Studies

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Can medical marijuana help relieve the symptoms of depression? So what do we really know about marijuana and depression? MARIJUANA & DEPRESSION RESEARCH. The authors concluded that: Cannabis significantly reduced ratings of depression, anxiety, and stress.

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Pennsylvania May Approve More Conditions for Medical Marijuana

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Ever since medical marijuana became law in Pennsylvania, people have been wondering when the state would consider adding additional conditions to the list of those qualified for treatment under medical cannabis, in addition to the 21 current chronic illnesses which the drug treats. The Pennsylvania State Medical Marijuana Advisory Board is now in the process. medical marijuana

NH House Says Yes To Two Bills Expanding Medical Cannabis Conditions

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The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved two bills to make medical marijuana available to more patients by expanding the state’s list of treatable conditions, but a more expansive measure died in the Senate. NH House OKs bills expanding medical cannabis conditions.

Can Marijuana Fix the “Prescribing Cascade”?

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Medical marijuana presents itself as a potential solution to this problem: With few side effects, and potential applications in treating a whole host of different conditions , marijuana may be a safer alternative to many of today’s most prescribed medications.

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

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The post Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Uncategorized Louisiana qualifying conditions

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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.” But what does marijuana have to do with ACE2? Why Study Marijuana?

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Updates: Maine Office Of Marijuana Policy – 30 New Adult Use Conditional Licenses / OMP Completes Emergency Adoption of Marijuana Sample Collection Rules

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Earlier today, OMP completed emergency rulemaking related to the sample collection of marijuana and marijuana products. Cannabis Law NewsCompletion of this important work establishes additional administrative regulations … Read More.

Ohio Thinking of Adding Anxiety and Autism to List Qualifying Medical Marijuana Conditions

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Over a million Ohio citizens could see their medical options open if the state decides to expand its eligible medical marijuana conditions, reports The Center Square. The subject first appeared in June, when the State Medical Board considered adding anxiety and autism as eligible for medical cannabis, at the discretion of a medical professional. Fortunately, both conditions have some backing. WeedAdvisor’s Support for Medical Marijuana Expansion. .

Ideal Growing Conditions Will Not Be Enough for Colombia’s Medical Cannabis Industry

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In our past discussions on Colombia, one topic that came up was Colombia’s perfect setup for marijuana cultivation. The Financial Times also points out how Colombia’s advantages – cheap labour, better climate and plenty of experienced workers – help keep prices down and give the Colombian cannabis industry its competitive edge. But in order to provide medical marijuana to outside licensed producers, having the aforementioned advantages means nothing.

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. But what about smoking marijuana? Is there any risk that inhaling cannabis could actually cause cancer? How Does Marijuana Help Cancer?

PA: Health Secretary to Add Anxiety Disorders and Tourette Syndrome to Medical Marijuana Program Serious Medical Conditions

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After a careful review of the medical literature available about these conditions, I have decided to approve this recommendation,” Dr. Levine said. Patients should consult with their health care provider to see if medical marijuana will be beneficial for them. Medical Cannabis News

Marijuana-Based Parkinson’s Medication Moves Forward

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And while there’s currently no known cure for Parkinson’s disease, a marijuana-based medication created by GB Sciences has demonstrated promising results — catching the eye of both the scientific community and medical cannabis patients alike. You may be eligible for medical marijuana!

New Mexico Adds Opioid Use Disorder and Other Ailments as Qualifying Medical Marijuana Condition

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New Mexico health officials on Thursday expanded the list of qualifying conditions for the state’s medical cannabis program to include opioid use disorder and several others, reports the Associated Press.

Colorado Dept of Revenue – Marijuana Enforcement Division – All The Latest Rules & Regs For Operating In COVID-19 Conditions

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COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD UpdatesOn April 2, 2020, the State Licensing Authority adopted Emergency Rules in Response to COVID-19 and Emergency Adoption Order in Response to COVID-19 , which … Read More.

Better Sleep Tips: Medical Marijuana

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Plenty of medical cannabis patients have offered anecdotes of better sleep as a result of nightly marijuana use, but the evidence doesn’t stop there. If you are one of the many patients unfortunate enough to have trouble sleeping at night, medical marijuana may be able to help!

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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. One recent study sheds new light on the mechanisms by which a lesser-known marijuana cannabinoid, called THCA-A , helps regulate metabolism and weight.

How To Buy Medical Cannabis In A Legal State

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How To Buy Medical Cannabis In A Legal State. The post How To Buy Medical Cannabis In A Legal State appeared first on The Fresh Toast. Cannabis How-To Medical Marijuana News dispensary legal states medical marijuana card qualifying conditions

Rep Blumenauer: Upcoming Veterans Medical Marijuana Vote In Congress

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As a founding Co-Chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, I am pleased to report to you that my legislation to allow VA doctors to fill out state-legal medical marijuana recommendations is scheduled for a committee vote tomorrow.

How Does Medical Marijuana Treat Seizures?

MMJ Recs

Over the past few years, a lot of research has been conducted about seizures and medical marijuana. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the research results and some of the popular strains and dosages, and advise you on how to get a medical marijuana recommendation for seizures.

Why Does Marijuana Make You Lose Weight?

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As leading researchers summarize: The effect size of cannabis use on body mass index (BMI) is large and the magnitude of the difference in BMI of users and non-users is of clinical significance. Already know that medical marijuana is right for you? Marijuana & Obesity Rates.

New Jersey approves medical marijuana as treatment for opioid addiction

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Prescription painkiller addicts can now seek medical cannabis as a form of treatment in New Jersey. Phil Murphy (D) on Wednesday announced that opioid addiction will be added to the list of qualifying conditions that allows residents to obtain medical marijuana, reports NJ.com.

Study: Cannabis Produces “Antidepressant Effects”

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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! Marijuana & Depression Study.

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DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

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Note: You can make this DIY Cannabis Massage Oil in THC and/or CBD versions! It’s easy to make from just three ingredients that were used in Biblical times: olive oil, frankincense, and cannabis. Cannabis. For many ancient cultures, cannabis was revered as a sacred plant.

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect

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The most significant new measure, House Bill 819, expands the discretion of physicians so that they can recommend cannabis therapy for “any condition” that they consider “debilitating to an individual patient.”. Medical Marijuana Let Doctors Decide Louisiana Medical

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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. One recent study, published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management , suggests medical marijuana may improve both the health and employment prospects of older adults.

House Veterans Affairs Committee Passes Multiple Marijuana Bills

NORML

On March 12th, the House Veterans Affairs Committee (HVAC) passed two separate pieces of legislation pertaining to cannabis policy. doctors to fill out the state-legal medical marijuana recommendations. We must reform our federal cannabis policy.”

5 Things Veterans Deserve to Know About Medical Marijuana

CannaMD

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). Medical Marijuana Patients Still Receive VA Benefits.

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. Using Cannabis to Quit Opioids. Marijuana and Cancer Pain.

How to Get a Connecticut Medical Marijuana Card in 2020

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Telehealth has been used to reach those with Coronavirus concerns and, to keep seniors and those with serious health conditions safe, online consultations are now available. Introduction. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut has expanded its telemedicine services.