Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

NORML

The administration of herbal cannabis is safe and effective in patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia, according to clinical data published this month in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Additional information on cannabis and fibromyalgia appears in the NORML publication here.

Patients In Florida Can Finally Smoke Medical Cannabis

MassRoots

Newly sworn-in Governor Ron DeSantis officially ended the statewide ban on smokable forms of medical cannabis in Florida, making good on the promise he made to patients. Previously, it was illegal for patients to smoke their cannabis medication, according to the law.

Serious Conditions Are Responding To Cannabinoid Therapy

Peninsula Alternative Health

As medical cannabis emerges from the dark days of prohibition, researchers are finding a wide range of conditions responding successfully to it. Because cannabis is still a schedule 1 drug in the U.S., So far, science is telling us that yes cannabis has anti-seizure actions.

Texas NORML: Patient Lobby Day Recap

NORML

In the Texas State Capitol Building, dozens of patients joined us to ask their legislators to coauthor legislation that makes the Texas Compassionate Use Program more inclusive and effective. Patients then broke out into groups by district and went to visit their legislative offices.

Israel To Allow Medical Cannabis Prescriptions For Some Conditions

Cannabis Law Report

Patients with certain medical conditions will be permitted to receive medical cannabis by prescription rather than requiring Health Ministry permission, Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman announced on Thursday evening. “I Medical Cannabis NewsThe Jerusalem Post writes.

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

FloridaMarijuana.net

The Epilepsy Foundation defines epilepsy as a chronic condition of the brain which causes seizures and affects 65 million people worldwide. It is not fully known the genetic origins of epilepsy or if the condition is hereditary. Medical marijuana can alleviate certain side effects and, some research indicates, reduce the number of seizures a patient experiences. Cannabinoids are compounds in cannabis that target cells in the body. Patient Education

The Willows Farms Has been Awarded Conditional Approval for Five Cannabis Licenses

Canna Newswire

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – April 8, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – The Willows Farms Limited recently received a green light to start business, as they were awarded their conditional approval for five licenses from the Cannabis Licensing Authority.

How Many MMJ Patients Are in Oklahoma?

MMJ Recs

Because MMJ can be used to help alleviate or completely lift some symptoms of many challenging and bothersome health conditions, many people have jumped at the chance to become Oklahoma MMJ patients. The number of MMJ patients in Oklahoma is steadily growing. ounces of cannabis).

New Patient Experience

Peninsula Alternative Health

Peninsula Alternative Health (PAH) is a medical cannabis dispensary in Salisbury Maryland. As pioneers of the Maryland cannabis industry, we take great pride in offering patients a wide variety of products and clinical guidance. by Erin Bilenki.

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

WeedAdvisor

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. million anxiety patients (14% of Ohio’s population) and 44,000 children with autism, says The Center Square.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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

Australia: ASX Listed Althea Says It Now Has 2000 Cannabis Patients On Its Books

Cannabis Law Report

ASX-listed medical marijuana company Althea says it is providing cannabis to nearly 2000 Australian patients with debilitating conditions. Melbourne-based Althea says 1925 patients have been prescribed medical pot in Australia by 296 healthcare professionals.

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

The Joint Blog

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.

Article – Sydney Criminal Lawyers: “Canberra has turned its back on medicinal cannabis patients”

Cannabis Law Report

In May 2014, Barnaby Joyce spoke out in support of legalising cannabis medicine: a campaign fronted by a young patient named Dan Haslam. “We speculate that the tight regulation is more a means of control and restriction with the aim of keeping Australian patient numbers minimal.”

Medical cannabis privacy issues worries Oklahoma Patient Advocates

Cannabis Law Report

Tulsa World writes… A law that takes effect later this month has a provision allowing the Oklahoma State Department of Health to give law enforcement access to information displayed on medical marijuana patient licenses. Medical Cannabis News

Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient

Otherside Farms

Becoming a Medical Marijuana Patient in the United States involves different requirements depending on the state you reside in. In California, there are limits as to how much medicine a patient can grow or carry. What Conditions are Commonly Treated?

NEWS Ruling Opens New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program To Out Of State Patients

Cannabis Law Report

MRR report reports…A judge has ruled that New Mexico’s medical marijuana program is open to people from outside the state who qualify based on a medical condition. Ruling Opens New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program To Out Of State Patients. Medical Cannabis News

Marijuana for Nausea: Helping Cancer Patients for Decades

Greencamp

It took a lot of time for humanity to “rediscover” the medical potential of cannabis. Although there’s still a long way to go, cannabis has been accepted by many as a tool for treating regular nausea, but also nausea caused by chemotherapy. And that’s where cannabis comes into play.

Article: Cannabis & CBD Pharma NewsNews Does medicinal cannabis actually help Australian patients?

Cannabis Law Report

There have been more than 7,500 approvals for medicinal cannabis in Australia since legalisation in 2016 – so why don’t we know if it is helping patients? Since legalisation, a few thousand Australians have been prescribed a medicinal cannabis product. Patient access pathways.

Ohio Medical Cannabis Patients Rejoice As Edibles Will Soon Be Available

MassRoots

The first medical cannabis product manufacturing license was just awarded in Ohio, giving patients in the program a reason to celebrate. In the same facility, a 25,000 square foot space is dedicated to cultivating cannabis plants. Ohio Medical Cannabis Program Update.

THC Basics: An Introduction For Patients

Canna Care Docs

An Introductory Lesson on THC Basics For Medical Cannabis Patients. Cannabis, a plant that has proven to be endlessly complex is still under the microscope by researchers, patients, physicians, and society.

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The Challenges of Offering Medical Cannabis to Patients

CannaTech

In a perfect world, patients would have honest conversations with their family doctors about cannabis. Truthfully, the topic of medical cannabis remains contentious in the realm of family health. Changing Perceptions on Cannabis. Challenges Dosing Cannabis.

Premier Health signs Partnership Agreement with Navigator Genomics™ to provide Pharmacogenomic Testing & Medical Cannabis Educational Content to Patients

Canna Newswire

According to a study by Scipher Medicine, 65 percent of patients prescribed the world’s top five selling drugs didn’t respond to the therapy. Through the telemedicine feature on the app, patients can directly discuss their results with their doctor. MEDICAL CANNABIS TESTING

Marijuana and HIV: Can Weed Help HIV Patients

Marijuanally

Due to the medical properties of cannabis , it is no secret that HIV patients have used it as a pain and stress relief method for a long time. HIV is a terminal condition and the sufferers are faced with tough consequences that make their life difficult.

5 Ways Marijuana Helps Cancer Patients

Otherside Farms

Marijuana is becoming a widely accepted option for treating cancer patients. And in places where it is legal, cannabis is prescribed by doctors as an effective relaxant and pain suppressant. Cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy often experience weight loss during the period.

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Huge Win for Epilepsy Patient as D.C. Lifts Ban on Medical Marijuana in Schools

WeedAdvisor

It then be logical to assume that children with prescriptions would be allowed to consume medical cannabis in school. Unfortunately, this mentality causes innocent patients to suffer and seriously affects their quality of life while at school. Cannabis, however, proved much better.

UK – BMJ Report: ” Medical cannabis: patients turn to private clinics because of NHS void”

Cannabis Law Report

How will private clinics start seeing patients who request medical cannabis based products when NHS doctors seem unable to? The only thing stopping two private cannabis clinics in London from issuing prescriptions for medical cannabis is the lack of an approval certificate from the regulator, the Care Quality Commission. They offer to treat patients for pain, cancer, and gastrointestinal, neurological, and psychiatric conditions. Medical Cannabis News

How to Talk To Your Doctor About Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient

MedicalJane

At the time of this article’s publishing, thirty states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation permitting use of medical cannabis. Do you qualify for medical cannabis? There is no universal handbook for a medical cannabis program.

Florida Lawyer Disbarred & Fined After Charging Clients For “Patient Identification Card”

Cannabis Law Report

AFloridalawyer who told his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was ordered by a Jacksonville judge last month to pay a couple almost $370,000, it has emerged. Cannabis Law NewsFox News reported over the weekend.

New Data Shows Majority of Patients Seeking Cannabis for Mood-Related Conditions

Cannabis Maven

CB2 Insights Publishes Real World Evidence Report on Trends in Medical Cannabis and Depression, Anxiety and PTSD. Medical

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Patient Levels Spike Since Mid-2018

WeedAdvisor

As the stigma and laws around marijuana both relax, patient access to medical marijuana continues to broaden in many states. The number of registered patients has notably jumped in the last few months, with an even larger overall increase over the past year. Spike in Registered Patients. . According to New Mexico’s Department of Health, the number of medical marijuana patients in the states rose by 10% since January.

Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Program Celebrates First Birthday , 116K Patients With 1000 Physicians Approved To Certify Patients

Cannabis Law Report

Quietly Pennsylvania’s medical program has been put into play and although the market isn’t a CA or CO if the numbers are extrapolated from the patient base it’s a new steady tax revenue for the state and even better so for the likes of Canopy, Aurora et al.

PrestoDoctor Launches Medical Marijuana Patient Curated Shop!

PrestoDoctor

PrestoDoctor is thrilled to announce PrestoDoctor Shop , a medical marijuana patient curated shop! PrestoDoctor Shop features only the most trusted product and brands in cannabis. Every item listed is chosen specifically for the needs of medical marijuana patients.

The Latin American Cannabis Landscape – Part Two: Regulated Markets and Patient Access

CannaTech

Thanks to the recent emergence of regulated medical cannabis markets, the success of this versatile plant can be followed from farm to pharma and prescriber to patient, however, the origins of cannabis as medicine cannot be as simply traced as the plant is today from seed to sale. Pharmaceutical grade cannabis is relatively new in parts of the world. In Latin America, for example, regulated medical cannabis markets are still in their infancy.

How Medical Cannabis Is Helping Insomnia Patients Sleep

Canabo Medical Clinic

Insomnia is a frustrating condition, and it may not have one root cause or an apparent cure. Some patients feel they’ve tried everything to treat their insomnia without much luck. Medical cannabis is offering new hope for insomnia patients by helping them get a better night’s sleep. Medical Cannabis Is a Sedative. How does medical cannabis help patients get to sleep? First and foremost, cannabis often acts as a sedative.

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How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

Leafly

Looking for medical cannabis in Michigan? You'll need a state-issued patient ID card. Health dispensaries medical marijuana Michigan qualifying conditionsHere's a 6-step guide to getting one. The post How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card appeared first on Leafly.

5 Common Mistakes Patients New to Medical Cannabis Make

Canabo Medical Clinic

The medical marijuana patient population is growing in Canada. Even as rules are changing, many are discovering the medicinal properties of cannabis. As more research is conducted, more doctors and patients alike are convinced medical marijuana may be the right treatment for them. New patients often have many questions, some of which your doctor may not be able to answer. As a result, most new medical marijuana patients make at least one mistake or another.