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.

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.

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200,000 Marijuana Patients in PA

Nature's Way Medicine

Sometime last week, Pennsylvania reached 200,000 medical marijuana card holders approved by physicians to purchase cannabis in dispensaries. Anxiety disorders became an approved condition last summer. News Pennsylvania 200000 medical marijuana news patients pennsylvania

Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

NORML

Patients suffering from persistent pain conditions who frequently use cannabis are far less likely to use non-prescription opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal PLOS One.

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.

Cannabis advisory board meeting unable to address qualifying conditions due to lack of quorum

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

A state panel met but was unable to make any actual recommendations for adding more qualifying conditions to the list of reasons approved patients can use medical cannabis. News Quick Reads Dominick Zurlo Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Medical Cannabis Program

Study: Pain Patients Report Significant Health Improvements Following Enactment of Medical Cannabis Access Laws

NORML

Those suffering from chronic pain report significant improvements in health following the passage of medical cannabis access laws, according to data published in the journal Forum for Health Economics & Policy. Legalization Medical Marijuana Opioids SCIENCE medical cannabis opioids pain

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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.

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

NH House Says Yes To Two Bills Expanding Medical Cannabis Conditions

Cannabis Law Report

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.

How Can Medical Marijuana Help Cancer Patients?

MMJ Recs

Patients often turn to alternative therapies to help them cope with the pain of the disease and the disabling effects of the treatment drugs. A question frequently asked is “Can medical marijuana help cancer patients?” How can medical cannabis help cancer patients?

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.

In Michigan, Senior Cancer Patients Fight the Stigma and Find Medical Cannabis

Leafly

But it's still not easy for the 55+ set to get medical cannabis. The post In Michigan, Senior Cancer Patients Fight the Stigma and Find Medical Cannabis appeared first on Leafly. Health cancer chronic pain medical cannabis Michigan qualifying conditionsHolly vapes the nausea away. Ron dropped a 10-year Vicodin script. Elizabeth kicked opioids.

New data reveals top medical conditions for which cannabis is reimbursed in Germany

Cannabis Law Report

The data is based on an ongoing government survey involving 6,538 patients, as of September. New data reveals top medical conditions for which cannabis is reimbursed in Germany. Medical Cannabis News

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.

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.

Dosing A Patient With MMJ: A Primary Caregiver’s Guide

MMJ Recs

Being a caregiver to a medical marijuana patient is a big responsibility. How Much Medical Marijuana Should I Give My Patient? There’s a low risk of overdose, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use caution until you know how the MMJ will impact the patient.

Medical cannabis qualified patient bill moves to the House

Cannabis Law Report

The New Mexico Political Report writes… A Senate bill that would specify that only New Mexico residents are eligible to enroll in the state’s Medical Cannabis Program is headed to the House. Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, who is a medical cannabis patient himself.

Cannabis May Enhance Cognition and Memory

FloridaMarijuana.net

In 2017, researcher Andreas Zimmer of the University of Bonn in Germany published his study titled Cannabis reverses aging process in the brain. This study gives hope to those who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia and other brain-affected conditions.

How To Choose The Right MMJ Strain For Your Patient

MMJ Recs

If you are an MMJ caregiver, you’ve probably wondered, “How do I know which medical marijuana strain to give to my patient?” Choosing the right MMJ strain is super important because different medical marijuana strains have very different effects on patients.

3 Reasons Why MMJ Patients Are Allowed To Grow More Marijuana Than The General Public

MMJ Recs

Muddying the waters further is MMJ, or medical marijuana, a type of cannabis utilised by patients suffering from a spectrum of conditions. MMJ is legal in far more states than its recreational cousin, but can still prove confusing for patients and non-patients alike.

The Netherlands introduces new medical cannabis varieties for patients

Cannabis Law Report

The new varieties of cannabis will be sold to the government by two producers for €2.35 This will bring the selling price of medicinal cannabis at the pharmacy well below the price of the current recreational price in the coffee shop. Medical Cannabis NewsThey write.

The Israeli Medical Cannabis Reform: Patients Speak Out

CannaTech

Changes to Israeli medical cannabis regulation by the Ministry of Health’s Medical Cannabis Association, locally known as Yakar, have left vulnerable patients with reduced access and increasing cots. Patients over the age of 18 (excepting children with severe epilepsy).

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).

Medical cannabis trial will target 20,000 UK patients

Cannabis Law Report

Up to 20,000 patients in the UK are to be given medical cannabis over a two-year period in an initiative that aims to create the largest body of evidence on the drug in Europe. Medical Cannabis News

4 Reasons Why MMJ Patients Are Allowed To Possess More Marijuana Than The General Public

MMJ Recs

One of the biggest benefits is that typically, MMJ patients can possess more marijuana than those who are using it recreationally. These states have also legalized medical cannabis possession with a recommendation from a physician. Why MMJ patients can possess more marijuana.

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

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.

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.

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?

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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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.

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.

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.