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Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

NORML

Over 54,000 Connecticut residents are currently registered to possess and and access medical cannabis. The post Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week appeared first on NORML. Medical Marijuana Connecticut home cultivation patients

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The Benefits of Cannabis Topicals

United Patients Group

The Benefits of Cannabis Topicals. Cannabis topicals are becoming more popular as people discover their benefits. Topicals (aka Salves) are a form of medical cannabis that can be used topically to treat skin conditions, muscle pain, joint inflammation and many other ailments.

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Cannabis and the Immune System

United Patients Group

Cannabis and the Immune System. Cannabis and the Immune System. In fact, cannabis has been used for thousands of years as a medicine. Cannabis has also been used for centuries to treat gastrointestinal disorders, epilepsy, rheumatism and malaria.

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The Key Differences Between CBD and THC You Need to Know

United Patients Group

As the legality of hemp and cannabis products strengthens, people are curious to learn more about the different compounds they contain. CBD and THC are two natural substances found in the cannabis plant. CBD is derived from hemp or marijuana plants, both species of Cannabis Sativa.

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Cannabis and Its Health Benefits – What You Should Know

United Patients Group

Cannabis has been a topic of much debate in recent years, but there is no denying the numerous health benefits that it can provide. In this article, we will discuss the various health benefits of cannabis that everyone should know. Cannabis is a natural muscle relaxer.

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Study: Chronic Pain Patients Frequently Report Using Cannabis In Place of Opioids

NORML

Cannabis has established efficacy in the treatment of multiple conditions, including chronic pain, and it possesses a safety profile that is either comparable or superior to other controlled substances.

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Cannabis Use Rising Among Chronic Pain Patients

NORML

“Over the course of our study, … we identified a significant and progressive increase in the number of patients using cannabis. In patients with chronic pain, cannabis use more than doubled during this period.”.

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Women Patient Cannabis Activists Fighting for Change

Project CBD

Portraits of four women patient-activists who are leading the struggle for medical cannabis access around the world

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What is Delta 9 THC?

United Patients Group

Delta 9 THC is a chemical compound found in cannabis. THC is an abbreviation for tetrahydrocannabinol , which is the most common chemical found in cannabis. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is one of at least 140 + cannabinoids identified in cannabis. What is Delta 9 THC? Introduction.

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Cancer patients medicate with cannabis with or without clinical trials

Cannabis Life Network

Every year sees a pile of scientific research supporting the use of cannabis as a treatment for cancer. Clinical evidence, however, has yet prove that cannabinoids, terpenes, or cannabis treat cancer.

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Minnesota: Regulators Okay Patients’ Access to Cannabis-Infused Edible Products

NORML

Under the plan, patients in the state’s medical access program will be able to purchase marijuana-infused gummies or other similar chewable products beginning on August 1, 2020.

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How Stress Impacts Your Body

United Patients Group

Here are some Safe and Tested Cannabis/CBD Products (Use Promo Code UPG for discount) Aspen Green CBD Receptra Naturals Unity Formulas CBD Cornbread Hemp FOCL CBD WYLD CBD You can find more trusted brands and products here.

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Minnesota: Patients’ Access to Herbal Cannabis Products Begins March 1

NORML

NORML has long opined that patients must have access to cannabis flowers, stating: "Orally administered non-herbal forms of cannabis possess delayed onset and their effects are far less predictable than those of herbal cannabis.

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Is legalization bad for medical cannabis patients?

Leafly

Patient advocates say increased costs and access issues are a blow to medical cannabis patients' rights now that all adults can legally consume cannabis in Canada. The post Is legalization bad for medical cannabis patients?

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How to Calm Your Anxious Brain

United Patients Group

Cannabis …many patients have found success with this plant. The post How to Calm Your Anxious Brain appeared first on United Patients Group. How to Calm Your Anxious Brain. Introduction. Most of us have an anxious mind, and for some of us, anxiety is a serious problem.

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Kentucky: Governor Issues Executive Order Providing Pardon Protections to Qualifying Medical Cannabis Patients

NORML

With 37 states already legalizing medical cannabis and 90% of Kentucky adults supporting it, I am doing what I can to provide access and relief to those who meet certain conditions and need it to better enjoy their life, without pain.”.

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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. In doing so, medical cannabis patients are finally legally permitted to smoke dried cannabis flower if their doctor recommends that specific method of administration. Previously, it was illegal for patients to smoke their cannabis medication, according to the law.

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Study: Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Fibromyalgia

NORML

“The current study revealed the positive effects of MC [medical cannabis] therapy in some patients with FMS [ fibromyalgia syndrome] and resistance to conventional treatment.

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Florida: Health Officials Enact Emergency Rules Imposing Cannabis Dosing Limits for Qualified Patients

NORML

"These arbitrary and unnecessary limits were established without input from either the patient community or from those physicians who specialize in providing oversight to medical cannabis patients.

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What are the benefits of THCV?

United Patients Group

THCV is a chemical in the cannabis plant that has some unique benefits. This makes for a great combination with CBD when taking medical cannabis as your body will be able to get all of its benefits without feeling tired or stoned from consuming too much THC.

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Congressional Action for Veteran Medical Cannabis Patients

Americans for Safe Access

In the wake of the election many patients have questions about the priorities of the incoming Congress. million cannabis patients across the country are stuck under conflicting federal and state cannabis policy, with veterans comprising the largest contingent of them.

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Decarboxylation – What Does it Mean?

United Patients Group

Cannabis is a plant that can be used for a variety of purposes. However, it wasn’t until recently that we began to understand how to activate cannabis in order to access its full potential. Why activate cannabis? Ask your doctor if medical cannabis is right for you.

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New York: Regulators Approve Patients’ Access to Medical Cannabis Flower

NORML

Regulations for home cultivation by registered medical cannabis patients still have not been established. The post New York: Regulators Approve Patients’ Access to Medical Cannabis Flower appeared first on NORML.

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South Dakota: Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients Take Effect Today

NORML

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety issued guidelines today for law enforcement requiring them to cease arresting those persons who identify as patients and meet certain qualifications.

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Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott

NORML

The post Delaware: Cannabis Activists Take on Corporate Marijuana, Patients Stage Boycott appeared first on NORML. Locals in Delaware are tangling with corporate, multi-state medical marijuana permit holders to pass a bill for full legalization.

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Pennsylvania: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Medical Cannabis Access for Qualified Patients

NORML

Under the law, which took effect upon signing, qualified patients may now legally possess up to a 90-day supply of cannabis at one time. The post Pennsylvania: Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Medical Cannabis Access for Qualified Patients appeared first on NORML.

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October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine Now Available

Americans for Safe Access

We're excited to say the the October/November issue of Cannabis Patient Care Magazine is now available online. I got her thoughts on how patients can talk to their doctor or oncologist about medical cannabis.

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Congressional Action for Veteran Medical Cannabis Patients

Americans for Safe Access

In the wake of the election many patients have questions about the priorities of the incoming Congress. million cannabis patients across the country are stuck under conflicting federal and state cannabis policy, with veterans comprising the largest contingent of them.

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Let's Make 2023 the Year of the Patient!

Americans for Safe Access

One common thing I heard from everyone was despair about the state of medical cannabis in the U.S. This year Americans for Safe Access celebrated our 20-year anniversary. During 2022, I spent a lot of time reconnecting with ASA members and supporters.

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New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients

NORML

The proposed rules, which must undergo a 60-day public comment period, permit the cultivation of up to six cannabis plants per private residence. The post New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients appeared first on NORML.

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Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

Americans for Safe Access

Despite the fact that a wide majority of 36 states have now created comprehensive programs to allow legal access to medical cannabis treatment, there are still vital conflicts in the web of state and federal regulations stemming from remaining federal prohibition.

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5 Things You Need to Know When Traveling as a Medical Cannabis Patient

Americans for Safe Access

Are you allowed to travel with medical cannabis? Can you cross state lines with medical cannabis? Can you bring cannabis on a plane or train? These are just a few of the many questions that medical cannabis patients may have while travelling for the holidays

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Patients Deserve a Federal Overhaul on Medical Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

Cannabis was listed as a Schedule I substance, a category for “drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse”; this is a stricter classification than even raw opium, which is Schedule II. Now, two-thirds of Americans live in states where medical cannabis is legal.

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Louisiana patients loving newly legal cannabis flower

Leafly

Cannabis flower is finally legal in the Bayou State, but supply is low and early prices are high. The post Louisiana patients loving newly legal cannabis flower appeared first on Leafly.

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Patient Drives In Louisiana: How Do They Work?

MMJ Recs

In the state of Louisiana, there are several approved conditions for people looking to gain access to cannabis products. In some cases, this can be done through a Louisiana patient drive. Read on to learn all you need to know about MMJ certification and patient drives in Louisiana.

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These Patient Advocacy Groups Are Working Together to Expand the Scope of Cannabis Research

Veriheal

With new and improved products popping up left and right, legalization initiatives taking off all over the globe, and harmful “stoner” stigmas quickly dissipating, it’s clear that cannabis has entered a new era. But one area of cannabis medicine is still lagging behind—research.

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Patient Drives In Utah: How Do They Work?

MMJ Recs

And the best news is that attending a patient drive in Utah can make this process much simpler! Read on to learn all you need to know about patient drives in Utah. Image by Craventure Media on Unsplash : what is an MMJ patient drive in UT? What is a Utah patient drive?