Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

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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.

Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

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Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970 , prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. And starting next year in Oregon, no patient will have to. Democratic Gov.

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.

Patients Frequently Substituting Cannabis For Anti-Anxiety Drugs

NORML

Patients authorized to legally use medical cannabis frequently substitute it in place of benzodiazepines, according to a pair of new studies published this week. In the first study , Canadian researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis and benzodiazepines in a cohort of 146 patients enrolled in the nation’s medical marijuana access program.

Louisiana Patients Finally Get Their Medical Marijuana

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The state's dispensaries open for business, as Louisiana becomes the first Deep South state to offer legal medical cannabis. The post Louisiana Patients Finally Get Their Medical Marijuana appeared first on Leafly.

Texas NORML: Patient Lobby Day Recap

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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.

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.

France seeks patients for medicinal cannabis trial

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. France is searching for patients to take part in an official medical cannabis trial, but users will not be smoking the drug. Patients with muscle spasms related to multiple sclerosis are also invited to take part.

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

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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. Cannabis has an ancient history across the Middle East and India as an anticonvulsant , but during the past 20 years , research has grown exponentially in support of the medicinal qualities of cannabis. The post How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

How Many MMJ Patients Are in Oklahoma?

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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 Hampshire: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Permitting Patients to Home Cultivate

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Members of the House and Senate have approved versions of House Bill 364 , which allows qualified patients the option to grow marijuana at home. The measure permits registered patients (or their designated caregivers) to cultivate up to three mature plants in a private location that it not subject to public view. An estimated 6,500 patients are authorized with the state to access medical cannabis via one of the state’s four operational dispensaries.

Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150

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The post Arizona Just Made Cannabis Safer and Saved Every Patient $150 appeared first on Leafly. The state's first medical marijuana law update in nine years cuts fees, adds testing, and expands rural access.

Hawaii Dispensaries Can Now Serve Out-of-State Cannabis Patients

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A new online patient registration system promises quick turnaround times, often within a day. The post Hawaii Dispensaries Can Now Serve Out-of-State Cannabis Patients appeared first on Leafly.

How Medical Cannabis Telemedicine Appointments Benefit Patients

Medicinal Marijuana Association

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for almost two decades, but it’s only gained popularity in the last few years. As more research is being conducted, more medical professionals and patients are beginning to explore the possibilities of medicinal treatments with cannabis.

Florida: State Lawmakers Vote to Restore Patients’ Right To Smoke Medical Cannabis

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On March 13, members of the Florida state House of Representatives voted 101 to 11 to approve legislation (Senate Bill 182) to re-legalize the inhalation of herbal cannabis formulations for medical purposes. These provisions explicitly protected the rights of patients to access herbal cannabis and placed no restrictions with regard to how they chose to consume it. Under this proposal, patients would be permitted to possess up to four ounces of herbal cannabis.

Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up

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The post Health Claims Draw Patients as Cannabis Science Catches Up appeared first on Leafly. The number of medical marijuana cardholders more than tripled in the last five years, as more states jumped on the bandwagon. Meanwhile, barriers to research are finally falling.

57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. 90% Found It Helped

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A mainstream arthritis group surveyed 1,000 patients and found more than half had tried medical cannabis. The post 57% of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Cannabis. Health arthritis medical cannabis

Organigram – Mobile Application for Medical Cannabis Patients

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Allows registered patients to order products, manage profiles and connect with Company iOS and Android functionality Available for direct download at organigram.ca/app TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, is pleased to announce the release of a cross-platform patient-focused mobile application (the […]. Business Marijuana News Press Releases Greg Engel medical cannabis OrganiGram

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

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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.

Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15

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The ultimatum is an indication of the mounting frustration that medical cannabis still hasn't reached patients nearly four years after lawmakers OK'd the system. The post Louisiana Patients Demand Cannabis Be on Shelves by May 15 appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics louisiana medical marijuana

Medical cannabis privacy issues worries Oklahoma Patient Advocates

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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

A Patient’s Guide to Using Cannabis for Cancer

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Now here’s the good news: cannabis can help. The post A Patient’s Guide to Using Cannabis for Cancer appeared first on Leafly. If you (or someone you love) just got diagnosed with cancer, that’s obviously very frightening. Health cancer

Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Patients Can Hold Open-Carry Gun Permits

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The post Oklahoma Medical Cannabis Patients Can Hold Open-Carry Gun Permits appeared first on Leafly. The state's new medical marijuana law originally conflicted with Oklahoma's open-carry law. Legislators recently fixed the problem. Politics medical marijuana oklahoma

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1

FloridaMarijuana.net

As cannabis becomes more mainstream, more accepted as a medicine and more utilized worldwide, the plants’ botany and chemical makeup are being researched and dissected. Terpenes, in part, influence a cannabis strains’ flavor and aroma.

Why Medical Cannabis Affects Patients Differently

Medicinal Marijuana Association

This is certainly the case when it comes to medical cannabis. You’ve probably heard the phrase “different strokes for different folks.” It means everyone is individual and unique. Medical Marijuana

3 Things That Are Dangerous For Medical Marijuana Patients

The Fresh Toast

3 Things That Are Dangerous For Medical Marijuana Patients Here are three of the biggest concerns medical marijuana patients should watch out for when choosing their medicine. The post 3 Things That Are Dangerous For Medical Marijuana Patients appeared first on The Fresh Toast.

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.

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

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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.

Tennessee Moves To Be Friendly To Visiting Medical Marijuana Patients

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A couple of Democratic legislators in Tennessee are trying to tackle the state’s cannabis policy reform from within. One patient would also be allowed to give medical cannabis to another registered, card-holding patient without being prosecuted.

How Marijuana Could Help Patients Quit Their Anti-Anxiety Meds

The Fresh Toast

How Marijuana Could Help Patients Quit Their Anti-Anxiety Meds A new Canadian observational study demonstrated the potential effectiveness of using medical marijuana to treat anxiety, as almost half of the study’s participants were successfully able to quit using benzodiazepines.

Could Hemp-Derived CBD Help Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury?

The Fresh Toast

Could Hemp-Derived CBD Help Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury? One study will hopefully determine whether or not hemp-derived CBD helps traumatic brain injury patients with overall wellbeing, sleep, and more. The post Could Hemp-Derived CBD Help Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury?

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New Jersey patient certifications now valid for one year

Canna Care Docs

Effective July 18, 2019, patients in New Jersey may be certified for a period of up to one year for medical cannabis. Canna Care Docs is updating our pricing to make it even easier for patients to get access to assessment, education, and safe treatment.

Patients of CannaTech: Me’aleh

CannaTech

CannaTech is a world-leading medical cannabis event bringing together industry mavens, researchers, creators, and policy-makers to accelerate cannabinoid-based innovation. This sector is ever-expanding and endlessly profitable, however all of this growth pivots on the fulcrum of patient access. At CannaTech Tel Aviv this April, a thousand cannabis experts convened to make deals, talk tech, and discuss the future. Promoting research into medical applications for cannabis.

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.

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

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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.

Congratulations to patients in Arkansas!

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Arkansas voters approved therapeutic Cannabis on November 8, 2016. Louisiana’s legislature approved of the modern therapeutic Cannabis program by passage of SB 143 in the summer of 2015 and signature of then Governor Bobby Jindal on June 29, 2015. Medical marijuana sales there are expected to begin this Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Article Drummond Woodsum: UPDATE REGARDING VISITING PATIENTS IN MAINE

Cannabis Law Report

UPDATE REGARDING VISITING PATIENTS IN MAINE. On June 6, 2019, Governor Mills signed An Act to Ensure Access to Medical Cannabis for Visiting Qualifying Patients.

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

Can Cannabis Help Cerebral Palsy Patients?

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Can cannabis help Cerebral Palsy patients? Cannabis’ analgesic effects can be just as effective as more standard forms of treatment. The post Can Cannabis Help Cerebral Palsy Patients? Health Videos cannabis cbd cerebral palsy chronic pain federal health legal legal marijuana legalisation marijuana medical medical marijuana pain recreational recreational marijuana thc treatment weed