Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana by state

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Here's a list of which states authorize medical marijuana for valid, qualified patients. Each entry includes a link to the state's qualifying conditions. The post Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana by state appeared first on Leafly.

Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions

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Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says her decision was based on the recommendation of the state's Medical Marijuana Advisory Board and her own review of medical research literature. The post Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions appeared first on Leafly.

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Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions

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Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says her decision was based on the recommendation of the state's Medical Marijuana Advisory Board and her own review of medical research literature. The post Pennsylvania Adds Anxiety, Tourette’s to Qualifying Conditions appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics anxiety pennsylvania qualifying conditions tourettes

What Are The Qualifying Conditions For An Oklahoma MMJ Card?

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But under what conditions do you qualify for an Oklahoma MMJ card? In June 2018, Oklahoma became the 30 th state in the USA to legalize medical marijuana. If they believe you’re eligible, you’ll be recommended medical marijuana. Up to 8 ounces of marijuana in your residence.

New York City: Municipal Legislation Enacted Prohibiting Drug Testing for Cannabis as a Condition of Employment, Probation

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1427 states , “The department of probation shall not require individuals to submit to marijuana testing unless a determination is made, based on an individuals’ history and circumstances, that abstinence from marijuana is necessary to otherwise lead an otherwise law-abiding life.”

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

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Council members overwhelmingly voted in favor of a municipal proposal (No.1445) barring employers from drug testing certain job applicants for the presence of marijuana. 641) calling on the New York City officials to expunge the records of all city misdemeanor marijuana convictions is pending.

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

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

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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.

How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

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You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products. How and Why Topical Marijuana Works. Everyone Responds to Topical Marijuana Differently. How to Best Use Marijuana Topicals.

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. Evidence for marijuana’s efficacy against autism and anxiety are not as rock solid as CBD and epilepsy – the only use of cannabis approved by the FDA. But despite these concerning numbers, health professionals will not entertain medical marijuana without some evidence to support it in these cases.

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. But in order to provide medical marijuana to outside licensed producers, having the aforementioned advantages means nothing. Colombia’s up-and-coming medical marijuana breakout has not gone unnoticed. Uruguay, after all, was the first country to legalize marijuana, making its home continent Ground Zero for major cannabis expansion.

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.

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.

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.

How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

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

How Does Medical Marijuana Treat Seizures?

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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.

Medical Marijuana and Muscle Spasms

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Can compounds within marijuana reduce or eliminate the discomfort of muscle cramps? These conditions may lead to spasticity, and cause muscles to remain in a state of continuous contraction, causing stiffness or tightness of the muscles and interfering with normal speech, movement and gait.

Why Does Marijuana Make You Lose Weight?

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Besides going against all the classic “munchies/stoner” stereotypes, this finding is especially puzzling as cannabis is often used to increase weight gain in patients with medical conditions such as HIV/AIDS and cancer. Already know that medical marijuana is right for you?

5 Things Veterans Deserve to Know About Medical Marijuana

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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.

How Medical Marijuana Helps Nausea

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Can medical marijuana reduce the discomforts of nausea and the debilitating experience of vomiting? To understand the ways in which marijuana can reduce or eliminate nausea and the urge to vomit, we first need to understand the causes of these conditions.

Harvard Professor’s Thoughts on Marijuana and Pain

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Could medical marijuana be your best option for pain management? Harvard: Marijuana Opinions. General nerve pain and pain related to multiple sclerosis are among the more specific forms of pain that Grinspoon claims marijuana is able to ease. Marijuana and Pain Relief.

Decreasing Anxiety Medication with Medical Marijuana

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You’re probably here because you’re wondering if medical marijuana could help you combat your anxiety and help you stop relying on pharmaceuticals – and according to peer-reviewed research , it probably can! On the contrary, medical marijuana has no severe side effects.

New Jersey approves medical marijuana as treatment for opioid addiction

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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. Prescription painkiller addicts can now seek medical cannabis as a form of treatment in New Jersey.

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. Marijuana Preferred Over Pain Pills.

New Jersey Just Expanded Its Medical Cannabis Program

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The measure signed into law Tuesday makes a number of changes, lowering barriers to access, expanding qualifying conditions, and greenlighting home delivery. Health Politics medical marijuana new jersey qualifying conditions

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

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Marijuana laws can be quite confusing; as it stands in 2019, the drug exists in a kind of grey area, where it’s legal in some states and illegal in others. When it comes to actually growing marijuana, the stats become even more confusing. MMJ Recommendation and Growing Marijuana.

Autism Should be a Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

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Why isn't cannabis a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Ohio? Medical

Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card

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The post Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card appeared first on Leafly. Health medical marijuana new york city qualifying conditionsWhen I got mine after shoulder surgery, it reduced my pain and my opioid intake. Here's a 5-step guide to getting yours.

Oklahoma and Medical Marijuana: Everything You Need to Know

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More and more people across the country are getting to experience the benefits of using medical marijuana (MMJ). As of this month, more than 151,000 patients have turned in applications to the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (or OMMA, the agency that issues MMJ cards).

What’s the Link Between Marijuana and Testicular Cancer?

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Is there a link between marijuana use and testicular cancer? The study’s threshold for regular marijuana use was defined as the equivalent of a joint per day for at least one year. You may be eligible for medical marijuana! Medical Conditions Cancer

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

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State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients. Senate Bill 323 amends minor marijuana possession penalties.

Pennsylvania could cap prices on medical marijuana

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Are you paying too much for medical marijuana? Pennsylvania’s closed-loop system of limited marijuana permit holders is not a competitive free market. ’s medical marijuana law will start bringing some transparency to consumer-level prices.

200,000 Marijuana Patients in PA

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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

Marijuana reform is budding in New Hampshire!

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Several bills have been introduced in the state legislature, ranging from legal hemp production to adult-use marijuana legalization, and the fight for freedom has never been more widely supported than now. — Bipartisan bill HB 481 would legalize the personal adult-use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana. — Bills SB 175 and HB 461 would expand the qualifying conditions under New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program.

The Long Beach Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit for a facility to grow, test and distribute recreational cannabis

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Long Beach Business Journal reports… The Long Beach Planning Commission on February 21 approved a conditional use permit for a facility to grow, test and distribute recreational cannabis in an industrial area on 15th Street, between Oregon and San Francisco avenues.