Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

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

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

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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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Cannabis Use Rising Among Chronic Pain Patients

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“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.”.

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.

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

New Clinical Study: Can Cannabis Increase the Life Expectancy of Cancer Patients?

Leafwell

Can cannabis increase the lifespan of cancer patients? The National Cancer Institute has reported unique findings that indicate the prominent cannabinoids CBD and THC might offer hope of longer survival times for some cancer patients. Cannabis Science cancer cancer patients cannabis cannabis and cancer cannabis help cancer

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

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“The current study revealed the positive effects of MC [medical cannabis] therapy in some patients with FMS [ fibromyalgia syndrome] and resistance to conventional treatment. The post Study: Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Fibromyalgia appeared first on NORML.

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

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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.

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.

Puerto Rico: Law Signed Protecting Medical Cannabis Patients from Employment Discrimination

NORML

Under the expanded law, employers may not discriminate against authorized patients of medical cannabis in the recruitment, hiring, designation, or termination process or when imposing disciplinary actions.

Is legalization bad for medical cannabis patients?

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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? Canada Industry Politics medical cannabis patients

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

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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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New York: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation Protecting Medical Marijuana Patients from Housing Discrimination

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Members of the New York state senate approved legislation by a 58 to 2 vote… The post New York: Senate Lawmakers Approve Legislation Protecting Medical Marijuana Patients from Housing Discrimination appeared first on NORML.

Patients Deserve a Federal Overhaul on Medical Cannabis

Americans for Safe Access

Across these states, millions of patients are demonstrating cannabis’ medicinal value through their treatments every day.

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.

When Charging Forward into Adult-Use Policy, Please Don’t Leave Patients Behind!

Americans for Safe Access

A common challenge patients often experience when adult-use laws are adopted in their state is that legislative and regulatory improvements to medical cannabis programs are suspended while states pivot to organize adult-use models.

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New Hampshire: Governor Signs Bills Expanding Pool of Patients Eligible for Medical Cannabis, Other Changes

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Under the new law, patients with insomnia and/or autism spectrum disorder are eligible to obtain medical cannabis access. The post New Hampshire: Governor Signs Bills Expanding Pool of Patients Eligible for Medical Cannabis, Other Changes appeared first on NORML.

Cannabis, CBD, and Sleep: A Patient Guide

United Patients Group

Research has shown that both marijuana and CBD have sleep-promoting benefits that patients with sleep disorders can tap into. As a patient, the most important thing is to find the perfect balance between cannabis and CBD that will help you sleep better.

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Patients with any of the medical conditions below are eligible for weedadvisor under the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulation (ACMPR). Uncategorised

Marijuana & Breast Cancer: Studies Patients Should Know

CannaMD

Physicians and patients alike have long acknowledged marijuana’s ability to ease cancer symptoms and treatment-related side effects. But the idea that cannabis – once described by the U.S.

Study Finds That Cancer Patients Consume Less Cannabis Than the Public

Veriheal

Cancer patients arguably stand to benefit the most from cannabis’ unique properties and benefits, such as anti-nausea, anti-inflammation, reduced pain, inhibited tumor growth, and appetite stimulation.

Colorado: Governor Signs Law Imposing New Rules for Physicians Recommending Medical Cannabis, Young Adult Patients

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The post Colorado: Governor Signs Law Imposing New Rules for Physicians Recommending Medical Cannabis, Young Adult Patients appeared first on NORML.

A How-To Explainer For First-Time Senior Patients

Leafwell

According to the Marijuana Policy Project, there are more than 4 million medical cannabis patients across the 35 states, four U.S. Did you know that more and more seniors are turning to cannabis as an alternative and effective form of medicine?

Ohio: Regulators Expand the Pool of Patients Eligible for Medical Cannabis

NORML

Patients diagnosed with either Huntington's disease, spasticity or severe muscle spasms, or a terminal illness are now eligible to receive authorizations to access medical cannabis. The post Ohio: Regulators Expand the Pool of Patients Eligible for Medical Cannabis appeared first on NORML.

Clinical Trial: Cannabis Inhalation Associated with Clinical in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

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“This study demonstrates that treatment with THC-rich cannabis in patients with mild to moderate UC is associated with clinical improvement.". The post Clinical Trial: Cannabis Inhalation Associated with Clinical in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis appeared first on NORML.

Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices

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Lehigh Valley NORML, and medical cannabis patients from across Pennsylvania, will hold the second in a series of monthly protests at the Department of Health (PaDOH) headquarters on Forster St. “Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. These events offer a voice to the large number of registered medical marijuana patients who are deeply dissatisfied with the current program.

Delaware: Governor Signs Law Facilitating Access to Medical Cannabis for Qualifying Patients

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The post Delaware: Governor Signs Law Facilitating Access to Medical Cannabis for Qualifying Patients appeared first on NORML. Senate Bill 60 permits certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants to issue medical cannabis recommendations to those ages 18 and older.

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Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients

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The post Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients appeared first on NORML.

Patients In Florida Can Finally Smoke Medical Cannabis

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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.

Study: Cannabis Associated with Reduced Opioid Use, Prolonged Benefits in Pain Patients

NORML

The daily use of cannabis by patients with chronic pain conditions is associated with prolonged improvements in pain management and subjects’ overall quality of life, as well as sustained reductions in the use of opioids, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Pain Medicine.

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

FloridaMarijuana.net

Medical marijuana can alleviate certain side effects and, some research indicates, reduce the number of seizures a patient experiences. Additionally, one study published in the Epilepsy Behavior established that the administration of cannabis extracts rich in CBD is associated with the reduction of seizure frequency in certain patients. Since each patient’s needs are unique, the certifying physician will make a recommendation based on individual conditions. Patient Educatio

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. Israeli investigators assessed the use of cannabis over a six-month period in 211 patients with the disease. ” Patients were most likely to report overall reductions in pain and overall improvements in their quality of life following cannabis therapy.

Medical Marijuana Patients: 7 Things You Should Know About Driving

MMJ Recs

One of the most commonly asked questions that medical marijuana patients have is whether they’re permitted to drive while under the influence of cannabis. First off, every MMJ patient is different in terms of the quantity of cannabis they’re ingesting and how often they need to use it.

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

NORML

The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they have a “conviction based solely on the use or possession of marijuana.” ” “Often times patients are forced to choose between their health and well-being and suitable housing,” said NORML State Policies Coordinator Carly Wolf. And starting next year in Oregon, no patient will have to.

Why can’t new cannabis patients use telemedicine in some states?

Leafwell

Some states only allow cannabis patients to use telemedicine to renew existing medical marijuana certifications. This means that new patients cannot access vital online services in some states to get the medical marijuana cards they need.

Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

NORML

John Bel Edwards has signed a series of bills into law greatly expanding patients ability to access medical cannabis products. Currently, fewer than 4,000 patients are registered to access medicinal cannabis products under the law. Democratic Gov.

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Clinical Trial: Plant-Derived Cannabis Oil Effective for Patients with Fibromyalgia

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"We conclude that phytocannabinoids can be a low-cost and well-tolerated therapy for symptom relief and quality of life improvement in these patients.". The post Clinical Trial: Plant-Derived Cannabis Oil Effective for Patients with Fibromyalgia appeared first on NORML.