Connecticut: Qualified Patients Can Begin Home Cultivating Cannabis Next Week

NORML

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.

How Cannabis Helps HIV Patients

Leafwell

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a virus that damages the immune system and inhibits the body’s ability to fight infection and disease. It is an infection that is normally transmitted sexually, but it can also spread from a mother to a child during pregnancy or when breastfeeding.

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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.

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.”.

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.

New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients

NORML

The post New York: Officials Advance Home Cultivation Regulations for Qualified Patients appeared first on 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.

Anxiety and Cannabis: A Patient Guide

United Patients Group

The post Anxiety and Cannabis: A Patient Guide appeared first on United Patients Group. United Patients GroupWe have all had a case of the “nerves” at some time in our lives. We may even have experienced panic during times of crisis.

Pledge to Demand Equity for Patients

Americans for Safe Access

From addressing challenges faced by patients in federally subsidized housing to veterans whose doctors are prohibited from recommending cannabis as a treatment option, the executive branch can accomplish meaningful change for patients without legislative action.

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. The post Study: Cannabis Mitigates Symptoms in Patients with Treatment-Resistant Fibromyalgia appeared first on NORML.

A New Study Explores Patient Interest in Medical Cannabis for Breast Cancer

Veriheal

Enter cannabis, the plant medicine that is quickly becoming the remedy of choice for patients who have been diagnosed with breast cancer according to a recently conducted survey that was published in the journal Cancer. Breast Cancer Patients and Medical Cannabis.

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.

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 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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Could CBD Help Patients With Alzheimer’s?

Cannabis Life Network

The post Could CBD Help Patients With Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s disease, commonly known as (AD), is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder. It’s the most common cause of dementia, a term for memory loss.

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

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.

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.

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.

Guide to Cannabis Concentrates for MMJ Patients

Leafwell

If you live in a state that has legalized marijuana, there are a lot of options when it comes to how you want to consume your cannabis – both for medical marijuana (MMJ) patients and recreational users. If you’re an MMJ patient, cannabis concentrates can be a great option.

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.

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?

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? Canada Industry Politics medical cannabis patients

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WeedAdvisor

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

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

NORML

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.

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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Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy: A Patient Treatment Guide

United Patients Group

While some epilepsy patients will have as little as one to two seizures a year, others have to battle with daily seizures. Some epilepsy patients suffer from treatment-resistant seizures. Autism Epilepsy United Patients Group autism seizures

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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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.

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?

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

NORML

“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.

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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

NORML

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.

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.