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Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop Eighty Percent

NORML

The post Philadelphia: Marijuana Treatment Admissions Drop Eighty Percent appeared first on NORML. This is likely a result of a 2014 ordinance decriminalizing possession along with new procedures adopted by District Attorney Larry Krasner, a civil rights attorney elected in 2017.

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Study: Adult-Use Legalization Associated with Decline in Youth Treatment Admissions

NORML

The enactment of adult-use cannabis legalization laws is not associated with an increase in marijuana-related youth drug treatment admissions, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. A pair of researchers from Temple University assessed annual drug treatments admissions among youth for the years 2008 to 2017.

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Study Explores CBD as a Potential Acne Treatment

Medical Marijuana Pages

A recent promising Study Explores CBD as a Potential Acne Treatment. Traditional treatments range from over-the-counter creams to prescription medications, each with varying degrees of effectiveness and potential side.

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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. Thus, cannabinoids may be considered for FMS treatment.".

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Epilepsy and MMJ: Exploring the Promising Treatment Benefits

MMJ Recs

While traditional treatments like antiepileptic drugs exist, they may not always provide adequate relief for all patients. In recent years, there has been growing interest in exploring alternative treatment options, and one that has gained attention is medical marijuana (MMJ).

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Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Any Rise in Substance Abuse Treatment Admissions

NORML

"We found that the legalization of recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington did not result in an increase in SUD [substance use disorder] treatment admissions for cocaine, opioids, or methamphetamines among adolescents or emerging adults.”.

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Autistic life quality rose in rare study of customized cannabis treatments

Leafly

The post Autistic life quality rose in rare study of customized cannabis treatments appeared first on Leafly. 95 percent or caretakers reported improved quality of life.

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