In the nearly two years since medical marijuana dispensaries first opened in New Hampshire, the program has grown significantly, and the list of qualifying conditions is expanding.
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New Mexico lawmakers injected a dose of political pressure Monday into an unwavering but so far unsuccessful effort to add opioid use disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, Jan 5., 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Patient enrollment in New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program hit 46,645 as of December 31, 2017, finishing the year with a 61 percent increase over the January 1, 2017 cardholder numbers. The New Mexico medical program appears to be growing at nearly twice the pace of neighboring Arizona.
Minnesotans with autism and obstructive sleep apnea will be able to use medical marijuana as of next July to manage their medical conditions.
Five months ago, a New Jersey health panel voted in favor of dramatically expanding the list of conditions that may be treated with cannabis. Chronic pain, Alzheimer’s, autism, anxiety, migraines, and other maladies should be added to the list of 13 ailments, said the panel of doctors and other health professionals.
Medical pot has been legal in Minnesota for more than two years, treating thousands of people and the panel in charge of overseeing the program will consider adding new conditions and diseases to the list.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued temporary regulations Monday for state residents who are considering taking part in the state’s medical marijuana program.
Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.
On March 28, 2017, the Georgia House approved Senate Bill 16, a bill that would increase the number of conditions eligible for receiving medical marijuana oil as treatment.
On March 16, 2016, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to approve SB 3, a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state.
On March 3, 2016, the New York State Department of Health updated its website to announce that 445 physicians have registered to certify patients for the New York State Medical Marijuana Program, with 1,399 patients having been certified those physicians.
On March 1, 2016, the Marijuana Policy Project released the language for a constitutional ballot amendment that would legalize marijuana in the state of Ohio.
In Pennsylvania, a medical marijuana proposal has been resurrected by the state legislature and is scheduled for a House vote later next month.
On Jan. 26, 2016, Americans for Safe Access announced that it had issued its annual report, an analysis of state medical marijuana laws from a patient’s perspective.
The clock is ticking for the Illinois medical marijuana program. A low number of approved patients could force some marijuana businesses to close just as the program is getting underway.
In Illinois, medical marijuana advocates are pushing for state health officials to expand the state’s list of qualifying conditions.
Medical cannabis has been made available to patients in Illinois over the course of the past two months and has already made a significant impact.
Progress toward legal medical marijuana use in Florida took another step on Dec. 17, 2015, when the state’s supreme court issued an advisory opinion on the initiative petition on the subject.
On Oct. 7, 2015, the Illinois Department of Health announced that it had approved approximately 3,100 patients for the program.
On September 28, 2015, a bipartisan House panel issued its recommendations regarding the topic of medical marijuana, bringing it one step closer to going before the House for a vote.
While enormous fanfare currently surrounds hot and developing marijuana markets already in play, like Oregon, Nevada, New York and California, East-coaster Maryland has begun to come into its own a bit more quietly.
Being able to afford medication has always been a concern of the sick, and especially the poor and sick. As marijuana becomes the answer for more health problems, the same question applies, “How can I afford it?”
When Florida legalized low-thc medical marijuana for patients suffering from intractable seizures, many expected the drug would become available within the year.
It has been a bit of a dry spell for decent IPOs in the cannabis space. But the rains have come down with the initial public offering of Devon, Pennsylvania-based Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ZYNE).
On June 9, 2015, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley released an explanation for an initiated measure that would allow state residents suffering from debilitating conditions to use marijuana for medicinal purposes.
“Is medical marijuana right for me?” American war veterans can ask that question, but doctors with the Department of Veterans Affairs are banned by the federal government from answering.
On May 12, 2015, the Nebraska legislature voted to move forward with a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. With a vote of 27-12, the bill was just three votes shy of garnering a veto-proof two thirds majority.
There’s an app for that, or so I’m told every time I’m looking for an online service. It seems like you can do everything on your smartphone whether you use an app to order pizza, connect with friends or check your blood pressure, but what about ordering cannabis? Well, you’re in luck, because there is indeed an app for that.