A February 2017 sampling of likely Nebraska voters showed 77 percent of those surveyed would vote in favor of allowing doctors in the state to prescribe medical marijuana to patients with serious illnesses or conditions.
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Cheek Swab Test Can Now Determine If Marijuana Treatment Is Right for You
A large marijuana producer is hopeful that Canadian physicians will use a new test to help patients determine whether medical marijuana treatment would be effective for them.
The History of Marijuana in Arkansas
Arkansas has certainly been focusing on victimless marijuana offenses since it first banned the drug in 1923, though the state has allowed medical marijuana since 2016. Voters approved the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, which allows ill patients to use and safely obtain medical marijuana in Arkansas with a doctor’s approval. Now, the state legislature is implementing changes to the medical marijuana laws to improve the program.
Study: Medical Marijuana Helps Children Who Have Seizures
A new cannabis study published in the New England Journal of Medicine saw a nearly 40 percent drop in seizures for participants who were using the marijuana derivative called cannabidiol.
TED Talk: Dr. David Casarett’s Case for Medical Marijuana
Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic’s hat and investigated on his own. He comes back with a fascinating report on what we know and what we don’t — and what mainstream medicine could learn from the modern medical marijuana dispensary.
Doctor to Open First Tallahassee, Fla., Medical Marijuana Practice
A doctor in Tallahassee, Fla., will open the city’s first medical marijuana practice, according to a Nov. 22, 2016, article in the Tallahassee Democrat. Dr. Joseph Dorn announced his new practice following the Nov. 8, 2016, election in which Floridians approved Amendment 2, allowing medical marijuana in the state.
Michigan Doctor Approved 11,800 Patients for Medical Marijuana
The report released Thursday by Michigan Auditor General Doug Ringler found that 22 other physicians certified a combined 46,854 medical marijuana patients, or 56% of the total for the 2015
California Doctor Wants On-Site Medical Marijuana Use in Hospital
A doctor in California is making moves for his hospital to be the first in the state to allow the use of medical marijuana on a hospital campus.
Arizona Supreme Court Rules Medical Marijuana Immunity is Limited
On May 6, 2016, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the legal protection afforded to physicians under the state’s medical marijuana laws only applies to the recommendation itself.
Germany Proposes Medical Marijuana Program
In a development that has been brewing in Germany since last year, the government quietly released a draft of its medical marijuana bill, “Cannabis as Medicine,” on Jan. 7, 2016.
Palliative Care, Hospice and Cannabis: What a Wonderful World
Should marijuana be administered to assist with pain relief to help ease suffering during hospice and palliative care?
Secure, Private, Convenient and Compassionate—MMJRecs Makes Getting Medical Marijuana Safer, Easier, and Faster
VENICE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Founded by a doctor and a patient, MMJRecs.com is a brand-new app that enables California medical-cannabis patients to apply for and receive doctor recommendations via their mobile devices.
Under the Hood at Potbotics
No matter how much “counterculture” stereotypes continue to permeate parts of the industry if not the overall debate, the bottom line in the marijuana business is getting increasingly technical, medical and bottom line.
Vitamin Weed: Get Healthy, Not High: Big Brother Star Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Cannabis Book
DENVER, JULY 22, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Millions of Americans now have access to medical marijuana, but most don’t use it because of stigma and lack of education. Cannabis isn’t just for sick people; it can help you sleep, improve your sex life, get rid of headaches and back pain, and boost your creativity according to reality television star Dr. Michele.
GreenRush Disrupts the ‘Uber for Pot’ Delivery Business
It’s no secret that the on-demand cannabis marketplace is helping dispensaries expand their clientele, fueling competition among legal cannabis delivery providers eager to dominate the market.
Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill
With a vote of 40-7, the Pennsylvania Senate voted to approve SB 3, a bill which would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The bill will now go to the House of Representatives where it is expected to meet much more resistance than it did in the Senate.
Legislative Issues to Watch
At the Marijuana Investor Summit on April 22, 2015, attorneys Marc Ross, partner at Sichensia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, and Michael McGrory, partner at SmithAmundsen LLC, explored the history of marijuana laws and the factors that will shape future marijuana legislation.
Medical Marijuana Inc.’s HempMeds Showcases CBD-Rich Hemp Oil Products at A4M World Congress
SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, HempMeds(TM), is exhibiting at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Orlando World Congress May 16-17. A continuing medical education (CME) course on cannabidiol (CBD) will be offered by a licensed Medical Doctor to…