Dennis Peron, the cannabis activist who fired up the movement to legalize medical marijuana in California, died on Saturday in a San Francisco hospital. He was 72.
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Marijuana may help patients suffering from HIV maintain their mental stamina, according to a new study published in the journal AIDS.
On March 1, 2017, the Georgia House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 65, which would expand the number of qualifying conditions covered by the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
On Jan. 10, 2017, a bipartisan group of South Carolina lawmakers, led by Sen. Tom Davis, introduced a bill to the state Senate to legalize the cultivation, sale and consumption of medical marijuana for patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions.
As Ohio’s new medical marijuana law goes into effect, stakeholders have more questions than answers, according to a Sept. 8, 2016, article by the Associated Press. The new law went into effect on Sept. 8, 2016, making Ohio the 25th state to have legalized medical marijuana, but Ohio does not have dispensaries at which qualified patients can buy it.
As the debate around medical marijuana rages on, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a synthetic version of the substance. The recently approved Syndros, manufactured by Insys Therapeutics, is a liquid form of dronabinol, a synthesized version of THC.
Shares of Insys Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:INSYS) soared 19% in premarket trade Tuesday.
A recent survey of Minnesota’s medical marijuana patients found 90 percent said the drug was beneficial. The survey, conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health, queried 435 patients using medical marijuana. The pollsters discovered only 10 percent of medical marijuana patients experienced “little to no change.”
Last weekend, for the second year in a row, an organization called Team Cannabis had a very large presence at AIDS Walk San Francisco. Interestingly enough, it hadn’t always been that way. The recent AIDS Walk, then, was a reunion of sorts for the medicinal cannabis and the AIDS communities.
Kind Bake’s unique medible philosophy incorporates the healing of medical ailments through cannabis infused edibles, including cough drops and KB Kaps, which are the number one choice for AIDS and cancer patients.