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New Practice Resource: Medical Cannabis Evidence Guide

New Practice Resource: Medical Cannabis Evidence Guide

New Practice Resource: Medical Cannabis Evidence Guide

OTTAWA, Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As part of its ongoing efforts to provide Canadian pharmacists with practice tools and resources, CPhA has developed a new medical cannabis evidence guide.

Etain to Offer Discounts to Repeat Medical Marijuana Customers in New York

Etain to Offer Discounts to Repeat Medical Marijuana Customers in New York

A New York medical marijuana company plans to offer discounts to repeat customers, according to a Jan. 29, 2017, article in the Times Union of Albany, N.Y. With four dispensaries statewide, Etain is one of five medical marijuana providers in the state. The company will begin a tiered system of discounts starting Jan. 31, 2017.

Amendment 2

Florida Debate Reveals Fault Lines on Amendment 2

A debate in Florida revealed the fault lines in public opinion as the state prepares to vote on Amendment 2, a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana. The Oct. 18, 2016, debate in Orlando pitted Amendment 2 supporter John Morgan against drug-addiction expert Dr. Jessica Spencer, according to WTSP.com.

Minnesota

Medical Marijuana Working For Minnesota Patients

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.”

Walgreens

Walgreens Acknowledges Medicinal Advantages of Marijuana

Walgreens, the drug store chain, has acknowledged the medicinal benefits of marijuana on its health and wellness blog. The post, written by Walgreens Resident Pharmacist Dahlia Sultan, answers several questions about what medical marijuana is, how it works, why it is debated, and what common uses it has.

Chong

Chong’s Cancer Returns as He Prepares For New Talk Show

Comedian and marijuana advocate Tommy Chong has revealed he is preparing to undergo surgery for prostate cancer after previously suggesting that hemp oil treatment and a medical marijuana prescription had rendered him “99 percent cancer free.” Meanwhile, he is also preparing to launch a new online talk show.

delivery

New Delivery Service Flow Kana Has Lofty Goals

Flow Kana, a new San Francisco-based medical marijuana delivery service, has much loftier goals than just dominating the delivery market—they’re looking to change the world. The website details their farm-to-table ethos, advertising 100-percent sun-grown, pure-green, and connoisseur-grade product from Mendicino County.

hospitals

Merging Major NY Hospitals with Medical Marijuana Program

Recently, the media has been abuzz about New York’s medical marijuana initiative, so much so that major hospitals have taken an interest in joining the fun.


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