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Governor Wolf Announces Medical Marijuana Program Patient Registry Reaches 3,800 in First Week

HARRISBURG, Penn., Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Tom Wolf announced today that just over 3,800 patients and more than 200 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program since the Medical Marijuana Patient and Caregiver Registry launched last week.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Getting a Medical Marijuana Prescription

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Getting a Medical Marijuana Prescription

Medical marijuana is legal now in 29 states and Washington D.C., but there is still a lot of confusion around the medicine, especially regarding the medical marijuana prescription. Marijuana treats a number of illnesses and pain, but in order to treat and access medical marijuana, patients are required to have a medical marijuana card.

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Department of Health Launches Practitioner Registry for Medical Marijuana Program

HARRISBURG, Penn., July 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Acting Secretary of Health and Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine today announced that physicians can now take the first steps to participate in the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program by completing the Practitioner Registry.

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Department of Health Finalizes Temporary Regulations for Physicians to Participate in Medical Marijuana Program

HARRISBURG, Penn., June 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced that regulations for physicians to participate in the medical marijuana program will be published in the June 3 edition of the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

Veterans Affairs 'Interested in Looking at' Medical Marijuana for Veterans

Veterans Affairs ‘Interested in Looking at’ Medical Marijuana for Veterans

During a press briefing on May 31, 2017, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin fielded a reporter’s question regarding medical marijuana for veterans.

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Vireo Launches First Marijuana Ad Campaign In NYC Subway History

NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five medical marijuana companies licensed by New York State, has announced the launch of what is believed to be the first-ever medical marijuana advertising campaign in the history of the New York City subway system.

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Department of Health Asking for Input on Medical Marijuana Temporary Regulations for Physicians

HARRISBURG, Penn., April 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today urged the medical community to provide feedback on proposed temporary regulations for physicians interested in participating in the Medical Marijuana Program under Act 16.

NYSDOH regulations Announces Chronic Pain to Be Added As Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana Enhancements, New Registered Organizations

New York State Department of Health Announces Latest Enhancements to Improve Patient Access to Medical Marijuana Program

ALBANY, N.Y., March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced several enhancements to the state’s Medical Marijuana Program that will improve patient access. These measures include authorizing physician assistants to certify patients and adding chronic pain as a qualifying condition.


Department of Health Asks for Patient Input on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy today encouraged Pennsylvanians who will be eligible for the Medical Marijuana Program to participate in a short survey to help ensure the program will meet their needs.


DFCR: Prominent Physicians Team Up to Launch the Nation’s First Organization of Doctors Formed to Advocate for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis for Adult Use

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Doctors for Cannabis Regulation will hold a teleconference Monday at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the organization’s plans and answer questions from the media. RSVP to bmuraresku@dfcr.org to receive instructions for participating.

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HelloMD Brings Medical Marijuana Physicians Directly to Your Smart Phone via New App

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — HelloMD (www.hellomd.com) today announced the launch of an Apple iOS smartphone App that will allow patients throughout California access to medical marijuana consultations, dispensaries, and the ability to join and securely share records with participating dispensaries and providers.


First Health Canada-Approved Medical Cannabis Trial Targets Osteoarthritis

The first Health Canada-approved clinical trial for medical cannabis has started patient recruitment to determine the pain-relieving characteristics of vaporized cannabis.


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