HOBART, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hodgman Liberal Government’s Controlled Access Scheme is working, with two patients now able to access medical cannabis products under prescription.
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Making it easier to calibrate the correct dose of medical marijuana may prompt more physicians to prescribe it as an alternative to a painkiller such as opioids, according to one Canadian company.
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 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.
On May 2, 2017, the Florida House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 1397, a bill that would regulate the state’s developing medical marijuana program.
West Virginia’s House voted Tuesday to legalize doctor-prescribed marijuana to treat certain medical conditions following Senate passage of a similar measure last week.
Nebraska state lawmakers are gearing up to tackle a controversial bill: medical marijuana.
In the last trading session, the stock price of Medical Marijuana Inc (OTCMKTS:MJNA) declined more than 8% to close the day at $0.112. The decline came at a share volume of 24.74 million compared to average share volume of 17.32 million.
Drayah Sallis and Michelle Lilly-Hester of Healthway Education Systems talk patient and physician relationships at the World of Cannabis Summit.
“Obtaining our license to sell cannabis oils is another major milestone for Aurora, said Terry Booth, chief executive.
Some Wisconsin Republicans who have been opposed to medical marijuana are now warming to the idea of legalizing cannabidiol or CBD oil, according to an article by the Associated Press. Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard said he wants to introduce a bill allowing possession and use of CBD oil, which has proven to help people with seizures.
The change comes as the number of patients using medical marijuana and doctors prescribing it continues to grow.
SANTA FE, N.M., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today pain specialists, people recovering from addiction, community members, and drug policy reformers joined together to call for the inclusion of medical cannabis in New Mexico’s response to heroin and opioids.
A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.
FALMOUTH, Maine, May 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — One of the world’s leading medical cannabis experts, Dr. Dustin Sulak, will on Tuesday May 10th, present a free to attend and view seminar that provides a solution to the opioid addiction epidemic sweeping the country.
On May 3, 2016, the Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee voted 8-6 approve SB 271, which, among other things, would expand the number of qualifying conditions for the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
On June 29, 2015, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill that would finally give state residents access to medical marijuana.
Last Wednesday, two pain specialists that were top subscribers of Insys Therapeutics’ (NASDAQ: INSY) leading prescription therapy Subsys were arrested, as part of a year-long operation by the DEA.
Cannabis advocates have scored a small but important victory in Texas as the state legislature passed a limited medical cannabis bill, Senate Bill 339, on May 19, 2015.
Opponents of medical marijuana in Florida often like to compare cannabis to prescription pills. They say marijuana will become just like pills; or as Sherriff John Rutherford put it to News 4 Jacksonville, “We will have medical marijuana in every backpack in every school in Duval County. It will be just like the pill mills.”