Legislation / Medical

Congress Removes Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision

Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision From Funding Bill (via Marijuana Moment)Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision From Funding Bill (via Marijuana Moment)Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical Marijuana Provision From Funding…Congress Removes Military Veteran Medical…

A congressional conference committee negotiating the final details of funding legislation for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has decided against including a Senate-passed provision that…A congressional conference committee negotiating the final details of funding legislation for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has decided against…A congressional conference committee negotiating the final details of funding…

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Education

Rate of baby boomers embracing marijuana doubled in last decade

Rate of Baby Boomers Embracing Marijuana Doubled in Last Decade (via UPI)Rate of Baby Boomers Embracing Marijuana Doubled in Last Decade (via UPI)Rate of Baby Boomers Embracing Marijuana Doubled in Last DecadeRate of Baby Boomers Embracing Marijuana Doubled…

New research shows pot isn't the drug of choice for just the young anymore. More middle-aged folks, and even seniors, are lighting up nowadays, researchers say. Read the original article:…New research shows pot isn't the drug of choice for just the young anymore. More middle-aged folks, and even seniors, are lighting up nowadays, researchers…New research shows pot isn't the drug of choice for just the young anymore.…

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Medical

Innovative study shows medical cannabis effective in treating a wide range of health conditions

Innovative Study Shows Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions (via UNM Newsroom)Innovative Study Shows Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions (via UNM Newsroom)Innovative Study Shows Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of…Innovative Study Shows Medical Cannabis Effective…

Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively…Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across…Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of…

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Education

One in seven U.S. adults used marijuana in 2017

One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in 2017 (via Reuters)One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in 2017 (via Reuters)One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in 2017One in Seven U.S. Adults Used Marijuana in 2017

(Reuters Health) - With more and more states legalizing marijuana, whether for medical use, recreational use, or both, increasing numbers of Americans are using cannabis. A new survey finds that one…(Reuters Health) - With more and more states legalizing marijuana, whether for medical use, recreational use, or both, increasing numbers of Americans are…(Reuters Health) - With more and more states legalizing marijuana, whether for…

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Majority in U.S. Support Medical Pot, Think It Could Fight Opioid Crisis (via Comsumer HealthDay)Majority in U.S. Support Medical Pot, Think It Could Fight Opioid Crisis (via Comsumer HealthDay)Majority in U.S. Support Medical Pot, Think It Could Fight Opioid CrisisMajority in U.S. Support Medical Pot, Think It…

Americans strongly support medical marijuana, and a majority also believe that pot should be legal for recreational purposes, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll has found. Read the original article:…Americans strongly support medical marijuana, and a majority also believe that pot should be legal for recreational purposes, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll has…Americans strongly support medical marijuana, and a majority also believe that…

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Education / Medical

Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures Study

Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: Study (via Consumer HealthDay)Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: Study (via Consumer HealthDay)Low Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures: StudyLow Dose of CBD Liquid Eases Epilepsy Seizures:…

Less appears to be more when it comes to treating epilepsy with the marijuana extract cannabidiol, a new clinical trial suggests. Patients taking a 10-milligram (mg) daily dose of pharmaceutical…Less appears to be more when it comes to treating epilepsy with the marijuana extract cannabidiol, a new clinical trial suggests. Patients taking a…Less appears to be more when it comes to treating epilepsy with the marijuana…

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Education / Medical

New York: Patients Use Fewer Opioids Following Enrollment In Medical Cannabis Program

NY: Patients Use Fewer Opioids Following Enrollment In Medical Cannabis Program (via NORML)NY: Patients Use Fewer Opioids Following Enrollment In Medical Cannabis Program (via NORML)NY: Patients Use Fewer Opioids Following Enrollment In Medical Cannabis…NY: Patients Use Fewer Opioids Following…

Rochester, NY: Patients enrolled in New York state's medical cannabis program reduce their use of opioids and spend less money on prescription medications, according to data published online in the…Rochester, NY: Patients enrolled in New York state's medical cannabis program reduce their use of opioids and spend less money on prescription medications,…Rochester, NY: Patients enrolled in New York state's medical cannabis program…

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