Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

The enactment of medicinal marijuana laws is associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates, according to data published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Regulations in California Will Have to Wait, Again

Regulations in California Will Have to Wait, Again

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee held SB 1262 (Correa/Ammiano) in committee on August 15, meaning the bill will not proceed to the floor for a vote or...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Wales Health Services Now Offers Prescription Cannabis-Based Drug for MS

Wales Health Services Now Offers Prescription Cannabis-Based Drug for MS

The NHS of Wales in the UK has just become the first NHS in the UK to fund cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis.
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Summer is coming to an end, but you can still find new and delicious ways to beat the daytime heat. This medicated recipe features a watermelon-lime sorbet...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Police Chiefs and Politicians: The New Faces of Corporate Medical Marijuana in B.C.

Police Chiefs and Politicians: The New Faces of Corporate Medical Marijuana in B.C.

Seeking to profit from Canada’s new medical marijuana regulations — which put the production and sale of high-grade weed into the hands of corporations and penny-stock outfits...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Poll: New Yorkers Don’t Support Weed Legalization, Medical or Recreational

Poll: New Yorkers Don’t Support Weed Legalization, Medical or Recreational

Only 35% of New York voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use (43% men, 27% women), and 62% said they wouldn’t use it even it were...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Healing Recipes: Glaucoma – Asian Kale and Edamame Salad

Healing Recipes: Glaucoma – Asian Kale and Edamame Salad

This Leaf Online healing recipe for chopped kale salad with cannabis vinaigrette combines beneficial healthy foods with cannabis for assisting in the treatment of glaucoma. Cannabis has been...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Yesterday, I believe, we got another morsel of evidence illustrating the reach of the pro-cannabis movement. Al Olson, veteran journalist and a Senior Editor at NBC news...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

For a state sandwiched between the legal pot haven of Washington and the heavily-medical marijuana saturation in California, Oregon sure exhibits some backwater ways of thinking. Oregon...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.20)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.20)

014 There will be no medical marijuana initiative in Oklahoma this year, Jeb Bush comes out against Florida’s medical marijuana initiative, San Diego patients are trying a...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
ASA and Leafly Tag-Team NFL

ASA and Leafly Tag-Team NFL

The main, practical reason that I feel cannabis should be legal and allowed for consumption by NFL players is that it is a tremendously safe alternative to...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
A Classic Example of Why Regulating Marijuana in California Is So Tricky

A Classic Example of Why Regulating Marijuana in California Is So Tricky

California still has no centrally-run state program to license and regulate medical marijuana cultivation and facilities, even 18 years after the passage of Prop 215 and the...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Fruit Spritzers

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Fruit Spritzers

Alcohol-free and cannabis infused, these fruit spritzers are a super refreshing and fun way to jazz up your ordinary drinking water. Citrus fruits and berries work best,...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients

The administration of a single dose of whole-plant cannabis via a thermal-metered inhaler is effective and well tolerated among patients suffering from neuropathy (nerve pain), according to...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Trend Alert: Wedding Dabs

Trend Alert: Wedding Dabs

Zoe Schreiber and Gregory Johnson, did something radically different for their wedding — and they’re on to something. Wedding dabs might start burning up at weddings everywhere,...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
How to Make THC E-Cig Juice Using MBM Glycerin Tincture

How to Make THC E-Cig Juice Using MBM Glycerin Tincture

Beyond Chronic shares how to take glycerin tincture made from the Magic Butter Machine into THC e-cig juice. The directions call for adding some PG (propylene glycol)...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis-Chicken Parmigiana Pasta

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis-Chicken Parmigiana Pasta

Our medicated recipe offers a modern spin on this traditional Italian dish. This cannabis-chicken parmigiana pasta is a healthy and pasta-based version that contains all the flavors...
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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Although medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for nearly two years, many local colleges are putting out the message to students as the fall semester nears:...
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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
California Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies

California Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies

A controversial bill that would have imposed statewide regulations on California’s multi-billion dollar medical marijuana industry died yesterday in Sacramento. The bill, Senate Bill 1262, was blocked by...
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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
Organizers: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition Will Fall Short

Organizers: Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition Will Fall Short

An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma likely won’t be included on the November ballot because advocates won’t be able to collect enough petition signatures ahead...
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