Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Medical Marijuana Trucks May Be Coming to Florida

Medical Marijuana Trucks May Be Coming to Florida

Florida pot dispensers could truck their product to patients, under a revised rule proposed by health regulators in advance of a workshop Friday about the state’s move...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Congressional CBD-Only Bill Raises Both Hope and Significant Concerns

Congressional CBD-Only Bill Raises Both Hope and Significant Concerns

Yesterday, Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) introduced a bill in Congress that would create an exemption to the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) for cannabis plants and derivatives with...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Big Pharma Meds Almost Sent Me to an Early Grave, While Pot Helped Ease My Disease

Big Pharma Meds Almost Sent Me to an Early Grave, While Pot Helped Ease My Disease

After a decade and a couple hundred thousand dollars, I have learned that although prescription drugs worked to an extent for my Crohn’s disease, the Big Pharma drug...
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

Cracked.com a Bit Off on Legal Weed

I love Cracked.com. The articles are well researched, interesting and almost always hilarious. One article, titled, “5 Reasons Legalized Marijuana Might Be Bad for Pot Smokers,” sort...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.30)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.30)

A pair of federal bills get filed, California’s medical marijuana wars continue, Florida looks set to pass medical marijuana this fall, pressure is rising for New York...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

The Primary Children’s Hospital in Utah is recruiting a total of 25 children with intractable epilepsy, age 2-17.  The cannabis extract study, led by Neurologist Francis Filloux, has...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Vegan Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Great Edibles Recipes: Vegan Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Dairy-free, cruelty-free and totally vegan friendly, this medicated version of chocolate banana ice cream will be sure to send your taste buds into pure bliss!
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
New York Lawmakers Want Faster Medical-Marijuana Process

New York Lawmakers Want Faster Medical-Marijuana Process

New York lawmakers urged Gov. Cuomo to consider different ways to get the drug to epileptic children and terminally ill patients more quickly, such as obtaining marijuana from other states....
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBDa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
GOP Congressman Introduces CBD Oil Bill

GOP Congressman Introduces CBD Oil Bill

GOP Congressman Scott Perry of Pennsylvania introduced a bill today that would make CBD oil legal under federal law. If passed, the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Study: Marijuana Does Not Worsen Schizophrenia

Research from the University of Manchester sheds new light on the impact of marijuana use on schizophrenia. “There was no evidence of a specific association between cannabis...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
Poll: Majority of Floridians Support Legalized Marijuana; Super-Majority Endorse Medicalization

Poll: Majority of Floridians Support Legalized Marijuana; Super-Majority Endorse Medicalization

Nearly nine out of ten Florida voters support legalizing the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, and a majority of Floridians support allowing adults to possess the...
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July 29, 2014
07/29/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Crock-Pot Minestrone Soup

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Crock-Pot Minestrone Soup

This medicated, chunky minestrone soup is absolutely scrumptious, brimming with wholesome ingredients that will be sure to make you feel lively and rejuvenated after you eat...
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
Meditate While You Medicate: Deep Breathing

Meditate While You Medicate: Deep Breathing

Deep breathing is an essential part of any meditation. ollow this simple exercise to bring yourself back to center and release any negative emotions which may be...
By: Rae Lland
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
Could Cannabis Replace Spinal Injections?

Could Cannabis Replace Spinal Injections?

Cannabis is one of the safest and most effective anti-inflammatory agents in existence, which I suspect is a large part of why it is such a powerful...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
9-Year-Old Girl’s Death Shines a Tragic Light on Medical Marijuana Debate

9-Year-Old Girl’s Death Shines a Tragic Light on Medical Marijuana Debate

Drug reform advocates across New York state are demanding emergency access to medical marijuana for critically ill patients after the death last week of a 9-year-old girl...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
University of Arizona Alumnus Starts Petition to Reinstate Sue Sisley

University of Arizona Alumnus Starts Petition to Reinstate Sue Sisley

Ricardo Pereyda, a University of Arizona alumnus and veteran diagnosed with PTSD, has begun a petition for the university to reinstate Sue Sisley, one of the foremost...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
Chilean Senators Propose Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use Including Growing the Plant

Chilean Senators Propose Legalizing Marijuana for Personal Use Including Growing the Plant

On July 24, Senator Isabelle Allende Bussi, who is President of the Chilean Senate, introduced a motion to modify the law in Chile to permit people to...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
Rand Paul Files Medical Marijuana Amendment

Rand Paul Files Medical Marijuana Amendment

US Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) today filed an amendment to Senate Bill 2569, the “Bring Jobs Home Act,” that would explicitly allow states to pass medical marijuana laws...
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July 25, 2014
07/25/2014
Healing Recipes: Anxiety – Rainbow Chard, Dried Fig Salad With Cannabis-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Healing Recipes: Anxiety – Rainbow Chard, Dried Fig Salad With Cannabis-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Anxiety is one of the most common mental ailments, affecting a reported 1 in 13 people globally. Fortunately, cannabis has been shown to be an effective remedy...
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