Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Beginning this week, the Rand Corporation will send representatives to Vermont to work with the state’s Secretary of Administration on a study of the effects of taxing...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

For many medical marijuana patients, simply having cannabis in a house where children reside could result in claims of child abuse. No one runs the risk of...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an excellent alternative to traditional cooking oils (olive, canola, vegetable) and fatty butters/margarine, and it just so happens to also be an incredible solvent...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

It has been known for some time that cannabis has anti-cancer properties, but it has been unclear specifically what cannabinoid cell receptors are directly related to tumor...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Hopes for the the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder were dashed when the University of Arizona fired researcher Suzanne...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Healing Recipes: Eating Disorders – Thai Shrimp in a Pineapple Cannabis-Curry

Healing Recipes: Eating Disorders – Thai Shrimp in a Pineapple Cannabis-Curry

It is estimated that upwards of 24 million people of both genders suffer from eating disorders in the United States alone. The ingredients in this recipe are...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Mitch Earleywine, professor of psychology at SUNY Albany, doesn’t think marijuana leads to depression. “I think that giving folks Ritalin or any other stimulant in an effort to...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Mama’s Medicated Meatballs

Great Edibles Recipes: Mama’s Medicated Meatballs

When asked, “What is your favorite home-cooked meal?”, most people can attest that the classic Italian-style meatballs are often the front-runners on their list. Even more people...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Montana Cannabis Reform Efforts Gear Up for Victory

Montana Cannabis Reform Efforts Gear Up for Victory

In the 10 years since Montanans approved medical marijuana by a whopping 62%, registered patients have endured backlash, repeals, raids, federal prosecutions, and tragic deaths. But the...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

A CBD cannabis oil bill becomes law in Missouri, the District of Columbia expands its medical marijuana program, Michigan prepares to improve its program, Berkeley will provide...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Bill to Regulate California’s Medical Marijuana Businesses Continues in Assembly

Bill to Regulate California’s Medical Marijuana Businesses Continues in Assembly

A bill that would establish regulations and protections for a wide range of medical marijuana businesses in California continues to make progress in the legislature. Sen. Lou Correa’s bill SB...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Clinics Sprout Up in Toronto

Medical Marijuana Clinics Sprout Up in Toronto

This month, two clinics specializing in prescription cannabis opened their doors for the first time in Toronto, Canada’s largest city. While medical marijuana has been available through...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of THCa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Italian Pasta Salad

Great Edibles Recipes: Italian Pasta Salad

Now that summer is approaching us, more and more folks will be eating outside — whether they’re lounging on the beach, planning a picnic at the park,...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

Less than two weeks after opening, Los Angeles’ first medical marijuana farmer’s market is under fire. LA City Attorney Mike Feuer called them a “public nuisance,” and wants...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Missouri Governor Approves Cannabis Extract Law

Missouri Governor Approves Cannabis Extract Law

Missourians with epilepsy that cannot be effectively treated by conventional means will now be able to use a cannabis extract under legislation signed into law Monday by...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Chicago Committee to Implement Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program

Chicago Committee to Implement Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program

Until now, Chicago has been unable to take advantage of Illinois’ medical marijuana law. However, the Chicago Sun Times reports that the Chicago Joint Committee on Administrative...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

One of the most interesting new edibles I’ve seen recently in Colorado dispensaries has been the Incredibles Mikiba Bar. With several grams of protein, fiber and actual...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Study Explains How Marijuana Cures Cancer

Scientists in the UK have now traced marijuana’s ability to prevent the growth and spread of cancer to specific pathways found in tumor cells, known as cannabinoid...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Benton Mackenzie: Terminal Cancer Patient Treated Like Cartel Boss

Benton Mackenzie: Terminal Cancer Patient Treated Like Cartel Boss

The American judicial system has displayed another staggering lack of humanity and compassion. Iowa resident and terminal cancer patient Benton Mackenzie faces up to three years in...
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