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08 Nov

Patients Enrolled In Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program For Pain

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Program Saving People With Pain Pain patients have rushed to a program that has battled slow enrollment  since its launch last year.Patients enrolled in Minnesota’s medical marijuana program for pain have found relief from their symptoms.  “It’s given me my life back,” said Jeanne Luck, one of the 1,667 Minnesotans who have turned

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12 Oct

Americans age 55 and up are population of the fastest increase of marijuana users in legal states

How medical marijuana could help our aging community to get the most out of retirement The legalization of medical cannabis increases workplace participation among those aged 50 and older. According to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, states that passed medical marijuana into law saw a significant boost to older Americans’

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29 Jun

Judge orders Illinois to add PTSD to Medical Marijuana list

Judge Neil Cohen ordered Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah to add PTSD to qualifying conditions within 30 days. Illinois must add PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) to the list of qualifying conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County judge ordered Tuesday in a sternly worded ruling that also said the state’s

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04 May

Medical Marijuana Advocates Surprised and Happy about Walgreens Blog Post

A sign that even the most conservative of companies, Walgreens, is changing their opinion about medical marijuana. Walgreens recently shared the health benefits medical marijuana brings on its fitness and wellness blog, titled “Clarifying Clinical Cannabis.” The article tackled the therapeutic claims of marijuana, its side effects and its legitimacy as written by the company’s

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20 Feb

Cannabis Responsible Parenting Judgements

Cannabis gives relief but patients still feel judged Trini is a medical cannabis patient who smokes to help her PTSD, arthritis, and social anxiety. In this video she shares her personal experience with being a marijuana-smoking patient and the judgement that comes along with it.   Andrew BohanAndrew Bohan is a part time contributor to

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15 Dec

‘Grandma’s magic remedy:’ Mexico’s medical marijuana secret

Mexico City (AFP) – When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country’s cannabis ban, but her family has used the concoction to treat ailments since she was a child, handing it down the generations. “I really have a lot of faith

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04 Dec

Stigma a continuing barrier to medical marijuana research, advocates say

Medical marijuana has been available in Canada for over a decade, but there’s a surprising lack of scientific research to guide doctors and patients, advocates say. VANCOUVER — When Jonathan Zaid turned 18, his mom gave him an unusual birthday present — one that would turn out to be life-changing. Zaid had been diagnosed at

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