Category: Cancer

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Nov2015
The ruling clears the way for Linda Horan, who has late-stage lung cancer, to go out of state for marijuana before dispensaries open in New Hampshire. CONCORD, N.H. — A woman with late-stage lung cancer can seek to buy medical marijuana in Maine before dispensaries open in New Hampshire, a judge ... Read More
November 25, 2015Chris Nazarenus

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Nov2015
New Hampshire woman asks for early access to medical marijuana CONCORD, New Hampshire —  Dying labor activist Linda Horan should be allowed to buy legal medical marijuana in neighboring state, Maine, because she may not live long enough to benefit from New Hampshire’s dispensaries since they are still months away from ... Read More
November 17, 2015Daily Dose

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Nov2015
When Moriah Barnhart’s 2-year-old daughter Dahlia was attacked by intense tremors, fever and nausea in May 2013, she rushed the girl to a Tampa emergency room. A week later, after surgery for an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor, Dahlia couldn’t eat, walk or talk. Three weeks later, her left side partly ... Read More
November 13, 2015Daily Dose

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Nov2015
Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, of the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy described the evidence for using medical marijuana in older patient populations during a session at the 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many states have approved ... Read More
November 11, 2015Daily Dose
Croatia Legalizes Marijuana for Medical Use

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Oct2015
Croatia has become the first Balkan country to allow patients to legally buy and use marijuana products to treat serious illnesses. The purchase and use of marijuana for medical purposes became legal in Croatia on October 15, 2015 as the country became the first Balkan state to join the global trend ... Read More
October 19, 2015Daily Dose

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Sep2015
Redding, CA – Spencer Koptis was your typical 15-month-old child. He loved running and playing with his older brothers, and was a cheerful child. He was a happy, loving child until he was diagnosed pilocytic, Pilomyxoid astrocytoma a form of inoperable brain cancer. Without ever giving up hope, the family sought out ... Read More
September 25, 2015Chris Nazarenus

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Sep2015
Our friends over at AudioBurst have a fantastic library of audio clips on a myriad of subjects. This particular clip is by Martin Lee. Give them a like on Facebook too! Martin Lee, author of Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana, discusses the recent revelation by the National Cancer Institute ... Read More
September 21, 2015AudioBurst

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Sep2015
A study conducted by the National Cancer Institute shows marijuana users could be 45 percent less likely to contract bladder cancer than non-users. The NCI examined 82,050 men of different ages and social backgrounds from 2002-2003 in order to discover any links between smoking marijuana and cigarettes with the risk of ... Read More
September 17, 2015Daily Dose

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Sep2015
Members of the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association petitioned the Department of Health Services to add conditions to the list of what qualifies people to use the drug.  The previously voter-approved Arizona Medical Marijuana Act requires that the Department of Health Services consider these requests. If the members of the Arizona Cannabis ... Read More
September 15, 2015Chris Nazarenus