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11 Nov

5 Legal Medical Marijuana Uses For Elderly Patients

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 medical marijuana use for

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02 Nov

What medical conditions qualify for marijuana treatment in California?

What medical conditions qualify for marijuana treatment in California? California passed the Compassionate Use Act, also known as Prop 215, in 1996. Prop 215 provides legal protections to seriously ill patients who have a doctor’s recommendation to use marijuana for medical purposes, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The measure also provides protections

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15 Sep

Arizona nurses pushing for expanded use of medical marijuana

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 Nurses Association win the

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28 Jul

HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS is short for human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV” stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. To understand what that means: H – Human – This particular virus can only infect human beings. I – Immunodeficiency – HIV weakens your immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. A “deficient” immune system

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08 Apr

Medical Cannabis Works

Studies Spanning 12 Years: Medical Cannabis Works A historic experiment in medical marijuana research spanning a dozen years, which brought new science to the debate on the place of cannabis in medicine, has found that the herb offers broad benefits for pain control from injuries, HIV, strokes and other conditions. The Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research —

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