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07 Jan

New York Marijuana Legalization: Where To Buy Medical Cannabis From Dispensaries

New York will begin its medical marijuana program today with eight dispensaries located throughout the state from New York City to Albany. Here are the locations of some of the registered New York marijuana dispensaries: Bloomfield Industries Erie County location: 52 S. Union Rd., Williamsville Onondaga location: 1304 Buckley Rd., Syracuse Columbia Care New York New York location: 212 E. 14th St.,

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26 Sep

Medical Marijuana as Disease-Modifying Therapy?

Medical Marijuana as Disease-Modifying Therapy? Naturopathic Doctor Michelle Sexton discusses the Endogenous Cannabinoid System from the perspective of pain management, inflammation, and toxicity, and how dis-ease may be modified by the use of Phytocannabinoids. By Dr. Michelle Sexton  |  September 26, 2011 Inflammation and Neuroinflammation Who would have thought that the brain can get inflamed? 

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11 Nov

Doctors to Study Effectiveness of CBD

Tod Mikuriya, MD, did not live to see it, but his dream of investigating the medical potential of compounds in the cannabis plant other than THC is now within the grasp of his successors.

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians, the group Mikuriya founded in 1999, has drafted a “Strain Evaluation Survey”  to collect data from patients who medicate with cannabis in which cannabidiol (CBD) is predominant

CBD-rich cannabis will be available at California and Colorado dispensaries by late summer —and soon thereafter, inevitably, in other states where patients can legally use cannabis as medicine.

Twelve strains rich in cannabidiol (CBD) have been identified in the year and a half since an analytic chemistry lab began testing cannabis samples provided by California dispensaries,  growers, and edible makers. Buds from five of these strains have been available intermittently at Harborside Health Center in Oakland. Herbal Solutions in Long Beach also has provided CBD-rich cannabis to patients.

Eight of the CBD-rich strains are currently being grown out. The others cannot be reproduced because the growers hadn’t saved or couldn’t regain access to the genetic material that yielded their buds of interest.

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