Category: Pain Management

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Oct2010
A new compound similar to the active component of marijuana (cannabis) might provide effective pain relief without the mental and physical side effects of cannabis, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).
October 29, 2010Daily Dose

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Oct2010
Glen Discusses How Medical Marijuana Helped, Still Helps Him Heal Geon Barrette syndrome which is an autoimmune deficiency Transcription: My name is Glen. About 18 months ago Geon Barrette syndrome which is an autoimmune deficiency that your body basically short circuits your immune system, turns on your own body, and it eats ... Read More
October 14, 2010Daily Dose

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Oct2010
Marla James Marla James discusses what it was like to be addicted to oxycontin and how medical marijuana helped her create a better quality of life. Transcription:  My name is Marla James I am the president of Orange County ASA, Americans for Safe Access, and I am a medical marijuana patient. In ... Read More
October 4, 2010Daily Dose

27

Jul2010
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York has become the latest professional health organization to endorse the medical marijuana bill under consideration in Albany.
July 27, 2010Daily Dose

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Jul2010
Kevin Grimsinger dreads the night. He often wakes up with searing memories of what happened years ago. Grimsinger, 42, is a former special forces medic. He served in Kosovo and the first Gulf War. Grimsinger's life changed in 2001, when he stepped on a land mine ... Read More
July 7, 2010Daily Dose

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Jun2010
As Jennifer Maxey describes it, medical marijuana has been a godsend for her 16-year-old son, Austin. Austin has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a genetic disorder characterized by chronic pain. In the hope of getting Austin off the debilitating pain killers he was taking, Maxey decided to try medicinal cannabis, legalized by Michigan voters in ... Read More
June 27, 2010Daily Dose
Illinois Adds Autism As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana

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Jun2010
Marijuana can be a promising treatment for some specific, pain-related medical conditions, according to California researchers who presented an update of their findings Wednesday to the California Legislature and also released them to the public.
June 27, 2010Daily Dose

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May2010
There’s white, there’s black, and then there are varying shades of gray. But it is human nature to see the black first and longest because it is the most striking of the lot. So it is with medical marijuana — people fail to see its potential as a therapeutic drug ... Read More
May 27, 2010Daily Dose

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May2010
Can cannabis overcome the controversy that surrounds it and enter the mainstream in both research and clinical practice for pain control? The answer is a qualified yes—because federal policy remains equivocal toward the legality of any use of cannabis, even as more and more states authorize its use for management of pain and many ... Read More
May 27, 2010Daily Dose