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Israel: Export Marijuana

Pennsylvania Marijuana Updates

11-30-2017

pa marijuana updates

Over the last several years, marijuana’s stigma has begun to erode, and it has increased in popularity amongst state lawmakers who are now adopting broad legislation regarding recreational and medicinal use — 29 states and the District of Columbia now have laws regarding marijuana usage.
In early 2016, Pennsylvania became one of the states to legalize the medicinal use of… Read more

How Can I Know What Strain I Am Buying?

11-29-2017

what strain did i buy

Most state-approved medical marijuana dispensaries have strict guidelines they must adhere to. Their facility is to be clean and safe for patients who frequent these locations. One aspect of this is the ability to purchase flowers and buds that are clearly labeled.
Many locations go the extra mile. Not only will they give you the name of the flower, but they’ll let you know if this… Read more

NY Adds PTSD to Qualifying Conditions

11-28-2017

ny adds ptsd

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed off on adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for the legal use of medical marijuana in the state on Saturday, November 11, 2017 — a statement made in honor of Veterans Day.
PTSD is a severe condition that usually develops after a person experiences a traumatic event or series of events, such as war,… Read more

Medical Marijuana Patient Consent

11-27-2017

medical marijuana patient consent

While medical marijuana is recognized as a viable treatment for patients suffering from certain conditions, the legal ramifications are more delicate. Studies show — and clinical trials continue to demonstrate — that there are several medicinal uses for cannabis products. Medical marijuana, however, cannot be handled like other pharmaceutical interventions.
The War on Medical… Read more

Replacing Sleep Medicine with Medical Marijuana

11-24-2017

marijuana sleep aid

Sleep is a crucial part of daily life. If we don’t get good sleep, we can’t function at our best — not to mention how much harder it makes waking up in the morning.
But, many of us find sleep elusive. So, more than 8.5 million people in the United States use prescription sleep medication. Those who don’t use prescription medications try supplements and over-the-counter… Read more

Poland Legalizes Medical Marijuana

11-22-2017

poland legalizes marijuana

Polish pharmacies could begin legally selling cannabis on November 1, after a hard-fought battle in Parliament. Piotr Krzysztof Liroy-Marzec, former rapper Liroy, was able to push the legislation through two years after he was elected to the Polish parliament.
The Polish Medical Marijuana Program
In July 2017, a medical cannabis bill was signed by the Polish president into legislation. It… Read more

What to Know About Topical CBD Treatments

11-20-2017

cbd topicals

Marijuana is a diverse plant. For years, patients with different disorders have been using the herb to self-medicate and alleviate many painful symptoms. Now that modern medicine is finally seeing the potential uses of cannabis, the plant has been legalized for medical purposes in many states for several different conditions. It’s also entering a golden age of production.
States… Read more

Replacing Percocet Usage with Medical Marijuana

11-17-2017

percocet and marijuana

Patients use Percocet, a pharmaceutical drug, to treat their pain symptoms all the time. But, like other medication, Percocet comes with risks — in this case, severe risks.
No wonder so many folks with chronic pain make the switch to medical marijuana! It packs the same punch as Percocet for tons of patients, letting them supplement or totally replace their prescription… Read more

Peru Legalizes Medical Marijuana

11-15-2017

peru legalized medical marijuana

On October 19, 2017, Peru’s government passed a bill to legalize marijuana for medical use. Thanks to local advocacy and scientific research, Peruvian officials understood the importance of medical marijuana and pushed for the freedom to medicate.
Quick Facts
Here’s what you need to know about the recent change:

Despite having a conservative majority, Peru’s Congress… Read more

Marijuana and the NFL

11-14-2017

marijuana and the nfl

There is no doubt professional football players deal with a lot of pain. Despite their physical conditioning, NFL players push their bodies to perform, sometimes beyond their capabilities. Players often suffer muscle strains and sprains, bumps and bruises or the occasional concussion.
During a typical NFL career, a professional player consumes countless over the counter anti-inflammatories,… Read more

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Published at Mon, 04 Dec 2017 05:00:00 +0000