Medical Cannabis Access for Veterans On the Rise

A dark fact in America, and the world, has raged on for far too long. In the U.S. alone, millions of returning veterans who saw combat from World War I to Iraq and Afghanistan, need proper treatment. Countless continue to face a litany of severe medical conditions caused while in service. These conditions affect their…

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Influential People in Cannabis to Know

The changing sentiment over cannabis has been a long and, for some time, dangerous fight. Those that helped shift the perception back from the brink of demonization can never be thanked enough. Names like Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Dennis Peron and Jack Herer are just a few that helped advance the plant’s science and legal status…

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How MMJ is Helping Patients and Their Cities

We all know that cannabis provides patients with the needed care other medications sometimes can’t give. However, the adult use market has been a pillar of the movement since day one. Today, the prospect of a federally approved market isn’t too far removed from reality. With 61% of Americans supporting legal marijuana in America, the…

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Congress On Medical Marijuana’s Side After All?

Is congress on medical marijuana’s side after all? You may have heard it in the news. Republicans and Democrats alike are now speaking about the power of marijuana as a medicine, job creator and economy stimulator. Beyond Congress, lawmakers in other high ranking departments now appear to be softening on their cannabis stances, as well….

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The Advancing Studies into Autism and Medical Marijuana

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 68 American children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These figures represent the highest ever reported autism prevalence in the United States to date. Wei Bao, Assistant Professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa, told the CDC that, “We cannot consider autism…

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Medical Marijuana Edibles for Pain

The world of marijuana edibles has undergone a drastic change in recent years. The once most well-known product, a homemade pastry with barely any idea of potency, is fading fast. In its place are products that are regulated, diverse, and treat an array of medical conditions. While some still come packed with sugar, sweets and…

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What is a Medical Marijuana Refugee?

Medical marijuana refugees find themselves in the middle of the United States’s long-running marijuana prohibition. While the cracks are obviously mounting, 21 states remain without any legalized cannabis market. The current legal situation in America leaves families and patients in limbo as to how to treat their conditions. For families with minors suffering from epilepsy…

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