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In his State of the State address on Tuesday, Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein announced his Government will be making improvements to Tasmania’s medical cannabis Controlled Access Scheme. Introduced in 2017, the Scheme currently only allows specialists the ability to prescribe medical cannabis products to patients in circumstances where conventiona
Medicinal cannabis patients from across the country would be permitted to participate in Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program under a bill working its way through the state legislature. The measure, House Bill 2022, has been referred to the Oklahoma Senate’s Business, Commerce and Tourism Committee after being approved by the House of Representativ
Initiated Measure 26 that legalizes medicinal marijuana in the state will become law on July 1 after legislators failed to come up with a compromise for House Bill 1100. However, concerns still remain about the number of cannabis plants patients can grow, and Gov. Kristi Noem has not yet ruled out the possibility of a special session to address the
It is time that we stop treating cannabis like a street drug and start treating it like any other medicine or commodity in society. Colorado has long been a shining beacon on how to legalize cannabis. Since they have officially gone green in 2012, they have been pioneering cannabis legislation and showing the world that if you legalize drugs — the
One of the biggest medical reviews to study cannabis and pain indicated that there is “substantial evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for chronic pain in adults.” Joint pain, or arthritis, is any kind of inflammation, pain, or discomfort from any joint within the body. It can also be from any part of the joint, including the tendons,
 Little Green Pharma has agreed to acquire two properties underlying its South West WA cultivation and manufacturing facilities as well as two adjacent properties. IT'S been a big week for South West-based Little Green Pharma, with the medical cannabis company signing a binding agreement to acquire land for expansion and delivering its first shipme
The public needs high-quality information about cannabis, which can help counterbalance the proliferation of rumor and false claims about the health effects of cannabis products. While some studies have linked the chemicals of cannabis to a risk for heart attack, much remains unknown about THC’s effects on the cardiovascular system. Here are the tr
Almost 25% of patients with Parkinson’s disease reported that they had used cannabis in the prior six months in a survey from the Parkinson’s Foundation. A report on the survey, “Weeding through the haze: A survey on cannabis use among people living with Parkinson’s disease in the US,” was published last week in the journal NPJ Parkinson’s Disease.
Cannabis remains one of the most consumed medicinal plants of the planet and it seems that it is only growing in popularity. The digital age has ushered in a new emphasis on the idea of wellness. Now more than ever people are wholly invested in their own health, mental and spiritual development. The Internet has made it far easier to access a pleth
The scientific community seems to be more widely accepting cannabis to treat newer diseases, leading to better education and understanding for all. With coronavirus variants raging across the globe, could THC and CBD offer benefits not yet known in treating and keeping the virus’s deadly effects at bay? While THC and CBD are already known to aid in
A new study has found that using cannabis lowered the systolic and diastolic blood pressure for people in their 60s with hypertension. That's an important finding, as the number of people with hypertension in the United States alone is more than 100 million. The study found that using cannabis regularly for three months led to a five-point drop in
Delta 8 THC is one of the most popular products in the recreational cannabis market today. It’s a legal alternative to THC that offers users a mild but fun and uplifting high. But did you know that Delta 8 also has numerous medical benefits, many of which have been studied and proven through scientific research? What is Delta 8 THC? Before we talk
Since the 2018 Hemp Bill was signed into law, the production and use of CBD has significantly grown. The bill legalized the growing of hemp; in other words, it removed it from the list of Schedule 1 substances. Its provisions allowed the use and distribution of hemp (cannabis with no more than 0.3 percent THC).  CBD is popularly known for its numer
If smoking or vaping cannabis isn’t an option for you, could THC pills be the best alternative? Despite stereotypes that often peg cannabis users as lazy or unambitious, they can actually be quite inventive and resourceful. Partakers of pot have developed countless ways to ingest the herb and reap the benefits of its cannabinoids, terpenes, flavono
It’s important to check your local and state laws before considering taking medical cannabis to ensure full legal compliance while benefiting from this amazing alternative treatment. Medical cannabis is regulated cannabis prescribed to patients suffering from a wide range of medical conditions. Unlike recreational marijuana, medical cannabis plants
A bill aimed at capping the amount of THC in medical marijuana cleared its first committee stop in the Florida House of Representatives on Tuesday. The Professions & Public Health Subcommittee passed the bill, HB 1455, allowing it to move forward in the Florida House. The bill states that qualified physicians may not prescribe medical marijuana con