Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, less addictive pain killer.
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Evidence shows that marijuana works for pain, the medical reason most people want it, but doctors still have questions – Cannabis News
The most common reason that people seek out medical marijuana is for chronic pain.
Questions about what cannabis can offer the sickest, most heavily medicated patients, those in hospice care.
Axim Biotechnologies has initiated a clinical trial of its non-prescription hemp-derived cannabinoid functional chewing gum for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
Physicians organize to seek marijuana regulation, not prohibition.
An estimated 400,000 Americans are currently living with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune cells attack a fatty substance called myelin in the nerves.
Much more research is needed to know whether medical cannabis oil may have a wound-healing effect.
New York medical marijuana company to roll out home delivery service in five boroughs – Cannabis News
ALBANY — Home delivery of medical marijuana is coming to the five boroughs.
Cannabis could be a safer, more effective alternate treatment option to treat tics and behavioral symptoms of TS, particularly for treatment-refractory TS patients.
Medical marijuana can be just what the doctor orders -- at least some doctors. Beginning Tuesday, Amendment 2 rolls out in Florida.
2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry, there were some historic victories.
If you suffer from a chronic medical condition and have not found adequate relief from pain and other symptoms using traditional medicines, you may be thinking about trying medical cannabis (also commonly referred to as medical marijuana) as part of your treatment strategy.
Ohio proposes rules for medical marijuana dispensaries – here's what you'll need to get one of the 40 licenses – Cannabis News
Ohio medical marijuana regulators have proposed new rules for how businesses can sell cannabis to patients.
APACHE JUNCTION, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - An effort to expand Arizona's Medical Marijuana Act is underway, thanks to an initiative filed with the state by the Arizona Marijuana Patient Society.
Colorado and California may be ground zero for medical marijuana, but Florida could quickly catch up.
Minnesotans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be able to enroll in the state’s medical marijuana program starting Aug. 1, the state Health Department announced Thursday afternoon.
The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and even addictions to alcohol and painkillers.
For a Mother with Cerebral Palsy, Here’s Why Medical Marijuana Is So Necessary Right Now - Cannabis News
Cerebral palsy is a serious condition. Its effects vary largely between individuals, but usually involve some type of movement dysfunction in the arms, legs, and/or face, and in most cases, causes slurred speech.