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Can marijuana treat MS symptoms? It’s hard for researchers to find out – Cannabis News

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.

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Can Cannabis Oil Help Heal Wounds? – Cannabis News

Much more research is needed to know whether medical cannabis oil may have a wound-healing effect.

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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.

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Cannabis May Help Treat Tourette Syndrome - Cannabis News

Cannabis could be a safer, more effective alternate treatment option to treat tics and behavioral symptoms of TS, particularly for treatment-refractory TS patients.

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Medical marijuana rolls out in Florida – Cannabis News

Medical marijuana can be just what the doctor orders -- at least some doctors. Beginning Tuesday, Amendment 2 rolls out in Florida.

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4 Promising Cannabis Studies and Research from 2016 – Cannabis News

2016 wasn’t exactly a great year for many people, but for the booming legal cannabis industry, there were some historic victories.

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How to Talk to Your Physician About Medical Cannabis: 10 Points to Guide You – Cannabis News

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.

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Pa. aims to start medical marijuana sales in 2018

HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania officials said Wednesday that they will begin accepting applications early next year for medical marijuana growers and dispensaries, with a target date of mid-2018 for legal sales to begin in the state.

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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.

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Arizona: Initiative seeks to expand state's Medical Marijuana Act – Cannabis News

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.

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Florida Medical Marijuana Sales Could Rival Colorado by 2020 – Cannabis News

Colorado and California may be ground zero for medical marijuana, but Florida could quickly catch up.

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PTSD is added to Minnesota's medical pot program as qualifying condition – Cannabis News

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.

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Study: Marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, PTSD and addiction – Cannabis News

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.

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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.

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Florida: Tallahassee doctor to open new local medical marijuana center – Cannabis News

Tallahassee is about to have a new medical practice focused on helping patients receive medical marijuana — just weeks after voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment that greatly expands who can receive medical marijuana legally.

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Utah to study effects of hemp oil on children with epilepsy – Cannabis News

Still in the early stages, results from the study aren't expected until 2018.

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Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study – Cannabis News

A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders.

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Half of medical pot dispensed in Minnesota is prescribed to ease pain – Cannabis News

Visits to the state’s eight cannabis clinics doubled in August, the first month that pain patients were allowed into the program.

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On Election Day, These States Will Vote On Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News

Medical marijuana is already legal in 26 states. And three more could join the fold on Election Day as Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota are set to vote on medical marijuana ballot issues.

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Could pot help solve the U.S. opioid epidemic? – Cannabis News

Some clinical studies suggest that the plant may have medical value, especially for difficult-to-treat pain conditions.

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