Medical News

Sean Adams is a candidate for the Expanded Access Program where he would receive marijuana extract, free of charge, from a pharmaceutical company. Image via KTVB.com
Tami Tremblay ~ KTVB.com ~
 
Only those with the most severe cases of epilepsy will be selected to take part in an Idaho cannabis oil program.

Illinois state flag. Image: Tony Webster via Wikimedia Commons
 
An Illinois panel voted Wednesday to recommend that medical marijuana be available for people who suffer from four different pain conditions and osteoarthritis.

Marijuana at the Inyo Fine Cannabis Dispensary in Las Vegas, Sept. 30, 2015. Image: Jason Ogulnik, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Eric Hartley ~ Las Vegas Review-Journal ~
 
Among the more than 11,000 people with state-issued patient cards are the very young and very old. They include people living with cancer, HIV, seizures, glaucoma or other conditions.

Doctors with patient. Image: Seattle Municipal Archives via Wikimedia Commons
Marlene Busko ~ Medscape.com ~
 
DENVER — Family physicians voted to support the "decriminalization of the possession of marijuana for personal use" here at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2015 Congress of Delegates, but stopped short of supporting legalization; they want solid evidence on its effect on health first.

Medical Marijuana cannabis shop in Denver, 2011. Image: User:O'Dea via Wikimedia Commons

Nearly half the country has so far made it legal. Does it work?

Image: Coaster420 via Wikimedia Commons
 
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Friday was the official grand opening ceremony for western Massachusetts’ first medical marijuana dispensary. 

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