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Physicians like Francis D’Ambrosio have substantial reason to believe that cannabinoids may indeed be effective medical treatment.
Boston's first medical marijuana shop is open for business. Customers can start filling prescriptions at Patriot Care Wednesday afternoon.
Researchers in Maryland and Arizona are looking for veteran volunteers to smoke up to two joints' worth of marijuana a day in a new study designed to find out if pot helps relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include intractable pain marks a critical juncture in the year-old program, which is among the most restrictive in the country.
While both Israel and California are leaders in medical cannabis, both programs can still be improved.
The first shop that can legally sell medical marijuana in Florida opened at a strip mall in Tallahassee on Tuesday and Dallas Nagy became its first customer, buying cannabis capsules that he hopes will ease his chronic muscle spasms and seizures.
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Nevada lawmakers recently made a major change to the way medical marijuana cards are issued in the Silver State. They reduced the process from more than 40 days in some cases to less than 24 hours.
TALLAHASSEE - Two years after state lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott approved it, Florida’s first medical cannabis dispensary is scheduled to open next week.
A team of researchers has been given a $157,000 grant to study whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.
Recent studies indicate that the drug is making seniors healthier and helping stem the tide of the opioid epidemic - all while making their health care cheaper.
Albany - Less than a week after their 7-year-old daughter Adrienne started taking an experimental marijuana-based medicine, Bill and Kim Kelly noticed a big difference.
States that implemented medical marijuana laws experienced an especially notable drop in painkiller prescriptions.
Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There are still tight restrictions but weed is increasingly coming into the scientific mainstream.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Missouri’s first legal cannabis growth operation since the 1930’s is up and running and already helping patients with epilepsy.
Physicians wrote significantly fewer prescriptions for painkillers and other medications for elderly and disabled patients who had legal access to medical marijuana, a new study finds.
Insys Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday, July 5, that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s drug Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the synthetic cannabinoid dronabinol, according to a release.