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For the first time in Central Florida, a medical marijuana product has been delivered to a patient.
With nearly 3,000 caregivers, competition has ramped up as operations get larger and businesses look for a niche.
After months of delay, state officials granted Maryland's first preliminary medical marijuana licenses.
7-year-old Reese went from seizures day and night to just one, every few months. It was a game changer.
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.
Leni's Law, which took effect June 1, was an expansion of Carly's Law, which passed in 2014 and authorized a study at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on the use of CBD oil to treat seizure disorders.
(CNN) - Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease.
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.