Medical News

Image of driver high on marijuana
Chris Kilham ~ MEDICINE HUNTER
 
With legalization of recreational cannabis now in three states and the District of Columbia, and with medical marijuana laws passed in 23 states, there are going to be more impaired people everywhere, including on the road. So what will happen to drivers after cannabis confections, smoked joints or bong hits?

You can now use marijuana in Virginia to treat debilitating seizures. The bill signed into law Thursday allows for Cannabis oil that doesn't produce a high.
Associated Press / NBC4 Washington ~
 
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill Thursday that will allow patients with severe epilepsy to use cannabis oil without the fear of prosecution.

Image of cannabis leaf
Medical News Today
 
Researchers at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University have identified nonwhite, low-income women aged over 50 as most likely to perceive regularly using cannabis as a risky activity, with women nearly twice as likely to perceive a risk compared with men.

Image of young cancer patient that moved from Iowa to Colorado for CBD Oil
Brian Boesen ~ KWQC
 
DENVER, Co. – When Jessica Eberhart realized she couldn’t treat her daughter’s cancer with cannabis oil in Iowa, she and her family packed their bags and moved to Colorado.

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