Medical News

The medical marijuana movement hits another mainstream milestone on April 20 this year with the opening of Manhattan’s first mid-town dispensary.

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In the first quarter of 2018, we’ve seen advances in our understanding of cannabis’ therapeutic benefits in a range of disorders, diseases, and cancers.

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To prescribe a medication, doctors need to have formally studied the substance beforehand.

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Michelle Walker moved her family to Colorado from Texas in 2017 looking for relief for her son, who suffers from severe autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and epileptic seizures — and she found it.

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Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill giving terminally ill patients a “right to try” medical marijuana.

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A key ingredient in cannabis may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures, say researchers.

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Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may.

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Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine want to study the safety and efficacy of using medical marijuana to treat diseases.

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Could cannabis’ anti-inflammatory properties protect against the development of alcoholic liver disease?

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An increasing number of studies are demonstrating that cannabis is an effective pain treatment with fewer side effects than many alternatives.

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We know there are many physical conditions that can be treated by CBD, a compound found in marijuana. But it turns out CBD may also have major mental health benefits as well.

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Five million Americans suffer from the disease. THC may play a big role in combatting it.

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After years of discussion about medical marijuana in Louisiana, production of the plant is approaching, pharmacies are angling for exclusive permits to sell the drug and doctors are slowly becoming licensed to prescribe it to patients.

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People from elsewhere who have medical marijuana cards and are visiting the Grand Canyon state can possess and use medical marijuana, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Four in 10 Minnesotans who have taken medical marijuana (cannabis) for intractable pain report that their pain has eased by 30 percent or more, according to a report released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH).

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