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Maryland doctors seek to open lab to test medical cannabis for quality – Cannabis News

A group of Maryland doctors plans to open a medical marijuana testing facility in Columbia to ensure product quality as the state prepares to launch its burgeoning therapeutic cannabis industry.

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Marijuana extract helps children with rare epilepsy in Phase 3 clinical trial – Cannabis News

Marijuana extract reduces seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in clinical trial.

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Louisiana State University, Southern University want to grow medical marijuana – Cannabis News

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana State University and Southern University want to begin growing marijuana for medical use.

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'Life-changing': Medical cannabis has brought positive results for Hibbing girl with severe epilepsy – Cannabis News

Amelia is among more than 1,400 Minnesotans being treated with medical cannabis since the drug became legal in the state last July 1.

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Cannabis Infused Toothpaste: Why Weed Was Made For Teeth - Cannabis News

It has been said that smoking pot can be bad for your teeth, causing quite a bit of severe, unnecessary tooth decay. Find out why and how cannabis infused toothpaste will change everything.

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Medical Marijuana Study Shows Stunning Effect On Treating Pain, Nausea – Cannabis News

Israel’s medical marijuana program is a stunning success when it comes to treating people for pain and nausea, according to a study presented at the International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy.

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In Minnesota, most patients report benefits from medical cannabis – Cannabis News

Most medical cannabis patients who completed a survey reported benefits from the medication, according to the results of a voluntary survey of patients enrolled in Minnesota’s medical cannabis program during its first three months.

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Cannabis for Osteoporosis Prevention – Cannabis News

Research evidence points out the key role of cannabinoid receptors in bone turnover and healing processes.

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Phoenix VA blocks local doctor from giving lecture on marijuana study – Marijuana News

A Phoenix doctor is conducting a study this summer focusing on how marijuana affects veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Pets on pot: is medical marijuana giving sick animals a necessary dose of relief? – Marijuana News

As owners tout benefits and usage in compassionate care, the battle for legalization mirrors humans’ own medical marijuana fight in 1990s California.

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Medical Marijuana News Update: Marijuana is Said to Effectively Treat Fibromyalgia

Researchers are now pushing the benefits of medical marijuana as the leading cure for fibromyalgia relief.

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Breaking the stigma: How Minnesota's medical cannabis program is impacting patients across the state – Marijuana News

Eagan, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- It's been nearly one year since medical cannabis was legalized in Minnesota. Medical marijuana has already made a significant difference for many Minnesotans who suffered tough times before it was legalized.

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Medical Cannabis For Your Pets – Marijuana News

Pets are a part of your family. You want to help them through any ailments or pain that they might experience in their life or old age.

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What a change in DEA's pot rules might mean for medical research – Marijuana News

Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers' ability to figure out what pot can and can't do for sick patients. That could soon change.

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Expots: medical marijuana draws parents to US for their children's treatments – Marijuana News

‘Marijuana refugees’ are uprooting their lives and moving to Colorado, California and Oregon to legally use cannabis to treat their children’s health conditions.

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On caffeine and cannabis – Marijuana News

The relationship between caffeine and cannabis and the effects on brain chemistry are examined in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Medical marijuana advocates happily surprised by Walgreens blog post – Marijuana News

A recent post on Walgreens' blog raised eyebrows in the medical marijuana community.

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GW Pharma's cannabis drug gets orphan drug status – Marijuana News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's experimental cannabis-derived epilepsy drug "orphan" status for a third group of patients affected by a rare form of the disease.

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New Study Suggests State Medical Marijuana Laws Linked to Lower Prescription Overdose Deaths – Marijuana News

In states where it is legal to use medical marijuana to manage chronic pain and other conditions, the annual number of deaths from prescription drug overdose is 25 percent lower than in states where medical marijuana remains illegal, new research suggests.

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DEA green lights trial of medical marijuana for PTSD in veterans – Marijuana News

PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - The Drug Enforcement Administration has approved a first-of-its-kind trial to study the effects of medical marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans.

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