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Grandmothers and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry - Cannabis News

Inspired partly by their own use of the drug for pain relief, or by caring for others who use it for their own aches, these women see viable business opportunities and view their work as therapeutic for their customers.

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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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Could pot help solve the U.S. opioid epidemic? – Cannabis News

Some clinical studies suggest that the plant may have medical value, especially for difficult-to-treat pain conditions.

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Cannabis and PTSD – Cannabis News

Combating trauma with THC and CBD.

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Man with Parkinson's Disease films effects of cannabis on tremors – Cannabis News

A man living with Parkinson's Disease has released a YouTube video demonstrating the relief he gets from using cannabis.

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‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff – Cannabis News

BEFORE he suited up to play against the New York Giants in 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton took an ice bath followed by a hot shower. He did his routine stretches. Then he smoked a joint.

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Does access to medical marijuana reduce opioid deaths? – Cannabis News

In the United States, 25 states have legalized medical marijuana, including 19 that let patients with a prescription buy pot from dispensaries. Proponents argue that expanding the availability of medical marijuana reduces opioid abuse and overdose deaths because it gives people an alternative for pain relief.

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Maine’s medical marijuana laws changed my life – Cannabis News

When I started looking into medical marijuana, I was skeptical. I was not a recreational user, and I had not had any luck with other natural remedies.

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Study: Can marijuana improve PTSD symptoms for veterans? – Cannabis News

Researchers plan to start recruiting veterans in September, adding two participants per month, per site. The study should run about two years.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ – Cannabis News

About 200 people gathered outside the Washington State Capitol on Friday for the second annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March to bring hope to war veterans and advocate for a bill that would include post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in the state’s medical cannabis program.

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War Vet Fights For Pot Over Addictive Pain Pills – Cannabis News

It was his experience with medical cannabis that got Stephen Mandile up in arms about providing better for Massachusetts veterans.

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Seniors with access to medical marijuana use fewer prescription drugs – Cannabis News

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.

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How Does Cannabis Help PTSD? – Cannabis News

New research from Ontario, Canada has uncovered some interesting finds about how cannabis helps those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Meet Sue Taylor, the Black Grandmother Leading the Charge to Bring Marijuana to the Elderly – Cannabis News

Sue is one of just two people certified through the State of California to educate senior living facility staff and caregivers about medical marijuana.

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Seniors Now The Fastest Growing Demographic Of Cannabis Users – Marijuana News

The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country.

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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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