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Medical Marijuana

Education

This article originally appeared via Constance Pure Botanic Extracts.   (Cannabis Health wholeheartedly endorses the dialogue.)   We prefer to use the scientific name, cannabis, rather than the common name, marijuana, because we are aligned with evidence-based medical research and practices that further an understanding of the medical potential of the

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Society

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia will be offering a medical marijuana course this autumn. The course called Introduction to Professional Management of Marijuana for Medical Purposes in Canada, will teach students how to operate a marijuana business under new government regulations, and will feature insight from professionals with experience

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Business

Stratford, Ontario city council will consider an agreement of purchase and sale on July 27th 2015 with GreenSeal Cannabis Company Ltd. for two parcels of industrial land totaling 1.7 acres in the city’s Wright Business Park, with an option in the agreement for another 0.7 acres in the future. The

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Research

In the United States, 46 people die each day from opioid overdose. Marijuana may help in overcoming painkiller abuse, according to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and authored by researchers David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula and Mireille Jacobson. They have observed that in US

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Policy and Legislation

The Colorado Board of Health will vote Wednesday on whether post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be added to the list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. Nine other states already include PTSD within their respective medical marijuana programs, however, past efforts to make the change in Colorado

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News

By Cyrus Sanati The five winners for New York State licenses to grow, market, and sell medical marijuana could be announced as early as Friday. The battle to win one of the five licenses for New York State’s new medical marijuana program could be over as early as this Friday,

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Policy and Legislation

House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico, Rep. Mike Regan, and Rep. Sheryl Delozier presented legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana in Pennsylvania. House Bill 1432 would allow the use of medicinal marijuana in the form of oil, pill or vapor. The Act would establish a medical marijuana program; providing for

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Personal Story

Oct 1st, 1985 was the day my life as I know it was turned upside down. I was working as an oil field worker and came into contact with 14,400 Volts of electricity. The accident cost me my right arm below the elbow and the right leg below the knee.

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Personal Story

By Arlene Smith I was in my early 20’s when the constraints of physical pain became a regular part of my day and it was medical marijuana use that has led me to a life of freedom. Let me explain… In ’92 I was badly injured by a car that

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News

By News From Elsewhere. This article originally appeared on the BBC, April 30th 2015. The Italian army has unveiled its first cannabis farm, set up to try to lower the cost of medical marijuana in the country. The army’s foray into cannabis production was first announced by the government in

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