Medical Marijuana

10 Marijuana Stats That Will Blow You Away -- The Motley Fool

Intriguing numbers about marijuana in North America.<p>Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a hot topic in the U.S. and Canada over the last couple of …

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Mysterious symptoms and medical marijuana: patients are looking for answers

In less than a year, the government will legalize recreational marijuana. But, as <b>Grant Robertson</b> reports, growers may already be pushing for profits at the expense of customers’ health<p>Scott Wood had been losing weight for weeks, and it was starting to scare him. His skin developed strange …

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Israeli medical cannabis is flying high

Jerusalem’s Israel Medical Conference focused on how the increasingly acceptable green weed could benefit health.<p>After all the pain elicited by the …

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Atholville medical marijuana facility approved for production

Zenabis had waited several years for approval from Health Canada<p>A proposed medical marijuana production facility in Atholville, N.B., has received a …

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There’s No Known Cure For Arthritis, But Marijuana Works Wonders

Here’s some good news: Medical marijuana is helping people with arthritis improve their quality of life.<p>Most of us know someone — an aunt, uncle or …

Pain

Legal Weed: An Accidental Solution to the Opioid Crisis?

It’s hard to go a day in Canada without hearing about at least one of two types of drugs – but for vastly different reasons. One class of drug — …

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Board Votes To Add Ailments To Medical Marijuana Program

A state panel of doctors voted Friday to add two entries to the list of debilitating medical conditions they believe should be eligible for treatment …

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Young flock to prepare for medical marijuana industry | Miami Herald

Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become "in tune" with plants …

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Trial on medical marijuana plant limit concludes

SANTA FE — A Santa Fe District Court judge is set to decide if a state-imposed limit on the number of marijuana plants a medical cannabis producer …

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State seeks bids for real-time access to medical marijuana facility cameras

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state is seeking bids from companies that can provide a surveillance system so regulators can keep tabs on medical marijuana …

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B.C.–based Tilray invests $25 million in new Ontario facility to meet growing demand

Amanda SiebertEnniskillen, Ontario will soon be home to Tilray's second cultivation facility.The Nanaimo-based licensed producer invested $25 million …

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Medical marijuana: Lambton County may soon be home to $30-million, 250-job factory producing medicinal pot

A British Columbia-based company has applied to Health Canada for a licence to grow and process medical marijuana in Lambton County.

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Vanity Fair Mexico Article Features Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico's Role in Improving Lives of Thousands of Patients

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana, Inc. (MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® Mexico, the first Company to receive government import permits for its cannabidiol (CBD) oil product RSHO-X™ via the Mexican Health Department COFEPRIS, was featured in a Vanity …

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Medicinal & Recreational Cannabis Companies Boosting Operations for Increasing Production to Meet Rising Demand

PALM BEACH, Florida, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>With momentum continuing to rapidly rise in the medicinal and recreational cannabis and legal marijuana industry, a select number of North American companies are investing capital in infrastructure and plant assets in order to expand operations, …

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Nicole Cook and Jayna Bousum walked to a food-truck event at Salt Lake City’s Gallivan Center Thursday expecting to pick up lunch and quickly head …

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Bid to allow pot dispensaries in Vista making progress

A bid to let Vista voters decide whether to allow at least 10 medical marijuana dispensaries in the city continues to progress, with backers of the …

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Kaitaia family struggle to access 'essential' medical cannabis

A Kaitaia family is continuing to battle for access to an essential medicine for their daughter, and for accountability from health …

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There's Little Evidence Marijuana Will Help Ease Your Chronic Pain or PTSD

Not the same as saying it doesn't work.<p>Chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are two of the more common conditions US war veterans …

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Adam Silver ‘interested in the science’ of medical marijuana

“I would say it’s something we will look at,” Silver recently said. “I’m very interested in the science when it comes to medical marijuana. My …

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Can medical marijuana revive Israel’s kibbutz movement?

After decades of stagnation, the communities are betting big on the herb

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WV cannabis board mulls first steps for new industry

F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette-Mail The West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board held it's first meeting on Wednesday at the University of …

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8 New Medical Marijuana Growers Approved By Md. Regulators

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> Licenses for eight new medical marijuana growing firms were approved Monday by the Maryland Medical Cannabis …

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West Virginia medical marijuana program board set to meet | Miami Herald

A board that will help develop a medical marijuana program in West Virginia is holding its first meeting.<p>The advisory board is set to meet Wednesday …

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Businesses To Help Md. Patients Get Medical Marijuana If Doctor Says No

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> With the first medical marijuana dispensaries expected to open this fall in Maryland, patients are registering now to gain access …

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The feds seized guns, gold and 320 pot plants. So why did a judge rule they can't pursue marijuana charges?

When agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration raided a remote farm in Humboldt County five years ago, they found plenty to incriminate the owners, Anthony Pisarski and Sonny Moore.<p>More than 300 marijuana plants were growing in a pair of greenhouses. Agents found guns in a house on the …

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A psychiatry researcher explains the ‘real and urgent need’ for more research into medical marijuana

Even though pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.<p>That’s because there hasn’t been enough high-quality research …

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Marijuana's Popularity Among US Adults Continues To Grow. Here's Why

The top four reasons people give for using marijuana are to relax, to relieve pain, to have fun and to help them be social.<p>Marijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys.<p>The increase in …

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Here’s how medical marijuana can help with psoriasis

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Is Interested In Looking Into The Science Of Medical Marijuana

As medical marijuana becomes legal in more and more states — as does recreational marijuana — professional sports leagues will have to at least look into their drug policies banning its use. The NFL reportedly plans to study marijuana’s effectiveness as an option for pain management, and whether it …

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Maryland’s long-delayed medical marijuana program gets 8 new growers

Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland on Monday authorized eight companies to grow the plant and four businesses to process it into medicine.<p>The decision at a meeting of the state’s medical cannabis commission comes one year after the panel chose 15 growers and 15 processors from a large pool of …

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