Category Archives: Medical Marijuana News

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Oregon’s Youngest Medical Cannabis Patient Is Now Cancer Free

March 18, 2014 • 2 comments

Paediatric cannabis therapy is saving children. Awareness is the most important thing at this moment. The anti-tumor effects of cannabinoids… [Read More]

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Cannabis Kicks Lyme Disease To The Curb

February 12, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Lyme disease has been controversial for some years. Many medical practitioners misdiagnose it, while several think that it’s mental. With… [Read More]

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One Couple’s Fight To Legalize Medical Marijuana In Kentucky

January 25, 2014 • 1 comment

Eric Crawford is standing up for his right to smoke medical marijuana. Eric and his common law wife, Michelle Young-Crawford… [Read More]

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N.J. Family Gets $10,000 Gift To Move To Colorado For Medical Marijuana

January 6, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The Scotch Plains family whose fight to get medical marijuana for their toddler has drawn national attention, received a $10,000… [Read More]

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University Of Utah Doctors: Say ‘Yes’ To Cannabis Oil For Kids

December 22, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Three Utah doctors, including the University of Utah’s top pediatric neurologist, have come out in support of families seeking access… [Read More]

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Quinn Signs Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

August 9, 2013 • 1 comment

Gov. Pat Quinn today signed a bill legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois that supporters say… [Read More]

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Vermont Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

June 10, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Vermont has become the 17th state to get rid of criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana. … [Read More]

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Medicinal Use of Marijuana – Polling Results

June 5, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Readers recently joined in a lively debate about the use of medicinal marijuana. In Clinical Decisions,1 an interactive feature in… [Read More]

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Medical Marijuana: A NY Doctor’s Perspective

April 15, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Dr. Craig Blinderman, a palliative care specialist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, is one of the New York physicians intrigued… [Read More]

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Hundreds Of MMJ Advocates To Gather In Washington, D.C. For National Conference

February 22, 2013 • 1 comment

The country’s leading medical marijuana advocacy group, Americans for Safe Access (ASA), will host a 4-day National Medical Cannabis Unity… [Read More]

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CA Supreme Court Rejects Medical Marijuana Case

January 22, 2013 • Leave a Comment

A legal victory for a local medical marijuana advocate could have a major impact on sales and distribution across the… [Read More]

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Medical Cannabis To Be Legalized In Ireland

December 28, 2012 • 4 comments

The Department of Health is bringing in legislation to legalise the use of medicinal marijuana in Ireland. The push for… [Read More]

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Mom Gives 7-Year-Old Medical Marijuana To Combat Chemo, Against Dad’s Wishes

December 5, 2012 • 1 comment

A seven-year-old girl suffering from leukemia is one of Oregon’s youngest medical marijuana patients. Her mother says she gives her… [Read More]

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Legalized

On Marijuana, Massachusetts Voters Say ‘Legalize It’

November 13, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Massachusetts voters chose to legalize the medical use of marijuana on Tuesday. A large turnout of voters went to the… [Read More]

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Medical Marijuana Becoming Election Hot Button In Presidential Race

September 17, 2012 • 10 comments

Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson today praised Rep. Paul Ryan for his willingness to let… [Read More]

Supreme Court Justice Gustin L Reichbach Needs Medical Marijuana

Sick Judge On Medical Marijuana: It’s A “Human Rights Issue”

May 27, 2012 • 3 comments

A New York state supreme court judge has written an impassioned plea to legalize medical marijuana in the state, potentially… [Read More]

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Oaksterdam Was Educational Institution Not A Dispensary

May 5, 2012 • Leave a Comment

On April 21, I taught what may have been my final class at Oaksterdam University. For the better part of… [Read More]

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Weed Wars Is Nothing To Blow Smoke At

January 2, 2012 • 2 comments

‘Weed Wars’ on Discovery Channel, about the medical cannabis industry, is part of reality TV’s growing interest in shows revolving… [Read More]

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New Jersey Gets Legal Medical Marijuana Program

September 5, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Gov. Chris Christie gave the green light to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program on Tuesday, saying he believes the state’s… [Read More]

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NCI Recognizes Cancer-Killing Properties Of Cannabis

April 4, 2011 • 3 comments

The website of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a component of the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH), has… [Read More]