Sunday, March 29, 2015
A year and a half after Illinois lawmakers voted to legalize medical marijuana, Marla Levi is still waiting.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was one of three senators Tuesday unveiling a measure to end the federal prohibition of medical marijuana, leaving states to decide legality for themselves without fear of federal prosecution.
Potential users of medical marijuana in Minnesota are likely to suffer from multiple sclerosis, epilepsy or cancer, according to a Minnesota Department of Health press release.
The use of cannabis extracts for pediatric illnesses has exploded in the past couple years. Parents of children with cancer, epilepsy, or other conditions are turning to cannabis as an often final chance at life. For many, cannabis extracts have lived up to the hype and provided incredible healing results.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Almost 1,000 Minnesotans have told the state they'll likely register for the state's new medical marijuana program. The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday released the results of a voluntary electronic survey it conducted to gauge interest in the program.
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"Medical" cannabis, in some shape or form, is here to stay. Currently legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, the paradoxical federal illegality of cannabis remains relevant, particularly in the eyes of many healthcare providers. The discrepancy between federal and state laws has created uncertainty about whether medical cannabis is legal and should be legal, and whether its use is in the best interest of physicians and their patients.