Medical Marijuana News Channel

Medical Marijuana News Channel

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Medical Marijuana: More Patients, More Products, Low Profile

Susan Gilchrist once took nine different medications to ease the chronic pain and fatigue of her multiple sclerosis.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

MDH medical cannabis survey finds top conditions are multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and cancer

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released results of a voluntary, Internet-based survey of 1,361 potential participants in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program. The survey found about half of potential users of medical cannabis reported their qualifying condition as multiple sclerosis (MS) or severe muscle spasms. The next most common conditions among potentially eligible patients were epilepsy and cancer.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Is Marijuana Medicine?

What is medical marijuana?
The term medical marijuana refers to using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat a disease or symptom. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine.