Study: Patients often substitute medical marijuana for opioid pain medications and other drugs

A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, concluded that medical marijuana patients tend to reduce their use of prescription opioid pain medications. The premise of the study was whether there was a tendency for people with legal access to marijuana using it instead of other (potentially addictive) medication. According to an article on Psypost.com “The researchers found that patients reduced their use of...

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Microdosing with Cannabis

Very interesting article on Leafly discussing how sometimes less can be more when it comes to Cannabis and how some patients are turning to microdosing in order to treat conditions such as depression, stress, anxiety, pain, and to help improve focus and promote sleep. Read the full article here.

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The NFL’s Jerry Jones’s marijuana proposal could save NFL players’ lives

According to a story in the Washington Post, “The owner of the Dallas Cowboys said in a recent meeting of NFL owners that the league should “drop its prohibition on marijuana use,” according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio.” It’s a fascinating notion considering the fact that the article also states “Former NFL players have been increasingly vocal in their criticism of the ban in recent years, saying...

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New Study Finds Cannabis Reduces Seizures In Epilepsy Patients

According to this story on Entrepreneur.com the “DEA stubbornly claims cannabis has no medicinal value, despite a growing body of serious research that finds otherwise.” Great news about the possible reducing of seizures in epilepsy patients through the use of controlled CBD.

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Cannabis does relieve stress, but only at low doses

News about the effects of cannabis on relieving stress and helping with relaxation. A new study demonstrates that this may well be true, but only at lower doses. The results are published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Read the full story on Medical News Today.

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Science and FDA Say Cannabis Is Medicine but DEA Begs to Differ

Definitely worth a read “Much like with climate change, stubborn federal marijuana policy isn’t supported by any data.” read the full story on Entrepreneur.com

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How you can advocate for legal weed in NYC

Time Out New York article providing actionable advice for New York cannabis aficionados advocating for legal weed in NYC and beyond.

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5 high-paying marijuana jobs in the legal cannabis industry

Interesting article on CNBC.com that says The legal cannabis industry is booming. The expansion and growth has recently been compared to the way broadband internet spread in the 2000s, or even the dot-com boom. One of the latest predictions is that more jobs will be created in legal marijuana than in manufacturing by 2020. Read the full...

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