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Month: December 2017

Survey: 82 percent of WV doctors ‘interested’ in medical marijuana

Debunking stat of the day… Utah opponents (e.g., some representing the UMA): Physicians don’t favor medical cannabis Reality: Doctors are very interested in learning more about how to use this new tool in their arsenal once they’re able to do so…. Excerpts: “An overwhelming majority of surveyed West Virginia physicians are ‘interested’ in medical cannabis,…



Forbes

Utah vets are in a precarious position: the V.A. is now open to “discussing” medical cannabis use with vets seeking treatment. But Utah has no legal use within the state. So, telling a VA doc they use cannabis rather than prescription meds can result in notes to their medical record… notes that could negatively affect…



Forbes

Utah vets are in a precarious position: the V.A. is now open to “discussing” medical cannabis use with vets seeking treatment. But Utah has no legal use within the state. So, telling a VA doc they use cannabis rather than prescription meds can result in notes to their medical record… notes that could negatively affect…



Cannabinoids in health and disease

2007. Ten years ago. Excerpts: “Marijuana may produce mild dependence in humans.8-12 This was shown to depend on the personality type of the addicts,13 and can be successfully reversed by abstinence or treated by cognitive-behavioral therapy,14 without the occurrence of major withdrawal symptoms.” “….the therapeutic value of cannabinoids is too high to be put aside.”…



This Country Leads The Field In Medical Cannabis Research

A divergence is happening in developing whole plant medical cannabis…. …and, shock, gasp, the ongoing, still-unfolding legacy of prohibition and stigmatization is at the core as the US’s poking its own eye with a stick holds us back. Excerpts: “…while legal cannabis has reached a tipping point of popularity in the US market, longstanding federal…