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Karley Davis has good days and bad days. On the good ones, Karley, nearly 4, has a dozen small seizures that can be controlled with medicine. On the bad ones, she may have 100 seizures, some so strong they can’t be controlled by heavy “rescue” drugs, and she has to be rushed to the hospital. […]

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Regular marijuana smokers suffer more work, social and economic problems at midlife than those who use pot only occasionally or not at all, a decades-long study has found. Researchers at the University of California, Davis, followed nearly 1,000 young people for decades and discovered that those who smoked cannabis four or more days of the […]

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GUNTER, TX – In 1936, the movie Reefer Madness warned parents about the slippery slope of destruction smoking marijuana would cause in the lives of both them and their children. Who would’ve guessed the bones and boards of a building from the Reefer Madness era might help change the message of marijuana entirely in Texas? […]

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There is limited research to back up effectiveness of marijuana for PTSD but many veterans use pot. Experts said this places them at increased risk for cannabis use disorder. (Photo : David Lucas | Getty Images) Some U.S. states still mull on whether or not to legalize marijuana as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), […]

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By Lisa Ryan For Dailymail.com Medical marijuana reduces the use of prescription opioids in those patients battling chronic pain, experts revealed. Patients using cannabis to control chronic pain reported a 64 per cent reduction in their use of traditional pain medications, a new study concluded. The findings suggest that prescribing medical marijuana instead of painkillers, such […]

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The country’s peak medical body has warned self-treating with cannabis oil is “fraught with danger”, in the wake of a Queensland man escaping conviction in a landmark Supreme Court Case. The 32-year-old, who can’t be named for legal reasons, walked away on Wednesday with nothing but a two-year good behaviour bond hanging over his head. […]

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Chronic pain patients with legal access to medicinal cannabis significantly decrease their use of opioids, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Pain. Investigators at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor conducted a retrospective survey of 244 chronic pain patients. All of the subjects in the survey were qualified under […]

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Related: Medicinal cannabis a step closer with legislation to allow cultivation A Queensland father has been sentenced to a two-year good behaviour bond for giving his young daughter cannabis oil while she was undergoing treatment for cancer. The 32-year-old pleaded guilty in Brisbane’s supreme court on Wednesday to supplying the drug to his toddler by […]

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A University of Michigan study found treating chronic pain patients with medical marijuana reduces use of opioid pain medication.  Researchers surveyed medical marijuana card holders in Ann Arbor about how their medication habits changed once they started using cannabis. They found cannabis use is associated with a 64% reduction in opioid use for chronic pain […]

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