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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For a year, state Senator Jason M. Lewis maintained strict neutrality as he studied marijuana legalization — interviewing 50-plus experts, scouring the research, and observing firsthand a state where it is legal. But now he is speaking out against the expected November referendum in Massachusetts. His position carries special weight. Lewis chairs the special legislative […]

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EXPAND Infused Cannabinoid Oil Cartridge: Banana Smoothie Dispensary: From the Earth 3023 S. Orange, Santa Ana Price: $28 .5 gram $50 1 gram Vaping has come a long way from when I first started, back in 2012, so, so long ago. I felt like I was rubbing two sticks together to get my pen lit. […]

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A seemingly historic medical marijuana summit by several US government health agencies will largely exclude evidence coming from the states that have legalized medical cannabis — another example of entrenched Washington, DC bureaucrats placing politics over science in the marijuana debate. click to enlarge … read more at: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/LegalizationNation/archives/2016/03/22/historic-federal-summit-on-medicine-marijuana-is-slanted-by-drug-war-agenda

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Anti-legalization advocates regularly decry the stimulating effect legalization could, purportedly, have on teen marijuana use. Even the American College of Pediatrics claims marijuana use by adolescents has “grown steadily as more states enact various decriminalization laws” – although, they concede, “It is unclear […] whether this trend indicates a causal relationship or mere correlation.” The […]

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WICHITA — A Wichita mother is making one final push for an alternative treatment for her daughter who suffers from epileptic seizures. Tracy Robles has been pleading with Kansas lawmakers for years to allow those with cancer or rare illnesses like her daughter to have medicine that’s currently illegal in the state. Sofie, 7, has […]

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