Medical marijuana is legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but there are still use cases that are very controversial, like medical marijuana for children. Some claim it’s a wonder drug for epilepsy, severe autism, and even to quell the harsh side effects of chemotherapy, while others decry pumping marijuana into still-growing bodies.
As medical marijuana has become legal in much of the U.S., more senior citizens are starting to use it to manage pain and opioid addiction. In Arizona, one retired police officer overcame his own personal biases to become a medical cannabis coach. He now teaches some of the state’s elderly population how to use medical
A new year will bring big change to pot laws in Missouri. Medical marijuana will be legal for the first time. But is it only a matter of time before the state also allows recreational use?
Ohio`s first licensed medical cannabis dispensaries will open on Wednesday. Among them is The Botanist in Canton.The state`s medical marijuana program has been two years in the making. It will allow registered patients to get up to a 90-day supply.
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When legs ache, some Mexican grandmothers rub them with marijuana-infused alcohol. They are aware the homemade remedy defies the country’s cannabis ban, but families in Mexico have used the concoction to treat ailments for a very long time, handing it down the generations.
A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family had no choice but to move from their Texas home to Colorado to treat her severe epilepsy. Now, her family and a handful of others are suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the
Michelle Terrell, Florida director of sales and marketing for medical marijuana company Curaleaf, explains how to get a medical marijuana card in Florida. Video by Matias J. Ocner, Emily Michot and Marta Oliver Craviotto / Miami Herald Read more: https://hrld.us/2XJiTy4 More from the Miami Herald: Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/miamiherald Twitter: https://twitter.com/MiamiHerald Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miamiherald/ Website: https://www.miamiherald.com/
Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss the week’s top medical stories including a new report on medical marijuana and exciting news about a way to regenerate muscle tissue in patients with traumatic injuries.
Israel’s health ministry says the country now has the world’s highest per capita rate of medical marijuana use. Around 9.000 Israelis with serious injuries or illness have access to prescription cannabis and doctors there are learning more about the benefits of the plant, that go beyond pain relief. Al Jazeera’s Cal Perry reports from Jerusalem.
At this time in Australia, only a “defined group of patients” have access to medicinal cannabis, including children with “severe intractable epilepsy”. But while the government embarks on the long process of implementing legal medicinal cannabis schemes for those beyond the current legislation, desperate patients have been forced to source medicine from the black market.
Thirty three states have legalized medical marijuana and CBD products are growing in popularity. But how much do you know about the difference between the two products? Dr. Alok Patel takes to the streets of New York City to explain. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital
A panel of legal and medical experts join author Ed Rosenthal in a discussion on the impact of state laws allowing medical marijuana versus federal efforts to override all decriminalization statutes in this forum sponsored by the Independent Institute, Harper’s Magazine and the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Series: “Richard and Rhoda
In states like Colorado, where marijuana is legal, Surgeon General Jerome Adams says the potency of today’s marijuana may be a detriment to business investment and worker efficacy. “There is no such thing as medical marijuana,” he says. Adams also shares his concerns for black communities, “adding a marijuana dispensary to the mix” on street
While pot may be legal in Colorado, the idea of purchasing marijuana in a store may still be something of a mystery to many people. CNBC went to a dispensary to find out how it all works. “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” Premieres Monday 9p ET/PT. » Subscribe to CNBC Prime: http://cnb.cx/yt » Subscribe to
Joseph Kakos, manager of Healing Tree Wellness Center in Detroit, sells a ceremonial first gram of licensed medical marijuana to Quinn Pangborne of Grosse Pointe Woods Thursday, Oct. 25, in Detroit, before a crowd of business owners.
Headstart: MANILA – Exporting medical cannabis would enable the Philippines to tap into the multibillion-dollar industry at the same time provide treatment to ailing Filipinos, a lawmaker said. To watch more breaking news videos click the link below: To watch Early Edition videos, click the link below: http://bit.ly/ANCEarlyEdition For more ANC Headstart videos, click the
This clip is from the feature documentary “Ride with Larry.” With his Parkinson’s symptoms worsening and options for new medications unavailable, retired police captain Larry S. is getting tested for his medical marijuana card. The final results in Part 3 show, unedited, the effect of cannabis on his Parkinson’s tremor, dyskinesia, and voice. “Ride with
MS Learn Online is the National MS Society’s online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, who talks about marijuana and multiple sclerosis. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Treating-MS/Complementary-Alternative-Medicines/Marijuana
What are the benefits of medical cannabis? Is it safe and effective for cancer patients and survivors? How does a patient get medical cannabis? Get answers to these questions and more straight from the experts.
An Op-Doc profiles Chris Williams, a medical marijuana grower in Montana who now faces life in prison. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: http://bit.ly/timesvideonewsletter Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch more videos at: http://nytimes.com/video ————————————————————— Want more from
Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN, joined Dr. Staci Gruber, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, for a discussion on medical marijuana. Gupta spoke of his experience studying the effects of medical marijuana and recounting stories of patients using the substance for its health benefits. Gupta described how his opinion has
Medical marijuana for the treatment of epilepsy has been a controversial and intriguing topic for the last few years. Drawing upon both clinical experience and research findings, the panelists discuss the potential medical benefits and risks of using medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy. The panelists also review the legal and practical issues associated
As medical marijuana gains acceptance around the world, Israel is drawing interest from investors for its “botanical high-tech” medical cannabis. A Canadian producer has already entered into a partnership with an Israeli producer, Tikun Olam, for a cannabis variety that helps reduce the seizures of epileptic children, but has been especially grown to remove the
As California’s medical marijuana industry has grown to an $800 million dollar business, one company is hoping to take advantage of that by delivery the product directly to the customer. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you
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