Some Minnesota Marijuana Patients Opting To Buy Illegally

some patients say the highly restricted and regulated system is costing them hundreds or even thousands of dollars a month– none of it covered by insurance.

MINNESOTA: Just two months after Minnesota launched its medical marijuana program, some patients turned off by high costs say they are back to buying the drug illegally because it’s the only way they can afford it. State officials and the companies hired to make marijuana products trumpeted the program’s medical approach — pills and oils, Read the full article…

Exercise, Scoliosis, And Cannabis: There Is No Space For Ego

Pam Dyer is a cannabis cook and health and wellness coach

By TwicebakedinWA Remember the things you were able to physically do a decade ago? Can you still do them? This week I rediscovered an old photo album of a yoga photoshoot I did a decade ago. It was beautiful but it was also eye opening because I no longer lived in the same body that could Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Patient Rolls Grow 13 Percent

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CONNECTICUT:  The number of Connecticut residents registered to buy medical marijuana grew 13 percent in the most recent quarter, the state Department of Consumer Protection said Tuesday. As of June 5, there were 4,097 registered patients, who must have at least one of 17 health conditions to be eligible. That was up from 3,635 on Read the full article…

Marijuana: Why Is The State Trying So Hard To Shut Down Private Caregivers?

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COLORADO:  Medical marijuana patient numbers in Colorado have flattened out over the past few months, settling at around 116,000 people despite the submission of more than 2,700 new-patient applications during the past few months. In September, there were 115,710 patients on the registry; in October, the number was 117,239 — but enrollment for November was Read the full article…

R.I.P. Sweet Friend

When he told me last year that he had liver cancer, I immediately told him about Rick Simpson Oil. I begged him … please… I don’t want to lose you.

My friend of ten years died today. He had liver cancer, was 52 years old, and survived by a confused wife, five kids, and one grandchild. Cannabis did not save his life, because he wouldn’t try it. When he told me last year that he had liver cancer, I immediately told him about Rick Simpson Read the full article…

For patients like me, marijuana is a necessity

Though cannabis for medical purposes became legal in the District (where I live) in 2010, the city-sanctioned dispensaries that can supply it are only now inching closer to opening their doors.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: My breast cancer diagnosis at age 26 was an unwelcome and at times harrowing experience. What allowed me to endure the darkest days was the hope that my rigorous treatment — chemotherapy, surgeries and radiotherapy among them — would allow me to once again live a full and healthy life. It’s what propelled Read the full article…