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The Arthritis Society Canada Funds More Medical Cannabis Research Amid Legalization Speculation

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New clinical trial will study use of oral cannabinoids for fibromyalgia pain CANADA: The Arthritis Society has announced the winner of its latest research grant for the study of medical cannabis and arthritis. McGill University’s Dr. Mark Ware, who has garnered a worldwide reputation as a leader in pain research, will lead a trial examining the Read the full article…

Illinois Medical Marijuana Approved For PTSD, Osteoarthritis

Illinois residents could use medical marijuana to treat chronic migraines and PTSD under recommendations that an advisory board agreed to on Monday.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois residents could use medical marijuana to treat chronic migraines and post-traumatic stress disorder, but not anxiety or diabetes under recommendations that an advisory board agreed to on Monday.The board, which is made up of doctors, nurses, patients and a pharmacist, held a public meeting in Chicago to consider whether to expand Illinois’ nascent Read the full article…

Connecticut: Regulators Expand Qualifying Conditions Eligible For Cannabis Therapy

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CONNECTICUT:Patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis, spasticity disorders, and neuropathic facial pain are among those who are now eligible for marijuana therapy following a decision this week by regulators to expand the program’s list of qualifying conditions. Under the just-announced rules, doctors may for the first time recommend medical cannabis to patients with the following diagnoses: spasticity, severe rheumatoid Read the full article…

Is Your CBD Worth What You Are Paying For It?

Do you know what's in your CBD?

By Abby Drexler In a world that is constantly evolving, many new ways of treating medical issues are introduced every year. One method that has gained a strong following in the past 2 years is CBD oil, a material sourced from hemp that is known for having incredible medicinal properties. That being said, there are so Read the full article…

Study: Majority Of Chronic Pain Patients Replace Opioids With Cannabis

"Most patients in the pain groups reported replacing prescription medications with medicinal cannabis, the most common of which were opiates/opioids across all patient groups," authors concluded.

OHIO: More than two-thirds of chronic pain patients registered to legally access medical cannabis products substitute marijuana for prescription opioids, according to data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. Investigators from the United States and Canada assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription drugs in a cohort of over 2,000 Canadian patients licensed to access marijuana Read the full article…

Book Review: The ABCs of CBD By Shira Adler

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By Tracey Henry The ABC’s of CBD: The Essential Guide for Parents (And regular folks too), a new book by author, activist and devoted “Canna Mom” Shira Adler, is all about CBD but it just might change how you think about cannabis in general. Written in clean, factual, and often humorous prose, this book is Read the full article…

Medical Cannabis Data Shows Strong Sales And Growth

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According to a research published by Hexa Research, the U.S. medical cannabis market size was valued at USD 5.44 billion in 2016, and is expected to be valued $19.48 billion by 2024. The medical cannabis market is still in stage of development and is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period owing to rising consumer demand. Consumer attitude Read the full article…

Veterinary Cannabinoid Therapeutics Takes Center Stage At Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine Symposium

Do people really want a medical marijuana program for their pets?

A panel of seven Colorado doctors discuss using cannabis with animals COLORADO: Roughly 3-5% of all dogs have genetic epilepsy, and 14 million dogs have some form of arthritis. CBD oil is helping millions of people around the world, and as a result the veterinary medical market is becoming more aware of the relief CBD can Read the full article…

Higher Ground TV Crashes Adweek With Irreverent Cannabis Campaign

HigherGroundTV refreshes Perception/Reality for Ad Week

Hollyweed, CA: Higher Ground TV launched a “Marijuana vs. Cannabis” campaign at AdWeek to bring awareness of the benefits of legalization. Parodying Rolling Stone’s acclaimed “Perception vs. Reality” campaign of the 1980s (Fallon McElligott agency), the new ads instead use the words “marijuana” and “cannabis” to juxtapose the past history of Reefer Madness with the Read the full article…

Can CBD Dog Treats Help Ease your Dog’s Pain and Anxiety?

Hemp-based CBD Dog Biscuits Available from Colorado Dog Company

COLORADO: It’s difficult to watch our pets age. They provide so much unconditional love and support, we can’t imagine living our lives without them. As we watch them age, we can’t help but recall their younger years as puppies, when they would bounce and frolic about. While we can’t bring back our dog’s youth, we can Read the full article…