Prescribing Marijuana Poses New Questions For Doctors

"Our preference is to tread as lightly on the physicians' judgment as we can."

CONNECTICUT: Meeting for the first time since regulations for the medical marijuana program were enacted, the state’s six-member Board of Physicians began working out the details of an entirely new system Wednesday.

ServiceNet head also leading medical pot effort

The Department of Public Health announces a new licensing process for medical marijuana dispensaries.

MASSACHUSETTS: ServiceNet Inc., the county’s largest human services agency, is a player in the addictions field, but its longtime director sees no conflict between that mission and her efforts to support medical marijuana use.

ServiceNet head also leading medical pot effort

Medical marijuana clones

MASSACHUSETTS: ServiceNet Inc., the county’s largest human services agency, is a player in the addictions field, but its longtime director sees no conflict between that mission and her efforts to support medical marijuana use.

Japanese Study Shows Cannabinoids Inhibit Tumor Growth

JAPAN: In a recent study published in the August edition of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Japanese researchers found cannabinoids to be useful in battling cancerous tumors. The study was conducted by initiating tumor growth in mice and treating them with synthetic cannabinoids.

Japanese Study Shows Cannabinoids Inhibit Tumor Growth

Phytocannabinoids derived from Cannabis are typically more effective than Synthetic Cannabinoids in clinical trials for medical treatment.

JAPAN: In a recent study published in the August edition of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Japanese researchers found cannabinoids to be useful in battling cancerous tumors. The study was conducted by initiating tumor growth in mice and treating them with synthetic cannabinoids.

Mormon Mom Wants Medical Marijuana for Her Sick Son

UTAH:  Jennifer May has tried 25 treatments in 10 years, a mix of prescribed diets and drugs, to quiet the lightning in her son’s brain. Only two eased Stockton May’s seizures. But their toxic side effects ravaged his bones and immune system, and the relief was temporary.

Mormon Mom Wants Medical Marijuana for Her Sick Son

Jennifer May and her son Stockton when he was a small child.

UTAH:  Jennifer May has tried 25 treatments in 10 years, a mix of prescribed diets and drugs, to quiet the lightning in her son’s brain. Only two eased Stockton May’s seizures. But their toxic side effects ravaged his bones and immune system, and the relief was temporary.