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.

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

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.

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.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Should Your Aging Parent Try Medical Marijuana?

She doesn’t get high, She doesn’t act weird.  She’s not craving the stuff. She is able to do what she normally does at home. Her helper is doing the lifting and grocery shopping while she recovers.  So far, so good.

CALIFORNIA: It started  with chronic insomnia. Alice, my 91 year old mother in law is generally willing to try new things, especially if she has hope that it will help with a problem.  She was tired of sleeping pills and the side effect of grogginess.