Maine Medical Marijuana News

Cannabis: A treatment for Lyme Symptoms

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Jay Reighley, a practitioner at Integr8 Health in Falmouth, Maine, recommends patients suffering from Lyme disease to try medical cannabis for its symptom-management and potential disease-modifying effects.   She believes cannabis to be a safer alternative to […]

Medical Marijuana for Children with Seizures

This  news video of an Integr8 Health patient chronicles how medical cannabis has changed her life.

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Marijuana Milestone: U.S. House Approves ‘Historic’ Cannabis Bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to block the Drug Enforcement Administration from using federal funds to target state-legal medical marijuana businesses and patients.

It marks the first time a chamber of Congress has […]

Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced that Medical Marijuana works

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I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana.

I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling […]

Maine couple uses Medical Marijuana for their toddler

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ACTON (WGME) — An Acton couple is turning to medical marijuana to treat their toddler’s seizures, and sharing their story in hopes of changing opinions, and ultimately, laws.

Addelyn Patrick sleeps as many as 19 […]

Video: DHHS Denies Medical Marijuana For Tourette’s Patients in Maine

Watch Tourette’s Patient’s Tics Disappear After Using Medical Marijuana

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FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Advocates are vowing to keep fighting for permission to treat people with Tourette’s Syndrome with medical marijuana.

Earlier this week […]

DHHS denial of medical marijuana for Tourette’s syndrome

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Bangor Daily News

Posted Dec. 26, 2013, at 5:46 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A doctor whose failed petition to have Tourette syndrome added to the state’s list of ailments that can be legally treated with medical […]

Medical Marijuana and PTSD: Maine Veterans in a Bind

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This fall, Maine joined six other states that now allow the prescription of medicinal marijuana to treat diagnosed cases of post-traumatic stress disorder. And some, including veterans, have turned to pot as an alternative to powerful pharmaceuticals. But the Veteran’s Administration has not embraced this treatment, and that’s forced […]

Growing pot becomes Maine cottage industry

Growing pot becomes Maine cottage industry

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For 27-year-old Paul McCarrier, selling marijuana pays the bills and grows his career.  But McCarrier doesn’t meet clients on street corners or in dimly lit parking lots.

As a state-licensed caregiver, the Belfast man runs a legal […]