Medical Marijuana news

November Newsletter

In this issue of our Newsletter:

Veteran’s Discount
Caregiver Survey
Happy Apple Season
The legalization Vote
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Dr. Sulak’s Statement on Initiative 1

Cannabis Legalization

 

Dear Patients and Friends,

I have long been a proponent of cannabis legalization, and have been actively working towards this goal since 1998. In my medical career, it has been an honor to witness the outstanding therapeutic power of this plant. I believe that we have barely […]

Director of NIDA says that CBD is a “safe drug”

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The director of the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, believes that cannabidiol (CBD)  is “a safe drug with no addictive effects.”  Volkow added that it may have value for many medical conditions. […]

Medical Cannabis vs. Prescription Pain Medication

80% of the world’s prescription pain medication is taken in the USA.  Simultaneously someone dies every 19 minutes from an accidental medication overdose. Listen to Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss this as well as other important points.

 

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Senators Urge Feds to Support Medical Cannabis Research

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The federal government has a “responsibility” to facilitate sensible research into marijuana’s medical benefits, urge Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other senators  in a letter sent on July 9th to federal drug and health officials.

“While […]

Unlocking Cannabis’ Secrets Through Science

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National Geographic

July, 2015

National Geographic discusses how as the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.  Read more

Cannabis Gains Worldwide Support

 

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Cannabis is gaining support worldwide as legislators push to decriminalize cannabis based on undeniable evidence of its medical benefits.  Read more

 

Justin Kander

3/15/14

medicaljane.com

Is Cannabis as Effective as Opiates for Treating Pain?

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www.DoctorOz.com

3/18/2015

For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are limited. Medical marijuana may be an alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use.  

Bipartisan senate bill would protect medical cannabis patients, doctors and businesses.

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The bill, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would deal a sharp blow to the U.S. government’s longstanding war on marijuana by banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking […]

The Pediatric Academy agrees that cannabis may help sick kids

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The leading group of U.S. pediatricians recommended that cannabis use should be decriminalized and federal officials should reclassify cannabis as a less dangerous drug so that important medical research can be done. They also agreed that […]