Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The FDA-approved study is the first of its kind because it allows researchers to actually give veterans pot to smoke. Up until now, studies on medical marijuana and post-traumatic stress disorder have all been observational. That means researchers were aware of the fact that the study participants were smoking up or otherwise using weed. But

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How and Why Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

Lately, cannabis is showing promise in providing relief to patients who aren’t finding relief from other types of treatment. This efficacy is mainly due to the relationship of the substance to your internal endocannabinoid system. Inhaling marijuana can thwart diabetic neuropathy pain while not impairing cognitive function significantly, according to a new study. And, the

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Florida Medical Marijuana Update

Most Recent Information for the Office Of Medical Marijuana Use as of June 18, 2018 Patient Count – 120,351* Patients added since last update: 3,223 Ordering Physician Count – 1,339 Approved Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers: 13 Approved Retail Dispensing Locations: 43 Processing Time for Complete Paper Application: 13 days Processing Time for Complete Online Application:

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR BACK PAIN

Medical marijuana can be an alternative medicine for back pain, and it does not have the same side effects association with traditionally chronic pain medications. Marijuana for back pain can help with your back pain in the following ways: Reduce or eliminate your pain so you can live an active life. Reduce or eliminate your

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Marijuana Can Be an Effective Treatment for the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Although researchers still need more information, we know that cannabinoids, which are the active compounds in marijuana, engage your endocannabinoid system (ECS). Your endocannabinoid system is a vast network of cell receptors responsible for several bodily functions that include: Memory Mood Pain perception Sleep Mobility Metabolism and appetite Immune function According to the National Cancer

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Victory: Florida Judge rules that ban on smokable marijuana is unconstitutional

Last Friday, Leon County Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers ruled that patients “have the right to use the form of medical marijuana for treatment of their debilitating medical conditions as recommended by their certified physicians.” This is a big win for patient rights in Florida. After voters overwhelmingly approved the medical marijuana constitutional amendment in

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Florida Medical Marijuana Update

Most Recent Information for the Office Of Medical Marijuana Use as of May 18, 2018 Patient Count – 111,970* Patients added since last update: 2,989 Ordering Physician Count – 1,327 Approved Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers: 13 Approved Retail Dispensing Locations: 36 Processing Time for Complete Paper Application: 18 days Processing Time for Complete Online Application:

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Side Effects of Medical Marijuana are Very Useful

Patients define the side effects of marijuana, not manufacturers, since cannabis is a natural medicine not produced by pharmaceutical companies. Some of the side effects of medical marijuana actually double as a treatment for breast cancer patients. side effect benefits The effects that will help people with breast cancer include: Hunger/increased appetite: Like other types

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Medical Pot for Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis can be a life-altering and painful condition. You may go through life wondering when and how your condition will flare up and how badly you’ll feel. Conventional treatments often come with a broad range of harmful side effects, as you’ve read above. By using marijuana for ulcerative colitis, on the other hand, you

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