More Medical Schools Adding Cannabis To Curriculum

More Medical Schools Adding Cannabis To Curriculum Increasing acceptance of cannabis as medicine may be upon us, but without doctors and physicians who are equipped with the knowledge to recommend it, many patients may not feel confident taking it. Additionally, physicians’ lack of knowledge in cannabis’ medicinal benefits has been…

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Chicago high school considers stiffer anti-vaping discipline, adding vapor detectors to bathrooms

Published: Feb 20, 2018, 5:58 pm • Updated: Feb 20, 2018, 5:58 pm By Kathy Routliffe, Chicago Tribune Feb. 20–New Trier High School may consider pumping up existing penalties for students found using electronic cigarette technology to consume nicotine or marijuana on campus, administrators told school board members Monday. That…

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Colorado bill adding PTSD to medical marijuana list heads to gov’s desk

Published: Apr 25, 2017, 3:18 pm • Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 3:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bill to add PTSD to the list of Colorado’s medical marijuana qualifying conditions is headed to the governor’s desk. The Colorado Senate on Tuesday voted 32-2 to re-pass Senate Bill…

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Bill adding PTSD to Colorado medical marijuana list clears Senate committee

Published: Jan 30, 2017, 4:12 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2017, 5:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A state Senate committee voted 5-0 on Monday afternoon to advance a bill that seeks to include PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Colorado. “I probably wouldn’t be…

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Pax 3 flirts with portable vape perfection by adding more, more, more (review)

Published: Nov 11, 2016, 2:09 pm • Updated: Nov 11, 2016, 3:56 pm By Ben Livingston, The Cannabist Staff One of the smallest portables on the market, the palm-size Pax 3 is a sleek little vaporizer. The lustrous, polished aluminum case instantly attracts, resembling a high-end music player more than…

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Administrative Law Judge: Arizona Should Have Held Medical Marijuana Hearing To Consider Adding Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease has been in the news a lot lately with the passing of boxing legend, and social justice icon, Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali had suffered from Parkinson’s for quite some time, and passed away this week at the age of 74. There have been several studies that have shown…

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board To Consider Adding More Qualifying Conditions, Again

(via firedoglake.com) Illinois has tried multiple times to add more qualifying conditions to the Illinois medical marijuana program. Twice the Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board has approved adding new conditions to the list, and both times the recommendation from the Board was shut down by the Governor of Illinois. The Illinois…

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Minnesota Advisory Panel Recommends Adding Intractable Pain As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana

The Minnesota Office of Medical Cannabis Intractable Pain Advisory Committee posted its recommendations on the question of whether intractable pain should be a medical cannabis qualifying condition late Wednesday. A majority of the panel opposed adding intractable pain, despite marijuana’s relative safety when compared to commonly prescribed pain medications. The…

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