Delaware Senate makes it easier for those with PTSD to get medical marijuana

Published: May 19, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 11:12 am By Randall Chase, The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — The state Senate has approved a revised bill regarding regulations for medical marijuana in Delaware, two days after the original measure failed to win passage amid unaddressed concerns…

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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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Johns Hopkins pulls out of marijuana PTSD study, apparently over partner questioning federal rules

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 4:06 pm • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 4:18 pm By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Eighteen months after joining a study on using marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Johns Hopkins University has pulled out without enrolling any veterans, the latest setback for the long-awaited research.…

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Arizona ruling allows setting conditions on medical marijuana use for PTSD

Published: Mar 17, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Mar 17, 2017, 7:53 am By The Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona court ruling upholds a state agency’s decision to improve conditions on allowing use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The Court of Appeals ruling Thursday rejects the…

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Medical marijuana for PTSD legislation heads to Colorado House for debate

Published: Mar 9, 2017, 6:36 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 6:40 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado legislation to add PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana is headed to the full House. Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, who co-sponsored the bill with Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver,…

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Vermont medical marijuana lawsuit says not recognizing PTSD as a condition is discriminatory

Published: Feb 20, 2017, 1:39 pm • Updated: Feb 20, 2017, 1:57 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — A report by Vermont’s Human Rights Commission alleges that the state discriminated against a man when they denied him medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. The report found that…

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List: U.S. states and territories that allow medical marijuana for PTSD

Published: Feb 14, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff More than 20 states — plus Washington, D.C., and two U.S. territories — have an allowance for medical marijuana to be used in treating PTSD. Efforts are underway to add Colorado…

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Colorado To Add PTSD As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana

Colorado taking steps to allow cannabis for PTSD Even though Colorado has long been a pioneer when it comes to cannabis policy in the United States, they’ve still been behind when it comes to recognizing the medicinal properties of cannabis in treating certain conditions, including PTSD. It’s only now that…

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