Here’s Why Israeli Pain Specialists Recommend Cannabis For Chronic Pain

Here’s Why Israeli Pain Specialists Recommend Cannabis For Chronic Pain TL;DR: Cannabis is safe and effective for pain. Brand-new survey data reveals that a majority of Israeli pain specialists find cannabis to be a safe and effective painkiller. The data, published in the Journal of Pain Research, was compiled by…

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Study Says that Oncologists Recommend MMJ, Despite Lack Of Knowledge

Study Says that Oncologists Recommend MMJ, Despite Lack Of Knowledge Medical cannabis laws are already in place in thirty US states, and all of them, except one, include cancer among the list of qualifying conditions. Through these laws, cancer patients throughout the country can access cannabis, a life-saving medicine that…

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Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

SEATTLE — Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use. The results reflect how marijuana policy in some states has outpaced research, the study authors said. All 29 states…

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Doctors Afraid To Recommend Cannabis Thanks To Jeff Sessions

Doctors Afraid To Recommend Cannabis, Thanks To Sessions On January 4 of this year, Sessions made an announcement that he was going to allow federal prosecutors the liberty of going after cannabis businesses in states where MMJ laws are present. Not only did his announcement send tremors throughout the legal…

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GOP blocks amendment to allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to vets

Published: Jul 26, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Jul 26, 2017, 11:17 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The House Rules Committee decided Tuesday not to allow a medical marijuana amendment to proceed to a full vote, as part of the 2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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New York Physician Assistants Can Now Recommend Marijuana

New York physician assistants (PA’s) are now allowed to recommend marijuana to medical marijuana patients, they are the newest group of professionals allowed to do so – after nurse practitioners became eligible to legally prescribe back in November. New York physician assistants can also register with the state Department of Health (DOH)…

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Massachusetts Officials Move to Allow Nurses to Recommend Medical Cannabis, Other Changes

The Massachusetts Department of Health has presented to the Public Health Council new suggested rules that would overhaul the state’s medical cannabis law to make it easier for patients and those wanting to become patients. The new rules will go through a public comment period this fall before being voted…

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Massachusetts Officials Move to Allow Nurses to Recommend Medical Cannabis, Other Changes

The Massachusetts Department of Health has presented to the Public Health Council new suggested rules that would overhaul the state’s medical cannabis law to make it easier for patients and those wanting to become patients. The new rules will go through a public comment period this fall before being voted…

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Activists React To Congressional Vote To Allow VA Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana

Thursday was a very big day for veterans, and for cannabis reform supporters that have been fighting alongside veterans to get the federal government to lift the ban on VA doctors discussing medical marijuana with patients. Thursday Congress voted to pass amendments that lifted the ban. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the amendment in…

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