Op-ed: Veterans using medical marijuana in defiance of backward federal policy

Published: Nov 6, 2017, 12:15 pm • Updated: Nov 6, 2017, 1:48 pm By Joe Davidson, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Joshua James Frey is clear: “Without medical marijuana I would be dead.” This Marine Corps veteran is a two-time Purple Heart awardee. He is among the former warfighters, led…

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North Dakota state employees will be discouraged from using medical marijuana

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 2:58 pm By The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — Medical marijuana is on the minds of county leaders as they gather in Bismarck for their annual conference. Local government representatives gathered for their first session on Monday to discuss…

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Developmentally disabled man evicted from group home for using medical marijuana

Published: Sep 25, 2017, 2:59 pm • Updated: Sep 25, 2017, 2:59 pm By The Associated Press SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A Maine family is searching for help after their developmentally disabled son was evicted from a federally funded group home for using medical marijuana to help calm seizures. The Portland…

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DOJ is secretly using IRS to investigate Colorado marijuana businesses, lawsuit says

Published: Sep 1, 2017, 3:44 pm • Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 7:58 pm By David Migoya, The Denver Post The U.S. Department of Justice is secretly using the Internal Revenue Service to conduct criminal investigations into otherwise legitimate marijuana businesses in Colorado under the guise of tax audits, lawyers for…

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Patients, Especially Epileptics, Report Overall Good Health After Using Medical Cannabis

Patients, Especially Epileptics, Report Overall Good Health After Using Medical Cannabis In a research study presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, medical cannabis patients reported “clinically meaningful” health outcomes than those who didn’t’ use the plant, according to an article on Medpage Today.…

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Half Of People Who Use CBD Products Stop Using Pharmaceutical Drugs

Survey Shows That Almost Half Of People Who Use CBD Products Stop Using Pharmaceutical Drugs A recent article on Forbes written by Debra Borchardt discusses the results of the largest survey ever done analyzing cannabidiol (CBD) use, with interesting, albeit not surprising, results. CBD is a non-psychoactive compound in cannabis;…

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Massachusetts’ top court says workers can’t be fired for using medical marijuana

Published: Jul 17, 2017, 4:47 pm • Updated: Jul 17, 2017, 7:02 pm By The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that a woman who says she was fired for using marijuana legally obtained to treat Crohn’s Disease can sue her former employer. The state Supreme Judicial…

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Legalization trend: College students using more marijuana, study finds

Published: Jun 15, 2017, 11:06 am • Updated: Jun 15, 2017, 11:06 am By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A study by Oregon State University researchers has found college students at an undisclosed large public university in the state are using more marijuana since recreational pot became legal two…

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