Denver doctors say 11-month-old boy’s deadly heart condition was likely related to marijuana

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 11:13 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 1:47 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post An 11-month-old Colorado boy’s death from a heart condition was likely related to ingestion of marijuana, two Denver doctors have concluded, but the precise link remains unclear. The boy’s death was…

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After years of lobbying by veterans, Colorado adds PTSD as medical marijuana condition

Published: Jun 6, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Jun 6, 2017, 8:50 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Post-traumatic stress disorder is now a qualifying condition for doctor-recommended medical marijuana in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday signed Senate Bill 17 into law. The bill opens the doors for…

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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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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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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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