Pennsylvania medical marijuana program to allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Patients in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program should be able to obtain the drug in dry leaf or flower form for vaporization by sometime this summer, the Wolf administration announced Monday. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said she was accepting that and other recommendations made recently by an…

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Pennsylvania medical marijuana program may allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state medical marijuana board recommended Monday that Pennsylvania allow the sale of marijuana in dry leaf form, in theory to allow users to vaporize and inhale it, and expand the kinds of medical conditions it can be used to treat, including cancer remission therapy. The Medical…

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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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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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