WA: PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries Become Qualifying Medical Cannabis Conditions on Friday

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Washington State’s Senate Bill 5052, which was signed by Governor Inslee in April and makes numerous changes to the state’s medical cannabis law, has a provision in it that adds post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries to the list of conditions that qualify an individual to become a medical cannabis patient. That...

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Addiction Pirates: How Companies Have Turned Prohibition into a Cash Cow

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The "addiction pirates" of the old millennium used prohibition like the slickest of con artists to extract cash from the economy. The con was to over-hype a problem and then rake in the cash with highly developed marketing and sales campaigns promising to cut a ......

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Study: Cannabis Improves Healing of Broken Bones, Makes them Harder to Break

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Cannabis greatly improves the healing process of broken bones, and makes the bones harder to break in the future, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

For the study, two sets of rats were injected with the cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD), and with a combination of CBD and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

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Cannabis for Autism: Michigan at the Forefront

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In 2012 Jenny Allen, the mother of an autistic child, petitioned LARA to include autism as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis. The review panel ultimately voted 7-2 against the approval. Panel members suggested that there wasn’t enough peer-reviewed researc......

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