Limited Study Shows Promise for Idiopathic Recurrent Angioedema

(This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.*)  Abstract We present a case of a 27-year-old man with Continue reading Limited Study Shows Promise for Idiopathic Recurrent Angioedema

Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?

Reprinted without permission David Powell, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula, Mireille Jacobson NBER Working Paper No. 21345 Issued in July 2015 NBER Program(s):   HC   HE Many medical marijuana patients report using marijuana to alleviate chronic pain from musculoskeletal problems and other sources. If marijuana Continue reading Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?

The Case for Retaining and Improving the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

The case for Retaining and Improving the OMMP.

Introduction The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) has become an integral part of health care for some 70,000 Oregonians. It provides a vital service to many who have exhausted all other sources for relief from chronic pain, cancer and other debilitating conditions, Continue reading The Case for Retaining and Improving the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

First Congressional Medical Marijuana Legislation of the Year Focuses on Access for U.S. Veterans

“Veterans Equal Access Act” would allow VA physicians to recommend medical marijuana without federal censure February 03, 2015 | Kris Hermes Washington, DC — U.S. House Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and eight bipartisan Congressional cosponsors introduced the “Veterans Equal Access Continue reading First Congressional Medical Marijuana Legislation of the Year Focuses on Access for U.S. Veterans

American Academy Of Pediatrics: Reschedule Marijuana To Allow Research

Reprinted from The Weed Blog Marijuana opponents like Kevin Sabet want Americans to think that the only people that want to reform marijuana laws are addicted dopers and greedy business types. Marijuana opponents always want to talk about how marijuana reform Continue reading American Academy Of Pediatrics: Reschedule Marijuana To Allow Research