In a March 18, 2016 report, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released its guidelines on Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. In this article, the CDC cautions clinicians in testing for substances “for which results would not affect patient management.” “Clinicians should Continue reading CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
We are pleased to present our synopsis of the changes to the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program made by House Bill 3400. We have published it on our website so that you can download it for your files. We are asking Continue reading Patients, Growers, and Caregivers. What HB 3400 means to you.
(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
Reprinted without permission Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Mar;68:260-7. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2013.12.026. Epub 2014 Jan 4. Cannabidiol protects liver from binge alcohol-induced steatosis by mechanisms including inhibition of oxidative stress and increase in autophagy. . Abstract Acute alcohol drinking induces steatosis, Continue reading Cannabidiol Protects Liver
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?
Compassionate Oregon was disappointed this session because so much of the legislation and debate around Cannabis was business-centric and many of the ideas we proposed for patients in Compassionate Oregon’s House Bill 2821 were left on the cutting room floor. Continue reading Oregon Senate Bill 844 Adds New Condition to OMMP
A lot of Oregonians have questions about what happens when with the new laws. We have listed five dates below that will affect patients. We have also listed the local city and county opt-out provisions Stay tuned for a detailed Continue reading New Laws & Effective Dates & Opt-out
Compassionate Oregon is now offering training for health care professionals on Medical Marijuana in Oregon. Health care professionals serving patients who use medical marijuana need to know about the Oregon program in order to protect patients, educate family members, avoid Continue reading Training Opportunity for Health Care Organizations
Oregon’s Ballot Measure 91 legalizing personal use of marijuana by adult Oregonians takes effect today. July 1st, the “freedom” day set forth in Measure 91, is finally here! Many thanks to all those that worked on the campaign and for Continue reading Marijuana Now Legal for All Oregonians
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