Oct 13, 2017 — On August 31, 2017, the Oregon Health Authority issued a letter notifying growers under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) that they must tell the OHA whether they are going to continue to grow for patients Continue reading And the Rules Keep on Changing
American Legion adopts Resolution, becomes first Veterans organization to advocate for Cannabis reform. NINETY-EIGHTH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE AMERICAN LEGION Cincinnati, Ohio August 30, 31, September 1, 2016 Resolution No. 11: Medical Marijuana Research Origin: Louisiana Submitted by: Convention Committee on Continue reading American Legion urge Congress to remove Marijuana from schedule I
Orrin Devinsky, M.D., J. Helen Cross, Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C.H., Linda Laux, M.D., Eric Marsh, M.D., Ian Miller, M.D., Rima Nabbout, M.D., Ingrid E. Scheffer, M.B., B.S., Ph.D., Elizabeth A. Thiele, M.D., Ph.D., and Stephen Wright, M.D., for the Cannabidiol in Dravet Continue reading Trial of Cannabidiol for Drug-Resistant Seizures in the Dravet Syndrome
In a recent statement to the Oregonian, Sen. Ginny Burdick – (D) Dist. 18, and Co-chair of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Regulation, stated, “… medical marijuana growers are a chief source of black market cannabis leaving the state. She said Continue reading Oregon Majority Leader Blames Medical Marijuana Growers for Leakage.
CALL TO ACTION ▪ SAVE OMMP Talking points – HB 2198 ♦ Committee targets OMMP growers! ♦ Requires OLCC licenses! ♦ OLCC limits patient access to medicine! Act Now! ♦ Call the Committee and tell them STOP THE INTEGRATION. ♦ New amendments create Continue reading Call to Action – Save the OMMP
In a article published in the February 2013, Harm Reduction Journal entitled, “Perceptions of cannabis as a stigmatized medicine: a qualitative descriptive study” authors Joan L Bottorff, Laura JL Bissell, Lynda G Balneaves, John L Oliffe, N Rielle Capler and Jane Buxton, state, “Experiences of stigma among those with illness and the Continue reading Cannabis as Stigmatized Medicine
Treatment of Crohn’s Disease with Cannabis: An Observational Study Timna Naftali MD1, Lihi Bar Lev BA2, Doron Yablekovitz MD1, Elisabeth Half MD1 and Fred M. Konikoff MD1 In a recent study and the first of its kind, Cannabis has Continue reading Chron’s Disease & Cannabis
In a study by Ashley C. Bradford1 and W. David Bradford2, out of the University of Georgia, it was shown that “national overall reductions in Medicare program and enrollee spending when states implemented medical marijuana laws were estimated to be $165.2 million per year Continue reading Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Prescription Medication Use In Medicare Part D