Call to Action – Save the OMMP

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 Uncertainty for Patients. Oppose the “dash ones” and support HB Read more…

Cannabis as Stigmatized Medicine

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 role stigma plays in seeking treatment are not new in Read more…

Chron’s Disease & Cannabis

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 been show in this small sampling to benefit those suffering Read more…

Medical Cannabis Laws and Opioid Analgesic Overdose Mortality in the United States, 1999-2010

In a 2014 report of a study conducted by Marcus A. Bachhuber, MD; Brendan Saloner, PhD; Chinazo O. Cunningham, MD, MS to “determine the association between the presence of state medical cannabis laws and opioid analgesic overdose mortality,” they wrote, “increased access to medical cannabis may reduce opioid analgesic use by patients with chronic pain, and therefore Read more…