Post OLCC Meeting Summary

OLCC RAC MEETING WORTH ATTENDING! We want to thank everyone that showed up to support our efforts to raise the patient voice and to Restore the 24. We packed the room! Everyone there did a great job. The green and Continue reading Post OLCC Meeting Summary

OLCC Limits Medical Purchases

On August 23, 2018 the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) adopted a temporary rule restricting patient access to a one-time daily purchase of one ounce of usable marijuana. This overbroad rule is unacceptable, and outrage from patients, caregivers and retailers Continue reading OLCC Limits Medical Purchases

AG Yes On Denying Deschutes Carte Blanc Access To OMMP

Based on a request of OHA by Deschutes County Sheriff’s office and DA for a complete list of all OMMP grow sites in their county, the OHA recently asked the AG’s office for an opinion on the issue of disclosing Continue reading AG Yes On Denying Deschutes Carte Blanc Access To OMMP

Two Studies Show Medical Cannabis Laws Associated with Significant Reductions in Opioid Prescribing in Medicare Part D Population.

Prescriptions for all opioids decreased by 3.742 million daily doses per year when medical cannabis dispensaries opened.  Medical cannabis policies may be one mechanism that can encourage lower prescription opioid use and serve as a harm abatement tool in the Continue reading Two Studies Show Medical Cannabis Laws Associated with Significant Reductions in Opioid Prescribing in Medicare Part D Population.

World Health Organization – Update of Cannabis and its medical use

The World Health Organization issues report on Cannabis and its medical use.   Summary and Conclusions “It has been advanced that whole plant cannabis can be used for multiple therapeutic purposes. The evidence presented on potential medical uses and risks Continue reading World Health Organization – Update of Cannabis and its medical use

Trial of Cannabidiol for Drug-Resistant Seizures in the Dravet Syndrome

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