chronic pain marijuana cannabis
Marijuana Studies

Majority Of Medical Cannabis Patients Are Seeking Pain Relief Per Study

Most US patients registered to access medical cannabis cite chronic pain as their primary qualifying condition, according to data published in the journal Health Affairs. Investigators from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor reviewed patient registration data from the majority of states that provide medical cannabis access. (Some states, notably California and Maine, […]

cbd cannabidiol
Marijuana Business

Potency Of Commercially Marketed CBD Products Questioned

Independent testing reveals that many commercially marketed CBD-infused products contain lower percentages of cannabidiol than are advertised on the products’ label, according to an investigation conducted by NBC News in Miami. Investigators submitted 35 commercially available products for third-party independent lab testing. “Of the 35 samples … tested, 20 of them had […]

Marijuana Studies

Patients With Endometriosis Report Relief From Cannabis According To Study

Women with endometriosis report that cannabis is most effective at self-managing their pain, according to data published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Australian researchers surveyed 484 endometriosis patients with regard to self-management strategies. Respondents reported that cannabis was the most effective option to relieve pain symptoms (rating a 7.6 on […]

veterans marijuana
Medical Marijuana

Survey: Three Of Four Military Veterans Would Consider Using Medical Cannabis

Seventy-five percent of military veterans say that they would consider using either “cannabis or cannabinoid products as a treatment option,” according to member survey data compiled by the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). The organization represents over 400,000 veterans nationwide. Under existing federal regulations, physicians affiliated with the Department […]

andrew cuomo marijuana cannabis
Marijuana Legalization

Coalition Urges NY Governor To Improve Marijuana Legalization Bill To Center Racial And Economic Justice

On February 12th, members of the Start SMART NY coalition (Sensible Marijuana Access through Regulated Trade) will lay out their vision for a just marijuana industry and demand that Governor Cuomo incorporate the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act into his proposed recreational marijuana legalization plan. The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA, […]