Archive for Category: Medical Marijuana

Prescription Drugs Based on Marijuana

For a “highly addictive drug with no medicinal value”, marijuana is the foundation of three separate medications that are currently on the market. For the purposes of this article the first medication doesn’t really count because it’s not approved in the United States, but it’s still worth noting if...

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Dallas Buyers Club

After seeing this movie, I did some more research into the Dallas Buyers Club. I learned that the writers took quite a bit of dramatic license in the telling of this tale. For example, the characters portrayed by Jared Leto and Jennifer Garner were created exclusively for the movie....

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Having Their Cake and Eating it Too

As the legalization of marijuana progresses across the county I’ve been seeing more & more articles about DEA agents and other such law enforcement employees switching sides. Leaving their positions as anti-drug enforcers and entering the world of marijuana sales. To be perfectly honest … I find it absolute...

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San Diego Passes Dispensary Regulations

Earlier this week the City Council of San Diego, CA passed the second set of medical marijuana regulations in 3 years and they still haven’t done a very good job at addressing patient concerns. Rather, they seem determined to keep the medical marijuana that California voters approved 17 years...

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Marijuana refugees face real estate challenges

Making two interstate moves in a matter of months, with two young children in tow, wasn’t something Moriah Barnhart had planned for. But within weeks of her 2-year-old daughter, Dahlia, being diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor, Barnhart packed the family’s bags. They moved from Tampa, Fla., to Memphis,...

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Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases

Doctors in Colorado are sounding an alarm about the dangers of synthetic marijuana after seeing a surge of emergency cases tied to its use. The products, sold under names like Black Mamba, Crazy Clown, K2 and Spice, sent at least 263 people for emergency treatment statewide over a one-month...

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