Monthly Archives: December 2015


Anti-drug activists might not like to hear this, but it seems legalising marijuana for medical use is good for people’s health. Or at least, it’s having a big impact on obesity, according to Cornell University and San Diego State University researchers. Source:  Legal Cannabis Leads to Drop in Obesity as […]

Legal Cannabis Leads to Drop in Obesity as Fewer People ...


LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Local medical marijuana patients will soon be able to buy a much tastier version of their doses. Nevada Pure a dispensary starts selling their new line of gummy bears and candies next week. Kathy Gillespie was already a successful business owner when she decided to infuse […]

Local dispensary able to provide medical marijuana edible to patients


All of us here at the ACNA would like to wish you a joyous holiday season and a happy and above all, HEALTHY New Year! As we continue to work together to spread education and support for medical cannabis, may this season find you surrounded by those you hold most dear!

Happy Holidays from ACNA!



ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials have decided to allow residents with intractable pain to buy medical marijuana starting in August. A state official briefed on the decision confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to comment ahead of an official announcement. Health […]

Minnesota expands medical marijuana to intractable pain patients


When medical marijuana is legal statewide but illegal under federal law, things get tricky for patients. Once a week, 50-year-old Raymundo Marrufo drives 22 miles from Deming, New Mexico to the state’s second largest city, Las Cruces. It’s the medical marijuana dispensary that brings him there, the closest place to […]

Medical Marijuana’s Catch-22


BURLINGTON, Vt. —Medical marijuana will be the subject of a new class at the University of Vermont in the spring. Two college of medicine professors crafted the course on cannabis, which is possibly the first academic program of its kind in the country. Source:  UVM professors launching course on medical […]

UVM professors launching course on medical cannabis