Monthly Archives: January 2016


ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new survey shows many doctors in Minnesota are reluctant to accept medical marijuana as a treatment option. The survey was released Tuesday to the state’s Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research. It was conducted by task force member Dr. Charles Reznikoff, an addiction specialist […]

Minnesota docs hesitant on medical marijuana program, survey shows


The Senate failed to pass legislation again this year that would legalize non-smokable forms of marijuana under the state’s medical pot program. That means nearly 180,000 medical marijuana patients in Michigan remain in limbo, as do their caregivers and suppliers. It’s unfair to patients working within the law, adopted by […]

Editorial: Protect access to medical marijuana


Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds found in marijuana flowers that provide medical relief for a variety of symptoms including pain, muscle spasms and more. Cannabis contains at least 85 known cannabinoids and many are known to have medical value. These cannabinoids work their medicinal magic by imitating compounds our bodies […]

Let’s talk cannabinoids: The many medical uses of cannabis compounds



CHICAGO – A statewide coalition plans to launch a social media campaign to press Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration to expand the medical marijuana pilot program to more patients. The advocacy group’s campaign will use the hashtag slogan #ApproveThe8. The eight conditions are autism, irritable bowel syndrome, osteoarthritis, PTSD and four […]

Illinois patients push for medical marijuana expansion


Raymond Schwab is a 40-year-old Gulf War veteran. He served from 1994 to 1996 in the Navy and later qualified for a 50 percent disability rating. He lived in Colorado when the state legalized medical marijuana and obtained his own card. The turning point in his family life began with a […]

Kansas holds children of Colorado veteran who uses medical marijuana


For the first time, researchers have completed a study that proves medical marijuana can treat migraines. A study like this has never been done before due to federal regulations preventing scientists in the U.S. from obtaining cannabis for research. Throughout the years, migraine and headache sufferers have turned to smoking pot […]

Medical Marijuana May Be A Cure For Migraines, And Many ...