Monthly Archives: August 2017


The nation’s first federally approved study to see if medical marijuana can ease pain for those with terminal illnesses is under way. Advocates hope it will make patients less reliant on opioids. Source: This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make Dying Less Painful

This Hospice Is Hoping To Prove That Cannabis Can Make ...





    A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. Source: Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and […]

Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and ...


 ALBANY — The state Department of Health has given conditional approval to five companies seeking new licenses to grow, produce and sell medical marijuana products, with plans to dole out full registrations later this month if those companies meet certain requirements. In an affidavit included with court papers filed in […]

State prepares for new medical marijuana companies