This is a report from the recent Oncology Nurses Society Conference in Denver, Colorado.  Panelists discussed the path oncology nurses must navigate that includes not only an increasingly complex web of state medical marijuana laws, with varying provisions and roles for healthcare providers, but also a medical science that is […]

Oncology Nurses Help Patients Navigate Medicinal Marijuana Complexities

Medical marijuana is giving some serious competition to the prescription drug industry. A new analysis of Medicaid claims found that prescriptions to treat pain, nausea, seizures, psychosis and depression plummeted in the 23 states and District of Columbia where medical marijuana was legal in 2014. Source: Prescriptions Plummet in Medical […]

Prescriptions Plummet in Medical Marijuana States — Pain News Network

A study published in the American Journal of Medicine showed that frequent and active cannabis users were able to metabolize carbohydrates more efficiently than those who didn’t use cannabis. The study examined about 4,657 men and women between 2005 and 2010. 48 percent of the participants smoked cannabis at least […]

Why Marijuana Is A Power Plant For People With Diabetes