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The Trump “drug team” seems divergent in their personal opinions about drug policy.     Source: The new White House drug czar has quite an idea for where to put nonviolent drug users – The Washington Post

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  As states grapple with the re-integration of medical cannabis into the physician’s compendium, there are hundreds of small dramas being played out all across the nation, indeed all around the globe. Many go unreported except for local coverage. The process isn’t as sexy as tie-dyed hippies with mammoth bongs […]

Sensible Minnesota: Using Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain | Cannabis ...


  Carey Clark, a medical professional for more than 20 years, only recently opened her eyes to the benefits of cannabis legalization. Here is her story. Source: How a Maine Nurse is Leading Cannabis Legalization in the Northeast | Leafly Editor’s Note: Carey Clark is a member of the American […]

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In Massachusetts efforts are underway to make things a bit easier for medical cannabis patients. A proposal would allow nurse practitioners to certify patients for marijuana use and let dispensaries post prices online. Source: State moves to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana – The Boston Globe […]

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  Two states are poised to amend their existing medical cannabis laws and admit PTSD patients. In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill that allows PTSD patients to access medical cannabis. In Colorado panel of state lawmakers voted 5-0 to recommend adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of qualifying […]

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    But nurses are caught in a difficult position. Yes, medical marijuana may be legal according to the laws of a state, but at the federal level the drug remains a Schedule I controlled substance … This dichotomy creates a tension between patients wanting to use marijuana for certain conditions […]

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