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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 […]

Medical Marijuana: A Hazy State of Affairs for Nurses : ...




                Marijuana will remain a Schedule l controlled substance, which declares it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” the DEA said. Read more (with video): DEA declines to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana – CNN.com     […]

DEA declines to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana – CNN.com


The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved dronabinol oral solution (Syndros, Insys Therapeutics, Inc) for the treatment of anorexia associated with weight loss in patients with AIDS and for nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy in patients who fail to respond adequately to conventional antiemetic treatments, according […]

FDA Approves THC product from Insys | O’Shaughnessy’s