Category Archives: Medical Marijuana

Walgreens’ Blog Comes Out for Medical Marijuana

Almost half the states in the Union—along with the District of Columbia—have approved the use of medical marijuana. “So while there’s no national consensus—yet—about exactly what marijuana can be used to treat, Walgreens’ Health and Wellness blog has begun informing … Continue reading

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DEA Marijuana Study OK Hints of Schedule 1 Change

The Drug Enforcement Agency has just announced it’s approved a Colorado effort to study whether marijuana can be used to help veterans cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. “Marijuana is currently legal for recreational use in Colorado. But frustratingly, it’s … Continue reading

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Senate Bill Would Allow Vets Medical Marijuana

Surviving combat is difficult enough, but for many veterans, returning to everyday life can be a minefield. For physical pain, doctors at the Veterans Administration have historically been far from shy about handing out powerful drugs like Vicodin, Percocet and Oxycodone, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania has become the latest state in the union to legalize medical marijuana. With the Keystone State in the green column, that means nearly half of U.S. states now permit marijuana to be used as a treatment option. According to … Continue reading

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Real Voices on Marijuana and PTSD Treatment

The Stranger is a Seattle alt-weekly, and it’s probably most famous for being the pages where Savage Love, Dan Savage’s internationally syndicated sex advice column, found its first audience. Generally, the paper treads the typical beat—music, movies, food—of a local rag. … Continue reading

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