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Free Medical Marijuana Card for Veterans in Pennsylvania

Free Medical Marijuana Card for Veterans in Pennsylvania

Green Health Docs is honoring our nation’s heroes by providing free medical marijuana evaluations to Armed Forces veterans in Pennsylvania and other qualifying states. Any U.S. military veteran in the state can apply for this free program at no cost, and it takes less than a minute to enter. Read More

How to Rehydrate Marijuana to Perfection

How to Rehydrate Marijuana to Perfection

Did you know that you can rehydrate marijuana flower? It’s an important trick to have up your sleeve if you’ve ever tried to smoke dried out cannabis. The experience can be unpleasant: the brittle consistency, the poor flavor and aroma, and the burning sensation in the back of your throat. Thankfully, there are several rehydration methods that work. Read More

Illinois Medical Marijuana Laws Every Patient Must Know

Illinois Medical Marijuana Laws That Every Patient Must Know

The Prairie State is home to more than 108,000 registered cannabis patients, but a surprising number of these patients are unaware of the most important Illinois medical marijuana laws. It’s important to be informed about MMJ’s relationship to employment, gun ownership, and other key issues. We’ve created the following list to provide a basic overview. Read More

Patients’ Guide to Medical Marijuana for Neuropathy

Medical Marijuana patient rubbing foot hurting from Neuropathy

A growing number of states are allowing medical marijuana for peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain. If you struggle with the constant pain, numbness, and weakness associated with this common condition, cannabis may help to provide the relief you’re looking for. Read More

Ohio Medical Marijuana Laws That Every Patient Must Know

Ohio Medical Marijuana Laws That Every Patient Must Know

Ohio is home to nearly 100,000 registered cannabis patients, and if you count yourself among them, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the major Ohio medical marijuana laws. Failure to do so can have serious consequences, including fines or even jail time. We’ve compiled some of the most essential information here, but please speak with an attorney if you have questions about how the laws impact you. The following points are just basic outlines and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Read More

Does Marijuana Lose Its Potency?

Does Marijuana Lose Its Potency

As certified medical marijuana doctors, we often get asked the question “Does marijuana lose its potency?” Over time, cannabinoids degrade and marijuana loses its potency, reducing both the psychoactive and therapeutic effects. Patients have to be diligent about storing their cannabis properly and using it within the recommended time frame. The key is understanding how to properly store it and how quickly to use it. Read More

Is CBD Legal in Missouri?

Is CBD Legal in Missouri?

Patients often ask us whether CBD is legal in Missouri. Shops selling cannabidiol products are appearing all over the Show Me State, but most if not all of these retailers may be in violation of state law, which is one of the strictest in the nation. If you are thinking of purchasing that tincture or gummy product, there are a few things you will need to know first. Read More

7 Key Maryland Medical Marijuana Laws Patients Must Know

Maryland Medical Marijuana Laws statue

There are several key Maryland medical marijuana laws every current and prospective patient must know. For instance, did you know that you can get into serious legal hot water for owning a gun as a medical cardholder? Or that your card-carrying status doesn’t protect you from disciplinary action at work? We’ve listed the most important laws that every patient in Maryland should be aware of.

The following represents just a basic overview of state laws and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Speak to an attorney if you have any questions about the laws as they pertain to your own patient status. Read More

6 Important Missouri Medical Marijuana Laws

Missouri Medical Marijuana Laws That Every Patient Must Know

There are a few important Missouri medical marijuana laws to consider when becoming a legal patient. For instance, CBD is still largely prohibited in the state—even though CBD retailers are popping up everywhere. There are also strict possession limits for how MMJ patients can carry. And there’s the big question of whether Missouri patients can purchase a firearm.

The following represents a basic overview of state laws and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Speak to an attorney if you have any questions about the laws as they pertain to your own patient status. Read More

Is CBD Legal in Maryland?

Is CBD Legal in Maryland

The question of whether CBD is legal in Maryland is one that many patients ask our doctors. More than a quarter of Americans say they’ve tried CBD and CBD stores are popping up across the nation. But given that this compound is derived from the cannabis plant, there’s still a lot of confusion about its legality—and the confusion is compounded by the fact that different states have different guidelines. So can you get in trouble for using CBD in Maryland? Read More

New Jersey Allowing Telemedicine Evaluations for Medical Marijuana Amid COVID-19

New Jersey Allowing Telemedicine Evaluations for Medical Marijuana Amid COVID-19

New Jersey has become one of the latest medical marijuana states to allow telemedicine evaluations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that prospective patients can obtain their New Jersey medical marijuana card online via teleconference with a licensed medical professional. Read More

7 New Jersey Marijuana Laws You Must Know Immediately

important New Jersey marijuana laws

New Jersey marijuana laws are complex and strict. While the Garden State is more cannabis-friendly than some states in the union, marijuana use is still heavily restricted and regulated.

For instance, did you know that New Jersey has some of the nation’s toughest penalties on the books for people who grow marijuana at home? Or that certain medical patients can smoke an unlimited supply of cannabis? Yes, New Jersey’s laws are unique, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the key regulations. Read More

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card Application Process

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card Application Process

Nearly 70,000 Arkansans are certified to purchase medical marijuana. If you have a qualifying condition and would like to gain access to one of the state’s 16 (and counting) dispensaries, the Arkansas medical marijuana card application process is fairly easy and straightforward. Read More

Patients’ Comprehensive Guide to Medical Marijuana in New Jersey

Medical Marijuana in New Jersey - Everything Patients Must Know

There are more than 80,000 medical marijuana patients in New Jersey. If you already have a medical marijuana card, or if you’re thinking of applying for one, you’ll first need to familiarize yourself with the laws, the regulations, and the registration process. We’ve created this guide to help you become an informed patient. Read More