Will Medicaid Pay for a Medical Marijuana Card?

Will Medicaid Pay for a Medical Marijuana Card?

Medical cannabis is becoming a vital part of the health care system. In the thirty-five states where medical marijuana is legal, (including Puerto Rico and Washington DC), over 4 million patients currently hold a medical marijuana card. There’s a lot of demand for medical cannabis and its benefits these days. So, you may be surprised that insurance won’t cover your medical…

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Will a Medical Marijuana Card Show Up on a Background Check?

medical marijuana card and background checks

As of election day in November 2020, there are 36 states and four territories in the United States that have legalized the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. This is wonderful news for millions of Americans who can benefit from using marijuana as medicine. However, there are a number of questions that come up when you start…

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Process of Obtaining a Medical Marijuana Card in Pennsylvania

obtaining a medical marijuana card in PA

Though Pennsylvanian leaders continue their push toward recreational legalization, marijuana remains illegal with one major exception. Marijuana is legal for medical use. Unfortunately, it’s still much easier to get dangerous prescription opioids through the medical system. Receiving medical marijuana is not as simple as a prescription from your PCP. There is a process involved to obtain…

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Tasty and Effective: Your Ultimate How-to Guide to Making Incredible Edibles

guide to making incredible edibles

When people think of marijuana, they tend to associate it with some form of smoking. However, another popular way to consume marijuana, without the harsh burn of smoking, is by eating it. Thanks to a variety of successful legalization campaigns across the United States, marijuana is finally reaching mainstream acceptance. That means that there are now practically…

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Missouri Dispensaries Struggling with Limited Supply

Missouri Dispensaries struggling with limited supply

Medical marijuana is finally available to qualifying patients in Missouri, but supply remains limited. As of this writing, only 13 Missouri dispensaries have opened their doors. But with so few options and so much demand (over 65,000 patients registered so far, and thousands more applications being processed), businesses are finding themselves in a bit of…

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Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission to Help Shape Medical Marijuana Policies Nationwide

MD commission to help shape national marijuana policies

Regulators from Maryland recently made headlines by co-founding the new Cannabis Regulators Association, a nationwide coalition of cannabis policymakers. This move could have huge ramifications for future cannabis policy—including medical marijuana policy—in the U.S. Under the guidance of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC), Maryland has been a national leader in medical marijuana policy since…

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