Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Sales Top $86 Million

Arkansas opened its first medical marijuana dispensaries in May 2019. Since that time, the state has been scrambling to fine-tune its program and create an efficient system for all patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the fledgling program, but it has also given way to new, more patient-friendly practices like improved sanitation, greater access to delivery, and telemedicine evaluations. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Nausea in Ohio?

nauseous Ohio medical marijuana patient

Ohio currently recognizes 21 qualifying conditions for prospective medical marijuana patients. Nausea doesn’t appear on the list, but you may still qualify as a patient. Nausea is a symptom of numerous medical conditions, several of which are recognized as qualifying conditions by Ohio’s Board of Pharmacy. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for HIV/AIDS in Ohio?

Medical Marijuana for HIV AIDS in Ohio

Medical marijuana may be effective for numerous symptoms associated with HIV treatment. If you’re an Ohio resident who lives with the virus, there’s good news: HIV/AIDS is recognized as one of the Board of Pharmacy’s 21 qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. You can even get certified online with a telemedicine evaluation. Read More

Can You Get a Maryland Medical Marijuana Card for Parkinson’s Disease?

Doctor consults Parkinson's disease patient for Medical Marijuana in Maryland

If you’re a Maryland resident living with Parkinson’s disease, medical marijuana may provide you with some symptom relief and improve your quality of life. There has been some confusion as to whether Parkinson’s patients qualify for medical marijuana in Maryland, as the state doesn’t explicitly list the disease among its qualifying conditions. However, the language of the law does make it clear that most Parkinson’s sufferers are in fact eligible. Read More

The Ohio Medical Cannabis Program Is Thriving During COVID-19

Ohio Medical Cannabis patients

Ohio’s fledgling medical marijuana program is seeing an influx of new patients, and the COVID-19 pandemic may be largely responsible. According to data from the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, sales have been picking up significantly since February, right before Gov. Mike DeWine first unrolled the state’s ‘Safe at Home’ order. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Cancer in Arkansas?

Medical Marijuana Card for Cancer in Arkansas

If you live in Arkansas and are battling cancer, cannabis may provide some relief. The Arkansas Department of Health has listed cancer among its qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. If you’re interested in obtaining a medical marijuana card for cancer in Arkansas, Green Health Docs can help you get certified. Click here to apply for your Arkansas medical marijuana card. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Depression in Missouri?

medical marijuana patient with depression in Missouri

Over 16 million U.S. adults have at least one major depressive episode in any given year. That’s nearly 7 percent of the population. Millions more suffer from mild to moderate depression, and the COVID-19 pandemic is only making matters worse as people feel increasingly helpless and isolated. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Chronic Pain in Arkansas?

Arkansas medical marijuana patient with chronic neck pain

Chronic pain is the No. 1 reason why patients seek medical marijuana. But if you’re hoping to obtain a medical marijuana card for chronic pain in Arkansas, you may be confused by the language of the law. This guide will provide clarity to the issue. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Expirations Suspended Due to COVID-19

Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary budtender serving medical cannabis

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, the Arkansas Department of Health has announced that it will be suspending medical marijuana expirations until further notice. This applies to both patient and caregiver medical marijuana cards. Read More

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Advocates Want More Cultivation Facilities

Arkansas medical marijuana grower working inside growing facility

If you’re an Arkansas medical marijuana patient, you may have noticed that your medicine is pretty costly. Local cannabis advocates are pushing for a simple solution: more cultivation facilities. It’s yet to be seen whether increased cultivation will result in lower prices, but if data from neighboring Oklahoma is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Autism in Missouri?

medical marijuana for autism in missouri

There’s good news for Missouri residents living with autism spectrum disorders: autism is listed among the state’s qualifying conditions for a Missouri medical marijuana card. However, if you’re considering cannabis for yourself or a loved one, there are a few things you need to know. Read More

Medical Marijuana for IBS

medical marijuana for irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome impacts as much as 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. population, but there may be some hope for relief in the form of medical marijuana for IBS sufferers. A growing body of research highlights cannabis as a potentially effective treatment for both the symptoms and the root cause. And although most states don’t specifically recognize IBS as a qualifying condition, there are conditions under which a patient may still qualify. Read More

Over 800 Appeals Filed for Missouri Dispensary Licenses

Could More Missouri Dispensaries Be On the Way

Earlier this year, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) approved 192 medical marijuana dispensary licenses, 24 in each of the state’s eight congressional districts. The DHSS also awarded 60 licenses to cultivation facilities and 86 to product makers. But the matter appears far from settled. With many patients already holding their Missouri marijuana card, one of the key developments is the fact that over 800 rejected business applicants (including dispensary owners) have already filed appeals. Read More

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Anxiety in Missouri?

Can You Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Anxiety in Missouri

Studies have shown that cannabis can be highly effective for relieving anxiety. As Missouri deploys its medical cannabis program, patients considering getting their Missouri medical marijuana card are wondering if their anxiety disorder will qualify them for certification. While anxiety isn’t explicitly listed on the state’s official list of qualifying conditions, there may be some hope for anxiety sufferers seeking relief. Read More