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Medical Marijuana and Cancer

May 3, 2018

In states where cannabis is legal, it’s no surprise that many cancer patients and their loved ones have considered the possibility of trying medical marijuana. When faced with such a devastating disease, it’s common to explore every available avenue, even those outside the realm of conventional medicine. However, as with most alternative medications, there will…

Marijuana Effects: Weed on the Brain and the Body

April 26, 2018

America has nearly 55 million adults who have used marijuana once or twice in the past year, says the same 2017 survey by Yahoo! News and The Marist Post. Over 35 million of them are regular users, who use the drug at least once or twice every month. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia…

Medical Marijuana & Gun Laws Update: New Maryland Law in the Senate

April 12, 2018

Back in February, Green Health Docs published a blog about medical marijuana and gun laws. Due to federal laws regarding marijuana, Maryland residents cannot legally purchase or possess firearms upon attaining their medical marijuana patient status. Purchasing is especially problematic because of a question on the ATF Form 4473 that individuals are required to fill…

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

March 28, 2018

Law enforcement has a marijuana problem. Set aside the fact that marijuana is illegal at the federal level. Despite US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, that probably won’t be a problem much longer. Public opinion is moving towards legalization of medical marijuana at least, and maybe recreational as well. As the population fully awakens to not…

Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana and CBD Oil – Dr. Amin on the Profit with Purpose Podcast with Anna Goldstein

March 26, 2018

Dr. Shivani Amin was interviewed on the Profit with Purpose Podcast with Anna Goldstein. In this episode, we talk about how the biggest misconception about marijuana is that it can only be used as a drug. However, the plant has over 400 different chemical components and many components in the plant can be effectively filtered…

New Bill Would Prohibit Employers from Discriminating Against Medical Cannabis Users

March 6, 2018

A new bill was recently introduced in Maryland’s legislature that would prohibit employers from discriminating against legal medical cannabis users. Today, employers in Maryland can terminate you for testing positive for cannabis, even if you have a medical certification to use the plant and are enrolled in the state’s program.

Dr. Shivani Amin discusses replacement of opioids with the safe use of cannabis

February 23, 2018

Dr. Amin discusses the deadly impact of the opioid epidemic on the TKO show with Kara Ro. She discusses how cannabis has improved the lives of so many with chronic pain. Dr. Amin is a huge cannabis advocate and educates the nation about the safe use of this plant. She believes it can help combat…

Maryland Cannabis Physician discusses how marijuana can cease the Opioid epidemic

February 22, 2018

According to the CDC an average of 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Those numbers are only increasing in the states every day as more Americans are addicted to Opioids. Luckily, 29 states have approved cannabis for medicinal use. Cannabis has proven to be extremely effective for chronic and severe pain. Many…

Medical Marijuana and Gun Laws

February 1, 2018

Many people in Maryland own firearms for proper reasons such as hobby, sport or protection. However, law-abiding gun owners who register to be cannabis patients are considered criminals in the eyes of the federal government. The Gun Control Act of 1968 prevents cannabis users from purchasing firearms, since it restricts sales to anyone who “is…

Marijuana Myths and Cannabis Facts

January 31, 2018

I think it’s time for us to finally dispel some of that bad information we hear from people every day. In this day and age where information is readily available at our fingertips, I find it a little amusing that people still hold on to the lies that they’ve been told rather than doing the…