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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…

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Veterans and PTSD: A Maryland Cannabis Physician’s Perspective

January 22, 2018

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a huge issue that many veterans in our country face today. The Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital offers many different treatment options for this condition, including support groups, but they are still missing a key piece of the puzzle. Even though medical cannabis has been proven to help with PTSD, it…

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Cole Memo Rescinded: Medical Marijuana Program Ramifications

January 5, 2018

So word has it that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going to rescind the Cole memo that has kept the Feds out of legal cannabis states. Sessions will instead let federal prosecutors decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana laws in states where marijuana is legal. Do We Really Need Jeff Sessions for our Medical…

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My First Day Purchasing Medical Cannabis in Maryland: A Patient’s Perspective

December 24, 2017

As Maryland patients are finally able to purchase medical cannabis from local dispensaries, one Green Health Docs patient wanted to share his story and his feelings on December 1, 2017.  This was the first day dispensaries were open in the state of Maryland and the first time this patient has EVER purchased marijuana from ANY…

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Medical Marijuana Cards for Children in Maryland

Medical Marijuana Cards For Children in Maryland: A Physician’s Take

December 8, 2017

In Maryland, children are able to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program if they are accompanied by a parent/guardian for their visit and meet criteria for having failed other medications prior to seeking marijuana.   Thankfully, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) realized the importance of medical marijuana for children and approved this so…

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Dear Maryland Cannabis Commission, Another Argument in Favor of Out of State Patients

November 21, 2017

Okay, I’ve had time to digest the decision of the MMCC to not allow out of state patients access to life-changing medicine based off of their address. I’ve come to grips with thousands of people still having to go through black market sources and all that comes with that to obtain their medicine.  Not to…

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Maryland’s Cannabis Program: Q&A + My Take

November 7, 2017

Working for a medical cannabis evaluation clinic allows me the opportunity to speak with many people openly and honestly about the benefits of medical cannabis. It is the most rewarding part of my job. I take the responsibility of educating others about medical cannabis very seriously, and I appreciate the opportunity to answer the questions…

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MMCC (Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission) Fails Out of State Patients

October 25, 2017

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission denies thousands of patients through a new decision. Earlier this week the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) announced that they will be changing the laws as it pertains to out of state patients. The MMCC has had out of state applications on hold for months while they were deciding what to…

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Maryland Cannabis Physician

October 16, 2017

The World-Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has removed CBD from its banned list of substances. WADA delivered a statement on September 29, 2017 stating that “Cannabidiol is no longer prohibited.” They did warn however that THC was till on their list of banned substances. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 80+ chemical compounds found in the…

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Green Health Docs Medical Marijuana Evaluation Center is Opening in Rockville, Maryland!

October 6, 2017

Green Health Docs, the nation’s premier medical marijuana evaluation practice, is opening its 2nd site in Rockville, Maryland on June 30th, 2017! This will further Green Health Docs reach and commitment to helping patients find relief through Medical Marijuana! This will also help combat the nation’s opioid epidemic even more.

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