Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission to Help Shape Medical Marijuana Policies Nationwide
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…Read More
Can You Get Medical Marijuana for Prostate Cancer in Missouri?
More and more prostate cancer patients in Missouri are turning to medical marijuana to supplement their treatment. But does it work? In what ways does it specifically help? And does prostate cancer legally qualify you for medical marijuana in the first place?Read More
Can You Get Medical Marijuana for CRPS in Maryland?
Do you live with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in the state of Maryland? If so, you may qualify for a medical marijuana card. While cannabis is a relatively novel treatment approach for CRPS, it may offer some degree of symptom relief without the side effects of common drugs.Read More
Can You Get Medical Marijuana for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Maryland?
Maryland patients may have a new treatment option for carpal tunnel syndrome: medical marijuana. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) impacts over 8 million Americans every year, and it can be difficult to treat. Extreme measures like wrist-splinting and surgery aren’t always effective, and conventional medications only offer short-term relief—often with severe side effects. Some states are…Read More
Can You Get Medical Marijuana for Bipolar Disorder in Missouri?
Bipolar disorder affects more than 2.3 million Americans, about 1% of the general population, and a growing number are turning to medical marijuana as an alternative or supplement to conventional medications. The state of Missouri, though, won’t issue a medical marijuana for just any condition. You must have one of the state’s qualifying conditions. So,…Read More
Can You Get a Medical Card for Anxiety in PA?
More than 18% of the American population lives with an anxiety disorder, and a growing number—including many Pennsylvania residents—are turning to medical marijuana. Governor Tom Wolf legalized medicinal cannabis in April of 2016, and Pennsylvania is now notable for being a state whose medical marijuana program caters to anxiety sufferers—with a few restrictions and caveats.Read More
Can You Get Medical Marijuana for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Utah?
About one in five Utah adults lives with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and some are considering a unique treatment option: medical marijuana. But can you actually get medical marijuana for rheumatoid arthritis in Utah? And does it work? The answers are a bit complicated.Read More
How to Read Medical Marijuana Labels
Every medical marijuana product is packaged with a descriptive label that highlights important information for patients. The packaging requirements are different in each state, but there are a few common details that you’re likely to find on most medical marijuana labels.Read More
Joplin, MO, Dispensaries to Open by End of December
Joplin is about to become the latest Missouri community to offer medical marijuana services. This is welcome news for locals who count themselves among the state’s 67,000 medical cannabis patients. Although the state has approved 192 dispensaries (24 in each congressional district), only 16 such facilities have opened their doors thus far.Read More
Your Complete Guide to Utah Medical Marijuana Laws
Utah legislators passed the Utah Medical Cannabis Act in December 2018, and while the measure offers numerous benefits for patients in the state, it also comes with a long list of laws and stipulations. Becoming a patient is the easy part: You just need a qualifying medical condition and a valid Utah ID. Get a…Read More