Cannabis edibles are extremely popular among medical marijuana patients because they’re smoke-free and easy to consume, but are edibles dangerous? You’ve undoubtedly heard the stories of “bad trips” resulting from overconsumption, but there are ways to enjoy these products safely. Most importantly, always get a doctor’s consultation before using edibles. A knowledgeable physician can advise you on the dosage and what to expect. Read More
If you’re considering medical marijuana but you’re averse to the idea of smoking it, you have a range of other consumption options available. There are over 4 million legal medical marijuana patients nationwide, and this thriving marketplace has paved the way for a myriad of products and delivery systems, some of which are relatively new. If you don’t want to consume cannabis the old-fashioned way, consider just a few other ways to use marijuana without smoking it. Read More
If you have a Maryland medical marijuana card, you can access cannabis without the threat of arrest—but that doesn’t mean you can’t get fired for using medical marijuana. If your employer imposes a workplace drug policy, you need to understand the potential ramifications of maintaining medical marijuana treatment. Read More
Did you know that you can rehydrate marijuana flower? It’s an important trick to have up your sleeve if you’ve ever tried to smoke dried out cannabis. The experience can be unpleasant: the brittle consistency, the poor flavor and aroma, and the burning sensation in the back of your throat. Thankfully, there are several rehydration methods that work. Read More
The Prairie State is home to more than 108,000 registered cannabis patients, but a surprising number of these patients are unaware of the most important Illinois medical marijuana laws. It’s important to be informed about MMJ’s relationship to employment, gun ownership, and other key issues. We’ve created the following list to provide a basic overview. Read More
A growing number of states are allowing medical marijuana for peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain. If you struggle with the constant pain, numbness, and weakness associated with this common condition, cannabis may help to provide the relief you’re looking for. Read More
Ohio is home to nearly 100,000 registered cannabis patients, and if you count yourself among them, it’s important that you familiarize yourself with the major Ohio medical marijuana laws. Failure to do so can have serious consequences, including fines or even jail time. We’ve compiled some of the most essential information here, but please speak with an attorney if you have questions about how the laws impact you. The following points are just basic outlines and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Read More
As certified medical marijuana doctors, we often get asked the question “Does marijuana lose its potency?” Over time, cannabinoids degrade and marijuana loses its potency, reducing both the psychoactive and therapeutic effects. Patients have to be diligent about storing their cannabis properly and using it within the recommended time frame. The key is understanding how to properly store it and how quickly to use it. Read More
There are a few important Missouri medical marijuana laws to consider when becoming a legal patient. For instance, CBD is still largely prohibited in the state—even though CBD retailers are popping up everywhere. There are also strict possession limits for how MMJ patients can carry. And there’s the big question of whether Missouri patients can purchase a firearm.
The following represents a basic overview of state laws and should not be interpreted as legal advice. Speak to an attorney if you have any questions about the laws as they pertain to your own patient status. Read More
New Jersey marijuana laws are complex and strict. While the Garden State is more cannabis-friendly than some states in the union, marijuana use is still heavily restricted and regulated.
For instance, did you know that New Jersey has some of the nation’s toughest penalties on the books for people who grow marijuana at home? Or that certain medical patients can smoke an unlimited supply of cannabis? Yes, New Jersey’s laws are unique, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with the key regulations. Read More
There are more than 80,000 medical marijuana patients in New Jersey. If you already have a medical marijuana card, or if you’re thinking of applying for one, you’ll first need to familiarize yourself with the laws, the regulations, and the registration process. We’ve created this guide to help you become an informed patient. Read More
Arkansas weed prices are some of the highest in the nation. Some reports indicate that the average price of cannabis is almost $20 per gram in Arkansas, compared with an average $10 to $15 per gram in other states. In fact, many Arkansas patients are applying for temporary visitor cards in neighboring Oklahoma where they can purchase more affordable cannabis. Even when you account for the cost of the out-of-state registration, Arkansans are still saving money—at least in the short term. But it’s not a sustainable solution. Read More