National Marijuana News
Researchers identified “no association between past-year cannabis use and work-related injury” for employees in any occupation.
“To the best of our knowledge, the first study analyzing the role of cannabinoids in the management of unresponsive BMS.”
The in vivo conversion of CBD to Δ9-THC is not supported by the majority of human or animal studies, investigators concluded.
The policies amend local laws to reduce marijuana-specific offenses to the “lowest penalty allowed by the state.”
“We conclude that phytocannabinoids can be a low-cost and well-tolerated therapy for symptom relief and quality of life improvement.”
Survey Data: Women More Likely Than Men to Report Decreasing Prescription Medications Following Initiation of Cannabis Therapy
Women acknowledged using cannabis to address a greater variety of medical conditions than did men, and that they were also more likely to report having either reduced or ceased their use of prescription medicines.
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is the first Native American tribe to move forward to legalize marijuana use in a state that has yet to similarly regulate it.
Justices opined that explicit language included in the state’s law fails to require “any health insurance provider … to reimburse any person for the expenses of the medical use of marijuana.”
“Most older adults in the sample initiated [their] cannabis use after the age of 60 years and used it primarily for medical purposes.”
“This survey adds to the growing body of evidence that medical cannabis is a safe and potentially effective adjunct to conventional medications for the palliation of cancer patients.”