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Older Adults and Marijuana

Alzheimer’s disease and Medical Marijuana
3 months ago

Alzheimer’s disease and Medical Marijuana

I went home to visit my family, first time in ten years. My dad had been diagnosed with dementia but I had no idea how it had changed him. One …
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Medical Marijuana Health Benefits
5 months ago

Medical Marijuana Health Benefits

Ever wonder why the United States is far behind in Medical Marijuana (MMJ) research? The continuing prohibition on cultivation and the stigma held by government officials for marijuana makes US …
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I Have A Terminal Condition, Why Do I Have To Wait 90 days?
5 months ago

I Have A Terminal Condition, Why Do I Have To Wait 90 days?

When the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Use Act was signed into law in 2014, one of the primary motivators for it was an increasingly apparent need for cannabis treatment among those …
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What Happens When Medicare Patients Need Medical Marijuana But Can’t Afford It?
6 months ago

What Happens When Medicare Patients Need Medical Marijuana But Can’t Afford It?

Though legal medical marijuana is now a reality in Florida, legalization is also only the first step in the battle for many patients. The next step is actually being able …
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Migraines and Marijuana
7 months ago

Migraines and Marijuana

Migraines affect 15 percent of the world’s population with about 3.2 million Americans suffering this affliction.

If you are not familiar with migraines, you are very lucky. This excruciating head …
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Lyme Disease and Cannabis
7 months ago

Lyme Disease and Cannabis

Ah, the Great Outdoors! Fresh clean air, freshly rolled blunt, sun gently caressing your face. Every step an adventure as you hike deeper into the woods.

But there is something …
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The Story so Far: Older adults and Medical Marijuana Uses
7 months ago

The Story so Far: Older adults and Medical Marijuana Uses

There is an increased use of marijuana among the older adults as seen in recent times. Analysts say that, about 7000 people per day are trying cannabis for their first …
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Why Senior Citizens Need to Forget the Past and Reconsider Using Medical Marijuana
8 months ago

Why Senior Citizens Need to Forget the Past and Reconsider Using Medical Marijuana

In California, the move to vote for the recreational use of marijuana would have passed were it not for the senior citizens’ failure to vote in its favor. One would …
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As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain
10 months ago

As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain

There’s been many studies comparing IQ tests from a habitual pot smoker to a non-smoker with various ages, outcomes vary and we still don’t know if pot is even the …
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How Marijuana Can Alleviate Migraines
12 months ago

How Marijuana Can Alleviate Migraines

If you’ve ever experienced a migraine, it’s one of the most debilitating lasting pain one can ever experience. Currently, Migraine suffers treat current pain with over-the-counter medications, prescribed medications and …
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