Category: Medical Cannabis News

Study: Medical Oncologists’ Beliefs, Practices, and Knowledge Regarding Marijuana Used Therapeutically: A Nationally Representative Survey Study

Study: Medical Oncologists’ Beliefs, Practices, and Knowledge Regarding Marijuana Used Therapeutically: A Nationally Representative Survey Study

Background. Although almost every state medical marijuana (MM) law identifies cancer as a qualifying condition, little research supports MM’s use in oncology. We hypothesized that the discrepancy between these laws and the scientific evidence base poses clinical challenges for oncologists. Oncologists’ beliefs, knowledge, and practices regarding MM were examined in this study.

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Congress to Vote on Allowing Cannabis Research and Treatment for Veterans

Congress to Vote on Allowing Cannabis Research and Treatment for Veterans

Marijuana Times reports …. “Veterans have been fighting for the right to use medical marijuana for years – and the VA has continuously maintained that as long as it was federally illegal, it was not an option for treatment. However, this may change as House lawmakers appear likely to pass a bill that would encourage the Department of Veterans Affairs to research the safety and efficacy of medical marijuana. “

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New York Times Pens Article On Medical Risks Of Cannabis

New York Times Pens Article On Medical Risks Of Cannabis

Not a popular topic for conversation now the markets and bigger players are involved. The NYT write,”Last year, the National Academies of Sciences, Medicine and Engineering released a comprehensive report on cannabis use. At almost 400 pages long, it reviewed both potential benefits and harms. Let’s focus on the harms.”

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Press Release: Cannabis Science Announces the Second Frontiers Peer-Reviewed Publication of its Research Results on the Use of Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Cancers

Press Release: Cannabis Science Announces the Second Frontiers Peer-Reviewed Publication of its Research Results on the Use of Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Cancers

Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, announces the second publication of its research results on the use of cannabinoids (CBD’s) to treat various cancers. The peer-reviewed research article, “Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Cancer Treatment with Cannabinoids”, was published on April 24thin Frontiers in Oncology. 

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Colorado House Bill 18-1286 Allowing Nurses To Administer Medical Cannabis To Students Passes CO House 47-17 , Thursday

Colorado House Bill 18-1286 Allowing Nurses To Administer Medical Cannabis To Students Passes CO House 47-17 , Thursday

Currently, nurses administer medication according to doctors’ orders, and voiced concern that the same standard be maintained for medical marijuana.

Patty Rojec, president-elect of the Colorado Association of School Nurses, is concerned that without direction from the state board of nursing and physicians, school nurses may be put in a gray area forced to choose between families’ wishes and the direction of the medical community.

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Israel’s MMJ Kicks Off 20 April

Israel’s MMJ Kicks Off 20 April

Ganjapreneur reports, “The Ministry of Health will oversee the medical cannabis program expansion. The department will select and supervise cultivators, processors, distributors, and pharmacies”

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