Blog posts tagged "dispensaries"


The Hopegrown Report: Oklahoma's Battle for Medical Marijuana - Part 2

"So when we sat down in 2014 and decided to go after medical marijuana in Oklahoma, I was excited. I didn't think we'd actually be able to do it, but it took a lot of hard work to get us here. And throughout this whole journey I've learned way more than I ever thought possible about cannabis and especially the endocannabinoid system. We decided in 2014 that this plant has to have a life here in Oklahoma and somebody had to break the ice."

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Update: New Changes to CA Cannabis Product Regulations

Ever since California dispensaries and manufacturers started receiving their licenses for recreational sales in January, there have been a great deal of changes that they’ve had to adapt to. To help ease companies in to the multitude of new regulations they’re expected to comply with, the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) created a transition period that allowed for exceptions from specific regulatory provisions. As of July 1, 2018 the transition period is over and new regulations are in effect.

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Cannabis Therapy for HIV/AIDS

Historically, HIV/AIDS has been treated with a mixture of medications called high active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) which are designed to slow the progression of the disease. he downside of this drug therapy is that many individuals end up needing to be prescribed additional pharmaceuticals to address the negative side effects of the medication they were originally prescribed. As a result, many patients have turned to medical cannabis to alleviate their symptoms and live with HIV/AIDS.

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Mental Health Matters: Cannabis and Anxiety

Almost everyone has experienced anxiety at some point in their life. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States affecting approximately 40 million adults age 18 and older each year...If you want to avoid taking pharmaceuticals, consider giving cannabis a try. The key is all in the dosing—microdosing.

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Will Move for Medical Cannabis: The Struggle of Cannabis Refugees

As of 2018, cannabis is medically legal in 29 U.S. states and D.C.—but what if you’re a patient who could benefit from medical cannabis living in a state where it isn’t legal yet? For many the answer is to either purchase cannabis illegally or move to a place where it is legal. These individuals who choose to move are known as medical cannabis refugees. The Lyles family of Ohio is one of these families—they moved with their youngest daughter Jordan to Colorado to treat her Dravet Syndrome...

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