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Federal funding for addiction treatment cannot be spent on medical cannabis

Federal funding for addiction treatment cannot be spent on medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 9, 2019

Federal dollars designated for opioid addiction treatments cannot be used on medical cannabis; as per orders from the U.S. government. The government's motive for this is to shield patients from the potential risks of quitting their prescribed opioid medication for medical cannabis.  State officials ...

Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Five of the most significant medical cannabis research studies ever conducted

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 31, 2019

Thousands of years ago, cannabis was used by humankind for the very first time. Scientists recently discovered that the plant’s psychoactive properties were formerly enjoyed by our ancient Chinese ancestors in the Tibetan Plateau. Prior to prohibition being effectuated in the 1930s amidst the "Reefer Madness" propaganda that was circulating at the time, pharmacists once stocked the therapeutic leafy...

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