Medical Marijuana

Some Republicans In Iowa Support Medical Pot BillSome Republican House lawmakers are supporting legislation that would create a system for manufacturing, distributing and possessing some forms of medical marijuana in Iowa, though it's unclear what type of support the bill will get from party leaders.
Survey: Minn. Doctors Worry About Abuse Of Medical MarijuanaMinnesota doctors are reluctant to accept medical marijuana as a treatment option, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Minnesota’s task force on medical cannabis therapeutic research, was given to 262 doctors from four different institutions across the state.
Pot Producer Not Picked For Minn. Program Sues State Over DataA cannabis producer left out of Minnesota's medical marijuana program is suing the state over the planned public release of information submitted as part of an unsuccessful bid.
Medical Marijuana Patients Star In An Effort To Counter StigmaArmed with stories from patients whose lives have turned around after using medical marijuana, the state's companies who cultivate and sell the medications are hoping to counter the longstanding stigma that still surrounds Minnesota's newest medicine.
Medical Marijuana Patients Discuss State Of Program In Minn.As of Monday, the state's registry had 847 people with suffering with different types of chronic illnesses who are qualified to try medical cannabis as an option for relief.
Minnesota-Developed Strain Could Lower Prices Of Medical Pot MedsOne of Minnesota's medical marijuana growers announced an important discovery on Wednesday. Their researchers have developed a new strain of cannabis that is highly effective in treating epilepsy.
Intractable: The Key Word In Minnesota's Medical Pot Expansion One word carries a lot of weight in Minnesota health officials' decision to expand its medical marijuana to pain patients: intractable.
Good Question: What Is 'Intractable Pain'?By August 2016, people with intractable pain will be considered for Minnesota's medical marijuana program. But, what is intractable pain? Good Question.
Minnesota To Allow Patients To Treat 'Intractable Pain' With Medical PotThe Minnesota Department of Health announced its plans Wednesday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. MDH had a Jan. 1 deadline to decide if severe, chronic pain should join the list of qualifying conditions.
4 Things To Know: Possible Medical Pot Expansion, Post-Millennials & MoreFrom a crucial decision to be made by Britain to what we may be calling post-Millennials, here are the four stories to know for Wednesday, Dec. 2.
Officials To Announce Decision On Medical Pot For PainThe Minnesota Health Department is set to announce whether it will expand the legal use of medical marijuana to cover people with intractable pain.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.

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