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Study Confirms Cannabis is Effective Natural Medicine to Significantly Alleviate Pain

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States (U.S.), researchers at The University of New Mexico (UNM) found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a…

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New Jersey Expands Medical Marijuana Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey TRENTON, N.J. (July 10, 2019) –  Last week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill expanding the state’s medical marijuana program despite federal prohibition. A bipartisan coalition of 17 legislators sponsored Assembly Bill 20 (A20). Titled the Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis…

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Signed as Law: Oklahoma Expands Medical Marijuana Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (May 22, 2019) – Earlier this month, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill that will increase the number of doctors authorized to recommend medical marijuana. The new law will effectively expand the state’s medical cannabis program despite federal…

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Signed as Law: Georgia Expands Medical Cannabis Program Despite Federal Prohibition

By Mike Maharrey ATLANTA, Ga. (May 2, 2019) – Last month, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill that expands the state medical cannabis law. Enactment of this measure takes another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in effect. A bipartisan coalition of five representatives introduced…

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Big Pharma’s Worst Nightmare, Survey Finds Most Medical Marijuana Users Quitting Prescription Drug Use

By Matt Agorist A new survey published this month in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect…

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