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Big changes on the horizon! Happy New Year!

Big changes on the horizon! Happy New Year!

On January 2018, the state of California moves from a medical cannabis only state to a medical and recreational cannabis state. Growers, manufacturers, distributors, testing laboratories and dispensaries are all now required to file for licenses. Along with this, there are a lot of new taxes that will be incorporated into both medical and recreational cannabis products.
I have a California medical marijuana card. What happens on January 1, 2018?

I have a California medical marijuana card. What happens on January 1, 2018?

Will medical marijuana users still need a California medical marijuana card in 2018? If you have a doctor’s recommendation to use cannabis medicin...
Medical cannabis can be a lifeline for those suffering from severe pain

Medical cannabis can be a lifeline for those suffering from severe pain

Our nation’s addiction to opioids has been building for 10 years and Illinois’ failed medical cannabis policies compound this problem, putting our patients at a dangerous and potentially deadly disadvantage. The Tribune reported on President Donald Trump’s declaration labeling the opioid epidemic a national emergency.
U.S. National Cancer Institute Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

U.S. National Cancer Institute Lists Cannabis as Potential Cancer Treatment

Most states that with legalized medical marijuana allow patients with cancer to purchase cannabis. Studies have shown that using cannabis can help deal with nausea and other side effects of chemotherapy. But now marijuana may become an even more popular treatment option thanks to the U.S. National Cancer Institute.