Marijuana Consumption Booming Among Baby Boomers

September 24th, 2018

This story was originally published on MarijuanaMoment.net.

Move aside, kids. And pass grandpa the bong.

A new study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence on Thursday found that older Americans are
increasingly turning to marijuana, particularly for medical purposes.

How big is the trend? Twice as many adults aged 50-64 (nine percent) and about seven times as many adults 65 and older (three percent) reported using cannabis in the past year, compared to a decade ago.

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Feds Would Compile Tips For Growing Marijuana Under Proposal Advancing In Congress

September 18th, 2018

This story was originally published on MarijuanaMoment.net.

A key congressional committee approved a bill last week that would require the Department of Justice to issue more licenses for people to grow marijuana for research. But lost in the excitement about the historic vote, a little-noticed amendment got attached to the legislation that would have additional surprising impacts for cannabis policy.

The provision directs federal agencies to compile a list of “good manufacturing practices for growing and producing marijuana.”

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Most Doctors, Nurses And Pharmacists Support Legalizing Marijuana

September 14th, 2018

This story was originally published on MarijuanaMoment.net.

A majority of physicians are in favor of legalizing marijuana nationwide, according to a newly published survey, and an even bigger supermajority back allowing medical cannabis.

The results of the poll, which was conducted by Medscape Medical News, also show strong support for marijuana reforms from other medical professionals like nurses, pharmacists and psychologists, as well as those working in health business and administration.

Here’s how the healthcare professionals responded to the question, “Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legalized Nationally?”

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Scientists Discover You Can Use Espresso Machines To Make Marijuana Extracts

September 4th, 2018

This story was originally posted on MarijuanaMoment.net.

A lot of time and money goes into marijuana research. But what if I told you that you could take a nug of weed, place it in an espresso machine and extract cannabis ingredients in under one minute?

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Participate in Study: Cannabis for Chronic Pain Management

January 31st, 2018

Help expand research on medical cannabis!

Participate in the following studies being conducted:

Cannabis-Study

The University of Michigan is now conducting two studies in partnership with Dr. Sue Sisley MD, President/Principal Investigator of Scottsdale Research Institute.

The purpose of both studies is to understand how medical cannabis use among patients with chronic pain affects pain management, quality of life, and the use of other medications.

The information you provide will help inform physicians, researchers, policy-makers, and patients about potential benefits and risks of cannabis as a therapeutic or recreational agent.

 
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