A recent poll found staggering 93% approval for medical marijuana among American voters, but that level of public support took a long time to develop. The first efforts to implement regulated medical marijuana programs at the state level were often questioned by critics who claimed medical marijuana was just a cynical effort to legalize and
In recent years, the subject of CBD has played an increasingly prominent role in the medical cannabis conversation. This once-overlooked cannabinoid has drawn the attention of policymakers, patients, and families who say it can help reduce seizures in children suffering from a severe form of pediatric epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. Researchers have rushed to
One of the great joys of the work we do is introducing new patients to the dispensary. Some are experienced medical cannabis consumers who’ve visited other locations in Arizona and beyond, while many are witnessing cannabis in a retail setting for the very first time. Whether experienced or not, one thing we know every patient
A recent Quinnipiac Poll of American voters found that 93% were in favor of medical marijuana when approved by a doctor. Only 6% were opposed, demonstrating an unprecedented level of public support for the issue. Among patients and providers, such widespread approval is welcome news and represents a milestone for efforts to educate the public
Neurobiologist Emily Lindley is launching a fascinating study evaluating medical marijuana’s effectiveness at treating chronic pain when compared to opioid pain relievers: The question of whether marijuana can help treat chronic pain is important enough on its own, but Lindley’s study takes on extra significance in the context of the ongoing epidemic of opioid abuse.