Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Uptown Saint John

Medicinal Grounds Cannabis Centre offers convenience for users with prescriptions. Saint John residents can now purchase medical marijuana right in the heart of the city's uptown, provided they have the right paperwork. Medicinal Grounds Cannabis Centre opened this week on Prince William Street. Owner Ryan Francis said he chose the location to address a lack of convenience for Saint John residents looking for medical marijuana. - Read the entire Read entire story

The Evolving Role and Future of Medical Marijuana

There's still plenty up in the air when it comes to dispensing medical marijuana, a Saskatchewan pharmacist told colleagues gathered for their annual conference in Calgary Sunday. Amy Wiebe is a pharmacy manager at the Saskatoon City Hospital, and said she held her own biases about medical pot in the past. "There's so much stigma attached to it, and I had a pretty big bias against it," Wiebe said "But the more I learned, the… The post The Read entire story

Marijuana Compounds Brewed Using Yeast by Canadian Biotech Firms

Yeast fermentation technique allows researchers to isolate cannabinoids for treatment of different diseases. New medical marijuana products produced by yeast could soon be on the market, the co-founder of a biotech company says. That could potentially lead to a wider range of cannabinoid-based drugs that proponents say could be more effective for treating certain medical conditions than medical marijuana itself. Cannabinoids are chemical Read entire story

Colorado Debating Law Allowing Medical Marijuana Use at Schools

A new Colorado law allowing medical marijuana use at public schools is getting a second look Monday in a House committee. The current law allows students who need medical marijuana to use edible pot at public schools - as long as the school districts agree. No school districts currently does, so patient advocates are pushing the bill to make Colorado the second state to require schools to allow nurses or parents to administer medical Read entire story

Can Marijuana Save Your Sex Life?

When you get supremely stoned, you're probably not good for taking care of anything beyond a couple bags of Doritos. However, more and more doctors that specialize in medical marijuana are noticing a surprising side effect from a light buzz: Patients getting cannabis for pain management, anxiety, or chronic conditions are reporting it's helping in the bedroom, too. "We've known for a while, at least anecdotally, that cannabis can enhance the Read entire story

Family Drives 8 Hours for Medical Marijuana

The Williams’ son Tommy has a rare form of epilepsy, and needs medical marijuana to control his seizures. When the emergency access bill was passed, they thought they’d be first in line… now, almost 3 months later, they’re still waiting. Tommy needs a specific type of oil, with certain levels of CBD and THC. Both dispensaries in Erie County told the Williams they don’t have the specific strain they need. - Read the entire article… (c) Read entire story

Little by Little, Schools Opening Up to Kids’ Use of Medical Marijuana

Fresh claims about the pediatric use of marijuana have prompted some schools to examine or even change policy on student use. After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to administer cannabis to students with prescriptions for it. Medical marijuana has been legal in some states for two decades, but school districts and lawmakers are only now starting to tackle thorny issues Read entire story

Open House Festivities for New Marijuana Dispensary

Deerfield's Greenhouse Medical Cannabis Dispensary mixed business with fun in its public debut Saturday. It was the lone opportunity for anyone without a state-issued medical marijuana registry identification card to visit Greenhouse, deep in a Pfingsten Road office park on the border of Lake and Cook counties. Refreshments, raffle prizes and other businesses such as holistic fitness were part of Greenhouse's festivities, which drew a Read entire story