UNM: Man battling NM medical cannabis program ‘not affiliated with us’

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A local psychiatrist petitioning to get PTSD removed from the list of qualifying conditions in the state’s medical cannabis program is defending his credentials after some allege the letterhead on his petition is misleading.

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Confirmed. Medical Marijuana Helps MS Spasticity

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(Article by Julie Stachowiak, Ph.D.) I’ll admit, I found it a little weird to see this all over the news of the multiple sclerosis world. I kind of thought we already pretty much knew that marijuana helped with certain MS symptoms.

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Making a Case for Legal Medical Marijuana

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One common question associated with medical marijuana is why use it when so many other legal medications are available? Supporters respond that patients don’t simply use cannabis to feel good. Instead, laws that authorize marijuana use for medical purposes work on the belief that certain symptoms and diseases can be best treated with marijuana — just as two Tylenol may help someone’s headache.

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Bipartisan Amendment to Defund Obama Medical Marijuana Raids

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Fed up with the Obama administration’s interference with medical marijuana operations across the country, a bipartisan coalition of congressmen has introduced an amendment to stop the U.S. Department of Justice from conducting more raids on dispensaries acting within the law.

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Research backs up claims of medical marijuana’s benefits

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — University of California medical researchers slipped an ingredient in chili peppers beneath the skin of marijuana smokers to see if pot could relieve acute pain. It could – at certain doses.
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