Tag Archives: Marijuana

Many medical marijuana program websites are silent about possible risks

Click through North Dakota’s Division of Medical Marijuana website, past the addresses of every cannabis dispensary in the state, into the presentations and annual reports, and you’ll eventually come to a 32-slide presentation about the state’s medical marijuana program. You’ll see the 26 diseases that can be treated with marijuana, a colorful flowchart showing the types of available… Read More »

Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension

CHICAGO — Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to consumers against carrying such products over state lines. The dynamic is familiar for… Read More »

Medical Marijuana the Good

Recent studies published in the JAMA reported that in states that have legalized medical marijuana prescriptions for opioid painkillers have decreased compared to states that do not have legalized medical marijuana. This may also relate to reduced opioid overdose death rates. There is constant disagreement about the downside of allowing medical marijuana.   This is… Read More »