VANCOUVER — They are ubiquitous, still. Marijuana dispensaries, ranging in style from pristine to slightly scary to plain sad, continue to offer illicit products in Vancouver, despite an expensive effort by city officials to limit their number with rules and enforcement provisions unique in Canada. 633 more words
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s Department of Health has granted its second dispensing authorization for medical marijuana.
On Wednesday the agency notified Surterra Therapeutics that it has been approved for processing and dispensing low-THC cannabis. 116 more words
A recent study conducted at Salk Institute for Biological Studies showed that medical marijuana might be a potentially effective treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the study, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) “stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease” and treats inflammation, preventing neuron damage in the brain. 16 more words
Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer’s patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature … 10 more words