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Patient Dana Kelley (right) talks with her doctor, Andrew Medvedovsky, and Audrey Rosania, who screens Medvedovsky’s patients. Kelley uses cannabis to help manage pain. 
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Chronic PainDisease

While Dana Kelley’s pain was unrelenting, her decision was not easy. Dana Kelley recalls the exact moment when her neurologist suggested she try medical marijuana. The retired Army Intelligence linguist said it caused her emotional upheaval and led her to question her willingness to continue living in constant pain. Kelley’s

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Op-ed: Why I broke the law to use medical cannabis
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By Enedina Stanger I did not choose this life of excruciating pain. I did not choose to have the collagen in my body betray me, and within a year of the initial diagnosis have all the bones in my body dislocate. I did not choose the frailty of my internal

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Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?
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We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not

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Photograph: Courtesy of Raymond Schwab
DiseaseProhibitionPTSDReefer Madness

Tensions running high between courts, family attorneys and child protective services, who are unsure where lines are drawn in a world of legalized cannabis. When Raymond Schwab talks about his case, his voice teeters between anger and sadness. “People who don’t understand the medical value of cannabis are tearing my

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Chronic PainDisease

Posted Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM on RRStar.com: “I have been a practicing physician in the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years, with a specialty in pain medicine. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention draws attention to the fact that Illinois must allow

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DisordersSleep Apnea

Sleep apnea, a condition affecting more than 12 million Americans, can lead to a host of health problems including heart disease. But, a new treatment containing ingredients derived from cannabis is being developed to help those with the disorder. Getting a good night’s sleep hasn’t been easy for Lisa Smith

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TheScientist
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“As scientists, indeed, as intellectuals, we should try always to be skeptical.” Just imagine: What if the cannabis plant and its astonishing range of healing properties had been suddenly discovered today in a remote forest? The find would send seismic shockwaves blasting through the scientific community overnight. The plant would immediately come under frantically

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truehistoryofmj 9.5
Documentaries

This is an excellent, full-length documentary about cannabis – it’s history, utility, medical properties, prohibition, and more.  This film will likely change your views on marijuana forever. Editorial Review from Amazon.com: “Even if you think you know all there is to know about marijuana, this groundbreaking DVD will blow your

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DocumentariesInterviewsLegalization

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is back, and he’s laying it all on the table this time around. In “Weed 3,” we are eyewitnesses to a revolution in full swing. You will ride along with us for the dawn of the first federally approved clinical study on the use of marijuana for

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