Tag Archives: medical cannabis

Therapeutic Cannabis: A Patient’s Perspective

As discussion heats up over Maine’s Question 1, which would allow any adult over 21 to use cannabis, we want to keep the needs of medical marijuana patients front and center. In the run-up to the vote, we will share the stories of some of our members who choose to use cannabis for therapeutic/medicinal purposes. […]

Medical Cannabis May Provide Relief… to the Medicare System

A study published this month in the journal Health Affairs finds that β€œthe use of prescription drugs for which marijuana could serve as a clinical alternative fell significantly, once a medical marijuana law was implemented.” The authors state that β€œ(n)ational overall reductions in Medicare program and enrollee spending when states implemented medical marijuana laws were […]