Tag: Medical Marijuana

Maine: Where medical marijuana is saving opioid addicts

In CNN's Special Report "Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills," Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Guptavisits Maine and speaks to residents, and their healthcare providers, who are not willing to wait for federal legislation or more scientific research on medical marijuana. These patients say marijuana not only helped them kick their opioid addiction, but saved their lives. [...]
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NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’

NFL running back Mike James calls it his medicine for pain management, but league officials call it a banned substance. Now, James' athletic career is hanging in limbo because he chose pot over pills. In 2013, James was prescribed opioid painkillers after injuring his left ankle in a Monday night football game. Within weeks, he developed a dangerous [...]
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80% of Seniors Support Medical Marijuana -- but There's a Catch

80% of Seniors Support Medical Marijuana — but There’s a Catch

Despite strong support for medical cannabis, many seniors remain skeptical of the drug. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) Apr 14, 2018 at 11:41AM Legal weed is currently among the fastest-growing industries in North America. In just a span of two decades, this formerly taboo topic that few would discuss has become an industry expected to grow sales [...]
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David Stern Reverses Stance, Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Allowed in NBA

David Stern Reverses Stance, Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Allowed in NBA

David Stern Reverses Stance, Says Medical Marijuana Should Be Allowed in NBA Former NBA Commissioner David Stern is calling for the league to reverse its medical marijuana policy. Speaking to former Indiana Pacers swingman Al Harrington as part of an UNINTERRUPTED feature released Wednesday, Stern said he believes the NBA should allow the use of medical marijuana in states [...]
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Doctor Frank Medical Marijuana Saves Little Boy’s Life

Doctor Frank Medical Marijuana Saves Little Boy's Life Jayden has a rare form of epilepsy - Dravet Syndrome - in one day he would have up to 500 seizures. Doctors prescribed him a cocktail of drugs that gave him hallucinations and more fits. That was until Jayden received his first dose of medical marijuana. After [...]
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