medical cannabis

March 29, 2019

Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

When the City of Laguna Woods banned cannabis businesses from operating in city limits, they left a lot of local retirees who depend on cannabis cut off. We visited the retirement community to learn about how that impact is being felt. The post Local Laws […]
April 16, 2019

Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

When doctors refuse to learn or talk about cannabis, they put their patients at risk. A new study proves it. And it’s got to stop. The post Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients appeared first on Leafly.
May 31, 2019

Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside

Even before legalization, Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has excluded medical cannabis clinics. The post Vancouver City Council Debates Cannabis Sales in Downtown Eastside appeared first on Leafly.
July 8, 2019

Youth Cannabis Use Drops 8% in Legal States, Study Finds

In a research letter published today in JAMA Pediatrics, a group of university economists found that cannabis use among youth has declined in states that adopted adult-use legalization. ‘Marijuana use among youth may actually decline after legalization for recreational purposes.’ JAMA Pediatrics The researchers used […]
September 3, 2019

When Cannabis May Complicate Some Cancer Treatments

These days, you’re more likely than ever to hear cannabis and cancer mentioned in the same breath. Cannabis is already recognized as a valuable palliative treatment for cancer due to its antiemetic and analgesic effects. Emerging research suggests that cannabis may offer curative benefits for […]
October 3, 2019

End-of-life hospital care in California could soon include cannabis

Meg HartleyOctober 3, 2019   Share   Print (Bokasana, lambada/iStock) The awkward legal-ish status of cannabis is something that affects many. And out of those, perhaps terminal patients are the most in need. When someone is painfully dying in a hospital, they are generally pumped […]