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2013-12-20 23:21:19

Cameron Monti, a Partner at Lavelle Law, Ltd. has authored a new book detailing the aspects of the new Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program in Illinois. Available on Amazon, “Illinois Medical Marijuana Law FAQ Handbook” lays out the details of the new law and explains how it will impact various constituencies including employers, attorneys, landlords, patients, and those who will be operating businesses related to the cultivation and distribution of cannabis for medical...

2013-12-19 08:26:41

TAMPA, FL, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IMD Companies, Inc. (OTC: ICBU) Board of Directors is pleased to announce plans to position the Company as a player in the fast-growing Medical Marijuana sector. IMD has been in negotiations with several potential acquisition candidates in this industry for several months. IMD Companies President and CEO Bruce Collett stated, "We see a potential for accelerated growth in the expanding medical marijuana industry. Our Board of Directors has...

Marijuana Use In Washington State Nearly Twice As 'High' As Estimated
2013-12-18 07:28:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Marijuana users in Washington state are consuming twice the amount of cannabis as previously estimated, according to new research conducted by the Rand Corporation. Recreational use of the drug for adults at least 21 years of age was legalized in November 2012, and the Washington Office of Financial Management had estimated that statewide marijuana consumption would peak at 85 metric tons in 2013. However, the new study suggests...

2013-12-17 23:24:30

Vialsondemand prepares for the green rush as states like Illinois welcome medical marijuana. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Just late this year, Governor Pat Quinn signed the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act which allows physicians to recommend the therapeutic use of medical marijuana to patients who are under the doctors’ care for at least one of 33 qualifying medical conditions. This law is scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2014 and is designed to protect both...

2013-12-17 08:30:02

New patient reviews allows public insight into stem cell therapy through StemGenex LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- StemGenex®, the leading resource for adult adipose stem cell therapy in the US aimed at improving the lives of patients dealing with degenerative diseases today announced the public release of their satisfaction ratings for patients who have received stem cell therapy through StemGenex. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131217/LA31464 Patients...

2013-12-12 11:53:21

Grandaddy Purple, Blueberry Yum Yum and other pot products may now be legal for medical use in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but how do patients know what dose they're really getting and whether it's safe? Small labs are setting up shop — some at their own legal peril — to help patients find out, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society. Bethany Halford, senior editor at C&EN, explains that...

2013-12-10 23:31:13

Study Finds Patients Who are Unhappy with Hospital Billing Processes are Less Likely to Return or Recommend a Hospital Waltham, MA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Connance (http://www.connance.com), a provider of predictive analytic technologies that improve the financial performance of healthcare providers, today announced that according to its fourth annual Connance Consumer Impact Study, a survey of Americans who received hospital services within the last year, 29% of patients surveyed gave...

2013-12-02 23:19:30

Cannabis Career Institute will be coming to New Hampshire for the first time this coming weekend in Portsmouth Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 In July, 2013 a bill was signed making New Hampshire the 19th state to create a system to govern the medical use of marijuana. It sought to legalize the use of medical marijuana to treat a host of conditions. Research is quickly making evident that marijuana may be the most medicinal plant in the world and efficacious in treating cancer,...

2013-11-21 12:27:24

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - MediJean, a medical marijuana company who has been given approval by Health Canada to grow medical cannabis for R&D purposes announced their support for the Law Enforcement community as they crack down on illegal drug operations across Canada. "Health Canada's new medical marijuana regulations are well-designed to help Law Enforcement," said Anton Mattadeen, chief strategy officer at MediJean. "By underlining the clear difference between the...

2013-11-19 23:33:10

As a recent addition to the MarijuanaDoctors.com roster of high-standing and background-approved cannabis doctors, 420 Physicians in Tracy, California will help supply the influx of patients seeking a reliable alternative practice. This facility has been servicing California for quite some time and shows great promise to help legitimize the industry. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 420 Physicians is a medical marijuana certification center and medical facility that is located in Tracy,...