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  • Six New Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Will Open in New Jersey
    Six New Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Will Open in New Jersey

    Six more businesses were awarded licenses by the New Jersey Department of Health last week, effectively doubling in size with 12 medical marijuana programs in the state. 146 applications were ...

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  • How Medical Marijuana Helps Elderly Patients Develop an Appetite
    How Medical Marijuana Helps Elderly Patients Develop an Appetite

    As we get older, our appetites undergo drastic changes. Many senior citizens discover they are less hungry as they age. However, everyone must consume the proper amount of nutrients to avoid being ...

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  • Hemp Could Be Used to Treat Ovarian Cancer
    Hemp Could Be Used to Treat Ovarian Cancer

    Similar to marijuana, hemp contains therapeutic components such as cannabidiol, cannabinol, and tetrahydrocannabinol, but doesn’t have any psychoactive properties or cause addiction. Yet, unlike ...

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  • Medical Cannabis Could Increase Survival Rate of Pancreatic Cancer Patients
    Medical Cannabis Could Increase Survival Rate of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

    According to a new study published in journal Oncogene, Cannabidiol (CBD)—one of the main components of cannabis—might help pancreatic cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy live longer. Scientists ...

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  • Cannabis vs. Opioids: Which One Treats Chronic Pain Better?
    Cannabis vs. Opioids: Which One Treats Chronic Pain Better?

    Americans are hurting. In a 2015 study conducted by the National Institutes of Health , 25.3 million adults reported experiencing chronic pain every single day, which is approximately 11.2 percent of ...

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  • FDA Approves Nation's First Cannabis-Based Medicine
    FDA Approves Nation's First Cannabis-Based Medicine

    On June 25, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s epilepsy treatment, making it the first cannabis-based drug to win national approval and opening the ...

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