October 2017

Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

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The researchers who conducted the study found the 6.5-percent reduction represented “a reversal of” a 14-year increasing trend in opioid-related deaths in Colorado since 2000.   But they stressed in the report that further research is needed in order to make sure the trends could be seen beyond Colorado, as there aren’t any other states that had a similar timeframe for legalization that could be studies.   The use of marijuana as an alternative toRead More »Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

World’s First Really Smart Cannabis Inhaler is Coming to Florida

World’s First Really Smart Cannabis Inhaler is Coming to FloridaMetered-dose based vaporizer, works in conjunction with an App to provide adaptive dosing allowing patients to vary their dose based on their current levels of pain. Liberty Health Sciences Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with Resolve Digital Health Inc. to have Resolve’s industry-leading smart inhalation products exclusively distributed through Liberty within the state of Florida, subject to approval of the same by the Florida Department of Health, OfficeRead More »World’s First Really Smart Cannabis Inhaler is Coming to Florida

Are Florida doctors prepared to treat patients with medical marijuana?

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“These doctors are not educated enough.They don’t know a thing about dosages or what they are prescribing.” Dr. Douglas Scott evaluates a first-time patient, who did not want to be identified, at the Tetra Health Care center in Tampa. Scott says there “a lot of gray areas” where doctors can make the decision on whether to prescribe marijuana on a case-by-case basis, especially when it comes to chronic pain. “A lot of people come in… Read More »Are Florida doctors prepared to treat patients with medical marijuana?

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