Big cannabis is here: John Boehner partners with N.J. medical marijuana dispensary

By Susan K. Livio and Justin Zaremba | Acreage Holdings, one of the nation’s largest cannabis cultivation, retail and real estate holding companies, is collaborating with a south Jersey medicinal marijuana dispensary to open and manage a 100,000-square-foot growing site in Gloucester County, NJ Advance Media has learned. Compassionate Care Foundation…

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Cannabis Access Consistently Linked With Lower Opioid Use: Studies

 by Paul Armentano,  Patients routinely reduce or eliminate their use of prescription opiates following the use of medical cannabis; two recently published studies reaffirm this relationship. In the first study, published by the Minnesota Department of Health, investigators assessed the prescription drug use patterns of 2,245 intractable pain patients participating in the state’s…

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A Word From Black Market Medical Cannabis Patients

Australian patients using medicinal cannabis illegally say their only worry about being arrested would be having their medicine taken from them. Brad Esposito Afp Contributor / AFP / Getty Images The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) estimates a few hundred people have legal access to the drug, while roughly 100,000 people use the…

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