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People who use medical marijuana more likely to use and misuse other prescription drugs

Did you know that? 17 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Can medical marijuana help to fight the opioid epidemic? Many believe that it can. But a new study finds that people who use medical marijuana actually have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription drug use — including pain relievers.

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health Rapidly Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

Generic 17 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis law created an Advisory Board to make recommendations to the Department of Health. The Board is comprised of medical professionals, law enforcement representatives, patient advocates and appointees from the majority and minority parties. Pursuant to section 1201(f) the Board “shall have the power to prescribe, amend and repeal bylaws, rules and regulations [...]

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