Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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#NewYork #State #medical #marijuana #post-traumatic #stress #disorder #PTSD

https://www.forbes.com/sites/debraborchardt/2017/05/11/new-york-state-adds-ptsd-to-medical-marijuana-program-will-menstrual-cramps-be-next/#762be6b01108 New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. A bi-partisan bill that would add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition passed the Senate Health Committee and now waits on Senate approval. “I am grateful

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Men are 4 times more likely than women to be diagnosed with ‘cannabis psychosis’

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/men-are-4-times-more-likely-than-women-to-be-diagnosed-with-cannabis-psychosis-according-to-study-10411381.html The marked gender difference in rates of cannabis psychosis is puzzling. Particularly as only men are only twice as likely as women to use cannabis. So why might this be? It could be the result of a bias in treatment services which tend to be dominated by male patients. This

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Colorado Health Board Votes ‘No’ on Treating PTSD With Marijuana

http://time.com/3960940/colorado-ptsd-marijuana/ Colorado’s approved list of uses for marijuana include muscle spasms, epilepsy, cancer, severe nausea and glaucoma. After hearing testimony from veterans hoping to access the drug, most of the board’s members said they could not support it because there is not enough scientific evidence that marijuana can help with PTSD and

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