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Minnesota Adds Intractable Pain As Qualifying Medical Cannabis Condition

Intractable pain has been added to Minnesota’s list of conditions that qualify an individual to become a valid medical cannabis patient, according to an announcement made by Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger. The new change officially goes into effect on July 1st. “The relative scarcity of firm evidence made this a difficult decision,” …

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New Metastudy Finds Evidence that Cannabis is a Safe, Effective Treatment for Chronic Pain

A new metastudy of numerous randomized controlled trials has found that cannabis is a safe, effective treatment for chronic pain. The study was published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, and was published online Monday by the National Institute of Health. The study, conducted by researchers at Pharmacology Dalhousie University‘s Departments of Anesthesiology in Canada, …

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