Marijuana Can Help Children with Seizures, Cancer Nausea

Researchers said medical marijuana is effective in treating some conditions in children, but they urge caution on using the drug in young patients. Should kids and adolescents ever use medical marijuana? Administering the drug to younger patients remains somewhat contentious, but it also appears effective in treating a limited number of symptoms. According to a new…

Mason votes ‘no’ on medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits

City Council unanimously passed six month delay for permits MASON, Ohio — Mason City Council said it needs more time before voting on an ordinance that would change city zoning rules on medical marijuana. Monday, City Council unanimously passed a 180 day moratorium on granting any permit for retail dispensaries, cultivators or processors of medical…

Resident physicians report lack of preparedness for counseling patients on medical cannabis

A recent study from Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, highlights the need for further education among resident physicians in the use of medical cannabis. It found 38% of resident physicians thought medical marijuana was a prescribed substance, while 78% did not know into what category medical cannabis fell within the Controlled…