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Medical Marijuana E-Book

PDF is the format everyone knows how to use while ePub works with every device inclunding ebook readers, tablets and smartphones excluding the Kindle, in which case MOBI is recomended. Book Description. Marijuana stops child's severe seizures. Charlotte Figi had her first seizure when she was 3 months old.

Marijuana stops child's severe seizures

Over the next few months, the girl, affectionately called Charlie, had frequent seizures lasting two to four hours, and she was hospitalized repeatedly. By the time she was 3, Charlotte was having up to 300 grand mal seizures every week. Eventually she lost the ability to walk, talk and eat. The seizures were so severe Charlotte's heart stopped a number of times. Medical Marijuana: The Pros and Cons of Legal Cannabis. With eight states looking to legalize medical marijuana through legislative initiatives or ballot measures this November (Arizona, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Dakota)(1), I wanted to review some of the pros and cons, as I see them, of marijuana use and abuse.

Medical Marijuana: The Pros and Cons of Legal Cannabis

I’ve considered myself particularly qualified to weigh in on the subject ever since my philosophy professor pointed out to me as a college freshman that the Italian derivation of my name, Mal-erb-a, can be interpreted to mean “bad weed.” I’d like to think that my medical degree and some experience in the field of psychiatry help a little bit, too. To sum up my argument I’ll need to borrow a line from Eric Clapton, “It’s in the way that you use it.” Medical Marijuana: The medical benefits of marijuana (cannabis) are pretty well established. New York legalizes medical marijuana. At a news conference in New York City, Gov.

New York legalizes medical marijuana

Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are recognized by the state on a predefined but flexible list of conditions. The bill was passed by the State Assembly and Senate in June, said Jason Elan, a spokesman for Sen. Diane Savino, a sponsor of the bill. Cuomo said Monday that it was difficult to develop and pass the bill because it needed to embrace increased medical acceptance of marijuana while rejecting situations and conditions that state legislators said could have "good intent and bad results.

" "There is no doubt that medical marijuana can help people," Cuomo said Monday. Medical Marijuana Treatment Uses and How It Works. Barth Wilsey, MD, associate physician, Department of Medicine & Physical Rehabilitation, University of California Davis Medical Center.

Medical Marijuana Treatment Uses and How It Works

Laura Borgelt, PharmD, associate professor, Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Family Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado. Zajicek, J.P. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, November 2012. Slatkin, N.E. Medical Marijuana Inc. - Legal Cannabis Leader: Hemp CBD Oil. Medical Marijuana Doctors & Medical Marijuana Cards.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) What is medical marijuana?

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The term medical marijuana refers to using the whole unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat a disease or symptom. The U.S. Marijuana and Medical Marijuana. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Photo by NIDA What is marijuana?

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. Health Problems, Medical Marijuana, and Treatment in Pictures. (1) Anthony Souffle/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images (2) FREDERIC J.

Health Problems, Medical Marijuana, and Treatment in Pictures

BROWN/AFP/GettyImages (3) Roger Harris / Science Source and Thinkstock (4) Gordon Chibroski/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images (5) Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images (6) The Image Bank (7) iStock (8) Bob Berg/Getty Images (9) Colin Robertson / Moment (10) Keith Myers/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images Epilepsy Foundation Colorado: "The Use of Medical Marijuana for the Treatment of Epilepsy.

" Medical Marijuana: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News.