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  • Nearly Three of Four Louisiana Voters Favor Medical Marijuana
        April 28, 2016

    The Louisiana Cannabis Association recently commissioned a poll by JMC Enterprises, revealing that a full 72% of Louisiana voters favor allowing marijuana in Louisiana. The poll also revealed that only 13% of Louisianans oppose medical marijuana, with 20% remaining undecided. Support for medical marijuana also cuts across political, gender and racial lines. 70% of Democrats and […]

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  • The Medical Marijuana Mess: A Prescription for Fixing a Broken Policy
    John Hudak     March 23, 2016

    In this Brookings Essay, John Hudak writes on the uncertainty and inconsistency surrounding federal and state laws for medical marijuana use, distribution, and research, which is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of suffering patients, their families, and the people trying to help them. IN 2013, PATRICK AND BETH COLLINS WERE DESPERATE.Thirteen‐year‐old Jennifer, the younger […]

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  • Study: Cannabis Bill Could Generate Millions in Louisiana Tax Revenue
        March 2, 2016

    Potential Revenue Exceeds $13 million Baton Rouge, LA, March 1, 2016 – The Marijuana Policy Group (MPG) recently released a study that shows that as much as $13.36 million in annual revenue can be generated in Louisiana by levying a four percent sales and use tax on medical marijuana. The Louisiana legislature is currently formulating […]

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  • Medical Cannabis Bill Could Create Budget Boon for Louisiana
        March 1, 2016

    Tax Revenue Potential Exceeds $13 million Baton Rouge, LA, March 1, 2016 – A Louisiana House bill could provide some much needed relief for Louisiana’s budget deficit. The bill proposes a four percent sales and use tax on the quarterly gross sales of any licensed medical marijuana production facility. Under current Louisiana law, prescription medications, […]

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  • We Spoke With A Doctor About How Cannabis Manages Pain. Here’s What He Had To Say
    Julia Wright, Civilized Life     February 11, 2016

    Many of us have heard – or know from experience – that cannabis can make the symptoms of anxiety and fibromyalgia more bearable, even assuage the agonies of chemotherapy and epilepsy. But what’s the science behind that relief? Civilized asked Dr. Jahan Marcu – the Chief Scientist at Americans for Safe Access, and a court-qualified […]

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  • Not Able To Get Medical Marijuana Through The VA, Veterans Struggle With Cost, Confusion
    Lisa Mulllins and Lynn Jolicoeur, WBUR News     February 4, 2016

    Scott Murphy is from Maynard. He was in the Army for four years and served 15 months in Iraq in 2007. Kenneth MacIntosh is from Melrose. He was a combat medic in the Navy who served in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2011. His unit’s mission was to find improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Murphy and MacIntosh […]

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  • Senate OKs medical marijuana for veterans
    Fox5DC.com Staff     November 13, 2015

    WASHINGTON – For the first time, Veterans Health Administration doctors will be able to authorize medical marijuana use for patients. Just one day before veterans marched to the White House to lobby for medical marijuana as a treatment for war trauma, the Senate passed legislation allowing doctors to discuss medical cannabis as a treatment option […]

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  • Medical Marijuana Liquid Extract May Bring Hope for Children with Severe Epilepsy
    Press Release, American Academy of Neurology     April 13, 2015

    WASHINGTON, DC – A medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise as a treatment for children with severe epilepsy that is not responding to other treatments, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015. The […]

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  • LSU Poll: 79% of Louisiana Residents Support Medical Marijuana
    Julia O'Donoghue, NOLA.com     April 7, 2015

    Louisiana residents, for the most part, have a much more relaxed and tolerant approach toward marijuana than current state laws reflect, according to findings from a statewide survey conducted by LSU this winter. LSU conducted its poll of 980 state residents between Jan. 12 and Feb. 13. The margin of error is 3.1 percentage points […]

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