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Israelis develop first ‘metered-dose’ medical cannabis inhaler

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Home use is expected to begin, first in Israel, next year. Only after succeeding in Israel will it be exported. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries building in Jerusalem.. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Medical marijuana (cannabis) will be marketed in an inhaler, the most efficient way to administer medical cannabis — a product resulting from a collaboration of two blue-and-white companies …

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Health care refugees: Medical marijuana and new hope

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This is the second part of a series on health care refugees. Read the first part here . (CNN)Rich and Kim Muszynski know when their 5-year-old daughter, Abby, is about to have a grand mal seizure because her pupils enlarge, and she’ll seem to fixate at something in the distance that only she can see. Family become healthcare refugees to …

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Debate Over Medical Marijuana Continues in AR

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Error loading player: No playable sources found LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas voters recently said yes to a measure to legalize medical marijuana. The approval brings relief to some who rely on marijuana to treat conditions like PTSD, but some opponents still worry legalization may do more harm than good. Navy veteran Blake Ruckle suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. …

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Paul Risk starts division to design and build medical marijuana growhouses

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When DJ Risk approached his grandparents about creating a new division within Paul Risk Construction, he wrestled with how to share his vision. Paul Risk had grown a fledging family business from three to 70 employees and carefully cultivated a reputation as a full-service design-and-build firm before retiring. Now his grandson, promoted to president in February, wanted to help clients …

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Pot in the Bible Belt: Debate over medical marijuana continues in Arkansas

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CNN (CNN) Arkansas voters recently said yes to a measure to legalize medical marijuana. The approval brings relief to some who rely on marijuana to treat conditions like PTSD, but some opponents still worry legalization may do more harm than good. Navy veteran Blake Ruckle suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. He says the memories of his 2011 missions to …

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Medical Marijuana Program Is Getting “Fine Tuning”

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New York State lawmakers are expanding the medical marijuana program to allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to certify patients. Director of DENT Cannabis Clinic Dr. Laszlo Mechtler The program began last January and has been criticized for being too restrictive. The state has worked this week on making it easier for patients to get help. Director of the DENT …

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Medical Marijuana Debate Continues in Arkansas

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Error loading player: No playable sources found ARKANSAS (CNN) Arkansas voters recently said yes to a measure to legalize medical marijuana. The approval brings relief to some who rely on marijuana to treat conditions like PTSD, but some opponents still worry legalization may do more harm than good. Navy veteran Blake Ruckle suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. He says …

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Don’t expect medical marijuana to be available anytime soon

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Now that we’re three weeks removed from such a hotly contested presidential election, it’s easy to forget that there’s at least one thing the majority of Florida voters agreed upon: Medical marijuana makes sense. With more than 71 percent of Florida voters on board with Amendment 2, that brings to 28 (plus the District of Columbia) the number of states …