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How is Marijuana used Medicinally

Medicinal Use of Marijuana For more than 4000 years, marijuana plants have been used for medical reasons. Even our deep ancestors were using this plant for religious purposes and it has really predated the medical use of marijuana. Medical marijuana (also known as medical cannabis) – is a widespread form of herbal medicine and helps a lot of patients with specific diseases or syndromes. A large number of studies claim use of medical marijuana to be helpful in the treatment of all kinds of different diseases, even relieving pain for patients with HIV/AIDS. Marijuana is illegal for general (or recreational) use and is world’s most illegal drug, but it also is one of the most popular forms of herbal therapy. After countless research papers released and case studies done, use of medicinal marijuana has been decriminalized in 16 of 50 US states. In these 16 states medical marijuana is sold in dispensaries and recommendation from physician is required in order to purchase anything over

Colorado Medical Marijuana Laws Heat Up | Litigation Project Formed

DOR Draft Rules Released - Litigation Project Formed For immediate release: Aug. 31, 2010 Dept. of Revenue Reveals Draft Rules for MMJ Industry Patient and Caregiver Rights Litigation Project Formed Click here for VIDEO and PHOTOS: http://www. legal/rules/dor/ Denver: The Colorado Department of Revenue released 92 pages of draft  rules for the medical marijuana industry last week. The DOR will use these  draft rules as a basis to form permanent rules for the medical marijuana  industry. Click here to read the draft rules (PDF file): The draft rules were revealed on Friday, August 27, 2010 at the first  "workgroup" meeting of 25 people who will "give guidance" to the Department  of Revenue on their rulemaking process. This was the same workgroup meeting  that the DOR tried to hold in private, until CTI pressured the DOR to obey  the Open Meetings Act (Sunshine Law) and open the meeting to the public. About 7

Steamboat Today: Local marijuana strain takes top honors at Cannabis Crown

Steamboat Springs — The medical marijuana in Steamboat Springs is tops in Colorado. And that’s not just blowing smoke. Local dispensary Rocky Mountain Remedies won top honors for the best strain of medical marijuana at the inaugural Western Slope Cannabis Crown in Aspen this past weekend. The Kandy Kush strain, grown in Steamboat, beat out entries from 140 other participants and won the growers a trip to the 23rd annual Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam this November. Get the Entire Story at Steamboat Today: Local marijuana strain takes top honors at Cannabis Crown

Medical Pot Business Poised For Huge Growth

Medical Pot Business Poised For Huge Growth PREV 1 of 3 NEXT TED S. WARREN / AP After a recent shootout at the home of medical-marijuana activist Steve Sarich, police found 375 pot plants, $10,700 in cash and a stack of credit-card receipts showing Sarich's business had collected hundreds of thousands of dollars from pot-related sales and services in just a few weeks. To read the Complete Story by Susan Kelleher and Mark Rahner from the Seatle Times CLICK HERE

Amendment 20 | Colorado Marijuana Laws | Know Your RIghts

0-4-287 - ARTICLE XVIII - Miscellaneous Art. XVIII - Miscellaneous Section 14. Medical use of marijuana for persons suffering from debilitating medical conditions. (1) As used in this section, these terms are defined as follows: (a) "Debilitating medical condition" means: (I) Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or treatment for such conditions; (II) A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition, or treatment for such conditions, which produces, for a specific patient, one or more of the following, and for which, in the professional opinion of the patient's physician, such condition or conditions reasonably may be alleviated by the medical use of marijuana: cachexia; severe pain; severe nausea; seizures, including those that are characteristic of epilepsy; or persistent muscle spasms, including those that are characteristic of multiple sclerosis; or (III) Any other medical condition, or treat

Colorado Marijuana Dispensaries Map