Missouri scientific marijuana dispensaries originate to prolonged lines, chuffed patients

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s first licensed marijuana dispensaries opened this weekend in the St. Louis area with long lines and happy patients. The two dispensaries run by N’Bliss opened Saturday in Ellisville and Manchester. Another dispensary is expected to open Monday in the Kansas City area nearly two years after Missouri voters approved a constitutional…

Leafly’s handbook to Missouri medical marijuana dispensary merchandise

Missouri residents voted to legalize medical marijuana in Nov. 2018. Two years later, the state’s first licensed dispensaries are nearly ready to open. More than 60,000 registered medical marijuana patients are ready to make their first purchases of state-licensed cannabis. During the first few weeks, dispensaries will have cannabis flower available—and not much else. What…

Does cannabis abet or damage the immune blueprint?

Cannabis is celebrated for the benefits it offers in the management of certain medical conditions. As awareness around cannabis grows, consumers are becoming better versed in the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in the treatment of specific autoimmune diseases, inflammation, and gastrointestinal disorders.  But how does cannabis affect the immune system as a whole? If you’re…

Nebraska advocates fight to safe clinical marijuana on Nov. 3 ballot

Although an initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Nebraska has already been certified to appear on the statewide ballot in November, the measure’s opponents aren’t going away quietly. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana—a campaign led by State Senators Anna Wishart (D), Adam Morfeld (D) and former State Senator Tommy…

Did women sigh cannabis as medication in former Egypt?

An empire that spanned 3,000 years, from 3100 BCE to 332 CE, ancient Egypt amassed enormous wealth thanks to its rich agricultural lands and abundance of minerals such as gold, granite and, turquoise. Protected from invasions by the area’s unique geography of desert, coastline, and Nile river floods, the region also benefitted from relative political…

Election 2020: Idaho scientific marijuana legalization data

Latest news on the Idaho Medical Marijuana Act July 20 — Although Idaho’s campaign has failed to gather enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot, the game ain’t over yet. In early July, activists threatened to sue the state if they weren’t provided with more time to gather signatures in light of the coronavirus…

Cannabis for IBD: Can it back?

For those living with inflammatory bowel disease or IBD, digestion can be a minefield. Inadvertent snacking on a trigger food can provoke excruciating pain or even numbness. A stressful day at work may lead to a flare in inflammation and hospitalization. The chorus often sounded by those living with IBD is the way the disease…

Who is Rick Simpson and what’s Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Rick Simpson Oil, or RSO, is a cannabis concentrate used for many different medical benefits, including relieving cancer symptoms. It has a thick, syrupy consistency and can be applied as a topical or ingested in food or drinks. In this article we’ll go over who Rick Simpson is and why he created this oil, how it’s…

Arizona, Florida dispensaries remain originate throughout summer COVID-19 spikes

Bruce BarcottJune 30, 2020 Dispensaries in Arizona, Florida, and Texas remain open as essential businesses. (AdobeStock) As coronavirus cases continue spike alarmingly in Arizona, Florida, Texas, and other southern states, some once-reluctant governors are taking action to shut down gathering places. On Monday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered all bars, movie theaters, gyms, and water…