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Tuesday, 06 April 2010 16:40

Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical Marijuana DispensariesColorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are receiving greater acceptance as the state becomes more liberal. To grow and sell marijuana in the United States is still a Federal offense, yet many individual states are deeming it legal to use marijuana for medical purposes. Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensaries have become legal throughout much of the state.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010 17:39

Marijuana Vaporizer Information

Medical Marijuana VaporizerEvery medical marijuana patient has their own way of using the drug. Some ingest it through food products while others smoke it in cigarette-form. Another method is gaining popularity by patients because it is more effective and safer then traditional smoking. A patient can now use a marijuana vaporizer.

Monday, 22 March 2010 15:47

Medical Marijuana and Arthritis

Medical Marijuana and Arthritis

Arthritis is a medical condition that affects millions of Americans which causes pain and swelling in the joins and limits movement. There are two main types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. A person’s immune system is the cause of rheumatoid arthritis. When the immune system malfunctions, instead of fighting off bacteria or viruses, it actually starts attacking the body and eventually bones start to get eroded. Rheumatoid arthritis is most common among the elderly. The other form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, occurs from use when cartilage wears away and affects hands, hips, knees, neck and lower back. As of now there is no cure, but there treatments, such as medical marijuana, that can help you relieve pain.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010 17:00

Colorado Medical Marijuana Doctors

Colorado medical marijuana doctors intend on defending the rights of marijuana patients by using education and community participation. Many patients seeking alternative forms of medicine are naturally attracted to the special practices of these doctors. All patients that seek medical marijuana are put through a heavily detailed screening process, and unqualified patients are turned away. Medical marijuana is only intended for use in "debilitating medical conditions," such as cancer, HIV, seizures, fibromyalgia, and more. Most patients are registered for medical marijuana usage to assist with chronic pain.

Monday, 15 March 2010 15:26

Medical Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis

Medical marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis has proven to be an effective drug for people with this debilitating disease. Approximately 350,000 people across the United States are said to suffer from MS. This is a disease that effects the central nervous system, and at times it can be fatal.

Colorado approved Ballot Amendment 20 in 2000 legalizing medical marijuana. To date, fourteen other other state legalization process for medical marijuana laws have passed.

Those states are California, Hawaii, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington. Arizona passed a law in 1996 allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana, and Maryland allows for medical marijuana to be used as a defense in court. The fifteenth, where the State legislation process for medical marijuana is thought to soon be successful, is New York.

AIDS patients take a lot of pills. The HIV virus attacks the body’s immune system on multiple fronts, causing intense nausea and lack of appetite. What that often means is, AIDS patients rarely feel like eating, and if by some miracle they manage to choke something down, it’s more likely than not to make them feel even sicker. Commonly referred to as AIDS wasting, dramatic weight loss is a common side effect for patients with end stage AIDS, but even those less far along experience issues with their appetite, as well as the ability of the body to process nourishment.

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 17:04

Medical Marijuana and Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition in the eye that can eventually end in blindness. Of the four million Americans estimated to have some form of glaucoma, as many as half of them are unaware of it.

Monday, 01 March 2010 05:50

Medical Marijuana in Colorado

Colorado law amendment 20 made it legal for patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions to obtain medical marijuana for treatment. The definition of debilitating varies under the law, but in Colorado, it is defined as any condition that impedes the normal function of life. This ranges from life threatening conditions, such as Cancer, or AIDS, to neurological conditions, like seizures or epilepsy. Colorado even agrees that medical marijuana can assist treatment with anorexia and arthritis.

Wednesday, 10 February 2010 01:19

Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Every day, it becomes more difficult to deny the benefits of medical marijuana. Ask anyone who’s used it for pain management relating to a life-altering illness – Cancer, AIDS, Glaucoma, Multiple Sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease, among others – and they’ll tell you how it’s changed their lives.

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