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From Mary Jane to MMJ- Overcoming the Stigma of Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use has become increasingly more popular and accepted among the general public, but the use of med weed continues to be viewed as a socially awkward activity in some respects. However, MMJ has helped thousands of patients relieve the pain associated with chronic disease such as HIV/AIDS, glaucoma, seizures and cancer. So, with that being said, for those patients who have benefited from the effects of MMJ, stigma should be a non-issue. Finding the most reliable and confidential medical alternatives doctors in Colorado Springs is the first step in helping relieve these symptoms and enjoying the quality of […]

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High Times for Colorado Marijuana Related Businesses

In Colorado the New Year represents the power of a people through democracy as the legalization of recreational use and sale of marijuana at licensed stores for those over 21 years of age took effect via Amendment 64. The rest of the U.S. took notice as media across the wires reported on record sales and complex rules and regulations of its consumption. Advocates and protesters continue to weigh in on this revolutionary movement while estimated revenues are expected to reach nearly $400 million this year. As expectations of recreation med weed sales continue to be reported; fiscal year 2013 showed […]

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MMJ Reg Fees Lowered

Finding the best medical marijuana dispensaries Colorado Springs has to offer has a large part to do with weighing the payment options. Good news for MMJ patients as the Registry Board voted 7-1 to lower annual patient fees from $35 to $15 beginning in February. That my friends, is a 57 percent decrease and moves to the notion that the program is working for those who need it most. Mark Salley, spokesman for Colo’s Department of Public Health and Environment, told the Denver Post that the reduction is in part due to the state making enough money to cover administration […]

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Medical Alternatives Foresight for War Vets who Suffer PTSD

The MMJ movement is spreading quickly from state-to-state as citizens across the US begin to understand its positive affect on patients who have been diagnosed with cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS or other chronic pain. So, with results comes citizens’ insistence on further studies of MMJs positive uses for other illnesses and diseases. Recently in the news the question if MMJ would help those who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), specifically military service members who have and are coming home from deployment. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 450,000 Veterans received treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) […]

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Medical Marijuana November Updates

According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), as of August 31- over 800 physicians have patients to whom they prescribe medical marijuana (MMJ). Other stats report there are over 109k patients with more than 230k new applications processed for MMJ recommends. Med weed is prescribed to patients who suffer from chronic pain suffered from or being treated for cancer, glaucoma and HIV/AIDS. Over 90 percent of MMJ is prescribed for severe pain. Since Coloradans passed Amendment 20 in November 2000- citizens across the US have discovered its medical benefits. Today, 20 states plus DC have legalized […]

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Medical Marijuana Goes Interstate 420

Colorado-Influence to Other States as Medical Marijuana Goes Interstate 420 Medical marijuana has come a long way since Congress placed it on the schedule of controlled substances in 1972. Today, 20 states plus DC have legalized the medical use of marijuana and has since helped hundreds of thousands of patients. Colorado has been a pioneer on the med weed front – with its vast list of doctors, finding a dispensary Colorado Springs patients trust may seem daunting, but, our very own Dr. Reimers has practiced medicine for over 40 years –helps many patients- just like you- understand the benefits of […]

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Medical Alternatives for PTSD

Are you a service member? If you are a military member in Colorado, chances are you’ve been deployed. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 450,000 Veterans received treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in fiscal year 2011. The 2008 RAND (Research and Development) , a non-profit org that assists the U.S. government with R&D studies to help improve policy, reported that nearly 20% of Iraq and Afghanistan War vets screened positive for PTSD. Today, all over the country, campaigns to expand medical marijuana use to those veterans who’ve come home struggling with acclimating back into society […]

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On Medical Alternative Stats-Keep up With New Forms

Being dependable medical marijuana doctors Colorado Springs residents can trust, we want to help you be aware of all the changes in our area of specialty. As of August 1, there have been revisions to the current registry forms. But no fret, there’s a 90-day grace period for those who’ve used the old form(s) and are already in progress. What’s changed? Three new additions created as Forms MMR1012 Caregiver Acknowledgement, MMR1013 Provider Information Update and MMR1014 Provider Signature Revocation. What’s it all mean? Caregivers must now acknowledge their understanding of taking the responsibility of managing a patient’s care. A caregiver […]

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On Medical Alternative Stats- Interestingly Enough

The best medical marijuana doctors Colorado Springs has to offer want to provide you with the facts. An interesting fact about most medical marijuana is that according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), as of July 2013, and since June 2001, over 220k new patient applications have been logged since Coloradans voted and passed Amendment 20. The dispensaries Colorado Springs have to offer, try to manage all of these applications for sincerely sick clients. More than 800 doctors have authorized current patients who suffer from chronic pain suffered from cancer, glaucoma and HIV/AIDS. In fact, over […]

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Alternative Medicine- Here to Stay!

A great deal has ensued since Coloradans voted to pass Amendment 64 last November which legalized the use and regulation of marijuana. But, regulating the use of and determining tax implications triggered the enforcement of a Task Force- which will delay any retail sales until sometime next year. The passing of referendum-64 had initially raised questions about how it will affect the November 2000 passing of Amendment 20 which amended the State Constitution to allow the use of marijuana for patients via written medical consent. Under ref-20, patients are allowed to possess up to two-ounces of med-weed and may grow […]

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