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New Regulations Tighten Medical Marijuana Access For Teens, Put More Responsibility on Doctors

Colorado House Bill 1317 impacts medical marijuana users in Colorado in a variety of ways. Signed into law on June 25, 2021, this bill adds a lot of new medical marijuana regulations in Colorado, affecting many patients, particularly teens who use medical marijuana in the state. Understanding The Regulations Included In Colorado House Bill 1317 The primary provision included in Colorado House Bill 1317 is that adult medical marijuana users are limited to purchasing 8 grams of cannabis per day, reduced from the previous limit of 40 grams. In addition, a statewide “seed-to-sale” tracking system will ensure users do not […]

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5 Benefits of Getting A Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado

Colorado is the first state to approve the use of medical marijuana in 2000, and has well-established itself as the center of medical marijuana treatment advancements, innovation in how cannabis can be cultivated with the most potency, as well as the legalization and de-stigmatization of marijuana use – and maybe for that reason alone it’s well worth taking a look at whether you qualify for a a medical marijuana (MMJ) card. There are a variety of conditions and illnesses that would qualify you for a medical marijuana card; some of the most common conditions are epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, cancer, chronic pain, […]

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City of Denver OK’s Cannabis Delivery and Consumption Lounges

Denver’s Mayor, Michael B. Hancock, recently signed and approved the city’s cannabis bill allowing for more consumption lounges and cannabis delivery. This new law has generated a lot of excitement, with many terming it as a game-changer. But what exactly does the new law say? And what does it mean for cannabis consumption lounges? Read on to get more details. Cannabis Delivery Under the New Law According to the new pot delivery policy, licensed dealers will have until 10pm to carry out deliveries. However, deliveries can only be made to residential addresses. Stores will be required to contract a licensed […]

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Water Soluble Cannabinoids in Cannabis Drinks Are a Major Evolution

For years, cannabis drink manufacturers have relied on oil-soluble cannabinoids to make their beverage formulations, but this presents many drawbacks. For instance, fat-soluble cannabinoids have an oil taste, cannot mix with water-based drinks and their effects take time to kick in. This has made it difficult for cannabis beverages to catch on. Fortunately, scientists have invented a water-soluble cannabinoid technology, which will enable manufacturers to produce water-soluble cannabis beverages. In this article, we will look at different ways water-soluble cannabis will transform the beverage industry. How the Water-Soluble Technology Will Revolutionize the Cannabis Beverage Industry Water-soluble cannabis promises to deliver […]

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Governor Jared Polis Increases Legal Cannabis Possession Limits for Colorado Adults

On Thursday, May 20, Governor Jared Polis signed a new bill into law. With the stroke of a pen, he doubled the legal cannabis possession limits for adults. The law took effect immediately. What’s more, he paved the way for Coloradans convicted of cannabis crimes to seal their records from background checks. Below, we’ll delve into the details of Colorado’s new cannabis policy. Colorado Increases Cannabis Possession Limit for Adults While Governor Polis’ signature may have officially made this new bill into law, its story doesn’t start there. In fact, it traces its origins back to February of this year. […]

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Edible Dosing Guide – How Much Is Enough? What You Should Know

If you’re taking medical cannabis products like edibles, it’s important to make sure you take the right dose to help with your condition, but not so much that you’re uncomfortable. What’s the right amount to take? Well, everyone is different. Many different factors come into play when choosing the right dose, including past cannabis usage and tolerance, gender, weight, and more. But we’ve put together a quick guide to be basics below, which is a good place to start. Please note that this is not medical advice, it is merely a suggestion. What To Expect From Different Cannabis Edible Dosages […]

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Glossary of Common Medical Marijuana Terms

Most Common Medical Marijuana Terms Have you ever wondered what exactly makes a concentrate or how to dab? You’re not alone. The world of medical marijuana is rife with specialized nomenclature and jargon, making it difficult for newbies to grasp. Below, we’ve outlined a few of the most common cannabis terms. This is by no mean an exhaustive list, but it can serve as a basis for marijuana newbies and veterans alike to join the cannabis conversation. Aeroponics A cannabis growing method where cultivators grow plants in air rather than a medium (dirt, water, etc.). Instead of growing through a […]

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SAFE Act Moves Forward Paving Way For Cannabis Banking In The United States

Cannabis regulation in the United States is complicated, to say the least – while cannabis is fully legal for recreation and/or medical use in dozens of states, it’s still federally illegal, and banks can be penalized heavily for working with cannabis businesses. This means that cannabis banking is basically non-existent – and most cannabis businesses in the US are unbanked. But the new Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act could change this. Let’s get into the details. What Is The SAFE Act And What Does It Mean For Legal Cannabis Across The US? The SAFE Banking Act stalled in […]

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Can Medical Marijuana (MMJ) Help Glaucoma Patients

Are you suffering from the debilitating effects of glaucoma and seeking relief? Our Colorado Springs, CO doctors can help you determine whether medical marijuana may be a treatment option for your glaucoma. Cannabis has long been associated with glaucoma relief, and it may be an option for patients looking for a new treatment. What is Glaucoma? Before we cover how medical marijuana may be able to help glaucoma patients, it’s important to understand what glaucoma is. It’s actually an umbrella term for several different conditions. However, they all share some common traits: Increased intraocular pressure: All types of glaucoma cause […]

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Can Medical Marijuana (MMJ) Help Patients with Persistent Muscle Spasms

We’ve all felt a Charlie horse, a stitch in our side, or a leg cramp once in a while. These are examples of simple muscle spasms, and they’re usually nothing to worry about. However, for patients with persistent muscle spasms, these conditions take on a more serious tone. In this post, our Colorado Springs, CO doctors will address the question: can medical marijuana help relieve persistent muscle spasms? What are Persistent Muscle Spasms? “Persistent muscle spasms” isn’t the name of one single condition or disease. Instead, the state of Colorado uses the term persistent muscle spasms as a catch-all to […]

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