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Stacy Pershall

Stacy Pershall is the author of "Loud in the House of Myself: Memoir of a Strange Girl." Based in New York, she is a public speaker and mental health advocate for college-age students.

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Why More College Students Are Calming Anxiety With Medical Cannabis

One in four college students take antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and many are finding relief with medical cannabis. But their therapists remain wary.

Stacy Pershall - July 24, 2018

Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card

When I got mine after shoulder surgery, it reduced my pain and my opioid intake. Here's a 5-step guide to getting yours.

Stacy Pershall - March 19, 2019

Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

With the cannabis industry booming, employers are looking for highly skilled labor. Check out these US universities offering degrees in cannabis.

Stacy Pershall - August 27, 2019

How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments

Cannabis can be life-changing for people with PTSD, but depending on where you live, access to the plant can be complicated.

Stacy Pershall - September 17, 2019

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How Access to Cannabis Can Affect Mental Health Treatments

Cannabis can be life-changing for people with PTSD, but depending on where you live, access to the plant can be complicated.

Stacy Pershall - September 17, 2019

Higher Education: The Top Universities Offering Cannabis Degrees

With the cannabis industry booming, employers are looking for highly skilled labor. Check out these US universities offering degrees in cannabis.

Stacy Pershall - August 27, 2019

Here’s How to Get a New York Medical Marijuana Card

When I got mine after shoulder surgery, it reduced my pain and my opioid intake. Here's a 5-step guide to getting yours.

Stacy Pershall - March 19, 2019

Why More College Students Are Calming Anxiety With Medical Cannabis

One in four college students take antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and many are finding relief with medical cannabis. But their therapists remain wary.

Stacy Pershall - July 24, 2018