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Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs

California cannabis labs are being swamped with samples as new product purity regulations take effect.

New York State Health Officials Conclude ‘Legalize It’

The New York State Health Department's 2018 Marijuana Legalization Assessment Report will go down in history.

New York Emergency Rule OKs Medical Marijuana as Opioid Alternative

The New York State Health Commissioner allows doctors to recommend medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids, effective immediately.

Michigan Expands Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Michigan regulators have significantly expanded the list of conditions approved for treatment by medical marijuana.

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Arizona

Most Arizona MMJ patients use cannabis to soothe chronic pain. If you qualify, here's how to obtain your own card.

Britain’s Medical Cannabis Wall Is Tumbling Down

Medical cannabis formulations are coming to England on an emergency basis in the next two weeks. The UK government decided this week to immediately begin accepting medical cannabis license applications from physicians.

What’s Next For Epidiolex Maker GW Pharmaceuticals

Leafly spoke with VP Stephen Schultz about the significance of FDA approval, when Epidiolex might become available to patients, and what’s coming next from the drugmaker.

To My Fellow LGBTQs: Let’s Have an Honest Talk

Drug stigma gets mixed in with the stigma of being queer and contributes to the shame and social anxiety that inspired that drug use in the first place.

A Look Into the Benefits of Cannabis for Alzheimer’s Disease

Learn about how THC and CBD have the potential to help treat and even prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

FDA Approves Epidiolex, a Marijuana-Based CBD Drug for Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration approved Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood. But it's not quite medical marijuana.

The Good Doctor

"We made what I thought was a narcotic killer," says Dr. Scott Martin of his biologically advanced CBD pain relief capsule, Preleve. Then Big Pharma shut him down.

Arizona Mothers Challenge State Over Autism and Cannabis Oil

The state health agency rejected autism as a qualifying condition last year. Now these mothers are fighting to reverse the decision.

Autism and Cannabis: Here’s What the Science Says

Colorado's governor rejected it as a medical marijuana condition, but a few states allow it. The science is promising, but not conclusive.

The Latest in Medical Cannabis Research: Summer 2018

Trying to keep track of all the advances in cannabis research? Here are some brief summaries from some of the biggest headlines of the summer.

Leafly Users Weigh In: The Best Cannabis Products for Migraines

Need migraine relief? Leafly users weigh in on their favorite cannabis products that help them find comfort and alleviate migraine symptoms.

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