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Meg is the Group Editorial Director for Cannabis Patient Care and Cannabis Science and Technology magazines at MJH Life Sciences.
November 22, 2022
In this recent interview, Bruce Kendall and Dr. Hinanit Koltai of the Volcani Institute share the inspiring story of the late Michelle Kendall and how her passion for science and research brought them all together to study medical cannabis as a potential treatment for ovarian cancer.
October 06, 2022
In a statement released from the White House on October 6, 2022, President Joe Biden announced plans to pardon Federal convictions for simple possession of marijuana and issued a call to review the scheduling of cannabis (1).
September 23, 2022
One of the recurring challenges in the medical cannabis space is the difficulty in conducting research because of the plant’s Schedule I status. Although there are some researchers diving in with special licenses to conduct clinical studies, there are others that are looking at real-world users to supply data. For instance, Dr. Daniel J. Kruger is a Research Investigator with the Population Study Center at the University of Michigan and Principal Investigator on a study being conducted with the Releaf app. Here, Dr. Kruger shares his interest and background in these types of surveys and his plans for the current study with Releaf on chronic pain.
June 24, 2022
Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is a non-profit dedicated to ensuring safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research. ASA was founded in 2002 by medical cannabis patient, Steph Sherer, as a vehicle for patients to advocate for the acceptance of cannabis as medicine. ASA has local chapters throughout the United States, and in this series of interviews, we introduce you to those chapters and highlight some of the state-level work being done to advocate for patients’ access and rights. In this installment, Nico Murillo, the chair of the Dallas, Texas chapter, shares some advocacy highlights from the lone star state.
May 10, 2022
Here, Tetragram shares an overview of some of the top four areas users reported on related to pain to see what type of products they are finding useful, how they are consuming it, and more.
March 28, 2022
In this interview series, we speak to each of the organizers to learn more about them and what attends can expect from the practicum. Here in Part III, Dr. Dustin Sulak shares his insights.
March 25, 2022
What more needs to be done for patient rights, protections, and access to cannabis in the United States? In this interview, Abbey Roudebush, Director of Government Affairs for Americans for Safe Access (ASA), explains the goals of ASA and provides an in-depth analysis of their annual State of the States report. She explains why medical cannabis access is a pertinent issue, the myriad obstacles patients still face in securing protections, and how to advocate for the rights of medical cannabis patients.
February 18, 2022
In this interview series, we speak to each of the organizers to learn more about them and what attendees can expect from the practicum. Here in Part II, Dr. Kevin Spelman shares his insights.
January 20, 2022
The upcoming CannMed conference—taking place May 3–5 in Pasadena, California—will feature an exciting full-day medical practicum organized by Bonni Goldstein, MD, (the practicum’s originator); Dustin Sulak, DO; Kevin Spelman, PhD, MCPP; and Eloise Theisen, NP, AGPCNP-BC. During this practicum, each of the presenters will share the latest research, their clinical experience, and practice guidelines related to cannabinoid therapeutics.
As cannabis becomes more accepted across the US, universities are realizing the potential to educate a new class of students eager to join the cannabis industry across many levels of employment. Saint Louis University has developed two online programs for their students to learn and engage with cannabis industry insiders and help set them up for potential careers in upon graduation. We recently spoke with Stacy Godlewski from Saint Louis University about how their programs were developed, what students can expect to learn, and more.