Medical Cannabis

Medical Cannabis

In Memoriam: Jacki Rickert

Follow Us!Share This!Longtime medical cannabis advocate Jacki Rickert sadly passed away on December 26, 2017. She will be sorely missed. Her good friend and fellow Wisconsin activist Gary Storck wrote this moving tribute to her, Remembering Wisconsin Medical Cannabis Advocate Jacki Rickert 1951-2017. Follow Us!Share This!

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Patients Out of Time Coming to Canada in 2018!

Follow Us!Share This!Co-founder and President of Patients Out of Time Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN, will be making several stops across Canada in early 2018 to present educational workshops for nurses and nurse practitioners. The workshops are hosted and organized by Executive Links through their healthcare branch, Nursing Links. Here’s what Mary Lynn had to say about the first set of these events, which were held in late 2017: It was such an honor and a pleasure to be…
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Tell The Attorney General: Obey The Law

Follow Us!Share This!Bryan Krumm is a psychiatric nurse practitioner and medical cannabis patient advocate in New Mexico. He’s spoken at some of our conferences, so you may be familiar with him and the great work he does. Recently, Bryan started a petition at Change.org that you’ll want to know about, and should consider signing. In 2009, Bryan Krumm filed a rescheduling petition for Cannabis with the DEA. Last year the DEA settled that rescheduling petition and agreed to stop blocking…
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Medical Cannabis as a Substitute for Prescription Drugs

Follow Us!Share This!Evidence continues to mount that medical cannabis is a viable substitute for several types of prescription medication, including opioid painkillers, anti-anxiety drugs, and sleeping medications. In November 2017, the journal PLOS One published research results out of the New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program (“Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients: A preliminary cohort study“) that found “a strong correlation between enrollment in an MCP and cessation or reduction of opioid use. From a…
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Cannabis Research, Continuing Education Seminar, Medical Cannabis, National Clinical Conference, Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs, Public Policy, Therapeutic Effects

Give NFL Players the Option of Medical Cannabis

Follow Us!Share This!Some may claim they just want to get high, yet the players will tell you that cannabis is their medicine; it is the best medicine for their pain and injuries resulting from the numerous hits they take. Frequent hits to the head create cumulative damage that results in serious brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Body slams and tackles result in aches and pains throughout the body. These injuries are not limited to football – think of athletes who…
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Medical Cannabis, NFL, Public Policy, State Laws, Therapeutic Effects, Video On Demand

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Patients Out of Time Video Series Now Available!

Follow Us!Share This!Patients Out of Time’s national clinical conferences on cannabis therapeutics feature the world’s leading cannabis researchers, who explain how cannabis helps heal the brain after acute trauma; how cannabis as a pain treatment can reduce the risks from opioid use; cannabis use with geriatric patients; cannabis for PTSD, and much, much more. For the first time, we are now making these videos available to the public to stream on demand. Details are at our video on demand page. Eben…
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Nashville Oct 2017: The Endocannabinoid System and Medical Cannabis

Follow Us!Share This!First time ever in Tennessee! 6 CEU Credits for Nurses Join us on Saturday, October 14 in beautiful downtown Nashville to learn more on the ground-breaking advancements of how cannabis is offering a better quality of life to patients. Learning Objectives: Identify the major components of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) Summarize the overall function of the ECS Identify various therapeutic actions of cannabinoids/terpenes/cannabis Compare and contrast THC and CBD Describe alternative methods of cannabis administration other than smoking….
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Continuing Education Seminar, Medical Cannabis, Tennessee

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Coming up Sept. 29 in Louisville, KY: The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Nurses Need to Know

Follow Us!Share This! The Endocannabinoid System and Cannabis: What Nurses Need to Know With Guest Presenter: Mary Lynn Mathre, RN, MSN, CARN, a medical cannabis consultant and addictions nurse consultant, co-founder of Patients Out of Time Friday, September 29, 2017 9:00 am- 4:05 pm Holiday Inn Louisville East- Hurstbourne Patient care is your #1 priority, which is why you are great at what you do! RN’s, NP’s, ARNP’s in all areas of practice, especially; pain management, hospice, palliative care, geriatrics,…
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Continuing Education Seminar, Medical Cannabis, Therapeutic Effects

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