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Medical Marijuana and Opioids Study

The overarching goal of the study is to understand how medical cannabis use affects opioid analgesic use over time, with particular attention to THC/CBD content, HIV outcomes, and adverse events. The study will include a cohort of 250 HIV+ and HIV- adults with (a) severe or chronic pain, (b) opioid analgesic use, and (c) new…

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Cancer Patients Using Cannabis ‘Doing Better…Feeling Better’

SAN FRANCISCO — “So let me know if you’ve ever seen a patient like this: 70-year-old guy, metastatic lung cancer, who’s using oxycodone. He’s using long-acting morphine for breathlessness and bone pain. He’s going to be starting chemo and immunotherapy soon. And, usually right as you’re walking out the door, he says, ‘Doc, should I…

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MN adds Alzheimer’s as Qualifying Condition

Minnesota health officials are adding Alzheimer’s disease as a qualifying condition to get medical marijuana. The state Health Department announced Monday that the new condition would take effect in August 2019. Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says there is “some evidence” that marijuana improves the mood, sleep and behavior of people with Alzheimer’s. “Any policy decisions…

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Dr. Locketz is now a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP)

  Dr. Locketz of Timewise Medical is now a Certified Life Care Planner in a field in which less than 1% of Life Care Planners are qualified Physicians. Dr. Locketz’s mission is to be the highest quality provider of damages valuation services in this industry. As a practicing MD who specializes in Physical Medicine &…

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