A recent Quinnipiac Poll of American voters found that 93% were in favor of medical marijuana when approved by a doctor. Only 6% were opposed, demonstrating an unprecedented level of public support for the issue. Among patients and providers, such widespread approval is welcome news and represents a milestone for efforts to educate the public
We’re very excited to report that the 30-day purchase limit for D.C. medical marijuana patients has now been raised from 2 to 4 ounces. Following approval by two expert advisory committees, the rule change was submitted to the Director of the Department of Health, who agreed with their findings. Capital City Care staff and patients
Neurobiologist Emily Lindley is launching a fascinating study evaluating medical marijuana’s effectiveness at treating chronic pain when compared to opioid pain relievers: The question of whether marijuana can help treat chronic pain is important enough on its own, but Lindley’s study takes on extra significance in the context of the ongoing epidemic of opioid abuse.
For obvious reasons, painting a complete picture of how cannabis was used in ancient cultures is difficult to do. Fortunately, as the role of medical marijuana in modern healthcare comes to be better understood, interest in its history is leading to important new discoveries: It must have been something in the air. During a short
Research into the medical efficacy of marijuana could be significantly expanded under a new policy announced this month: The Obama administration is planning to remove a major roadblock to marijuana research, officials said Wednesday, potentially spurring broad scientific study of a drug that is being used to treat dozens of diseases in states across the
As the District’s premiere dispensary, our goal at Capital City Care is to bring the best product and experience to our patients at the lowest cost available in the Nation’s Capital. Whether you have experience with medical marijuana, or you’re considering trying it for the first time, our friendly, knowledgeable staff will guide you through
Steps reduced for medical cannabis research Obama’s administration recently removed an obstacle for cannabis researchers. This new legislative measure for cannabis shows that widespread use of medical cannabis by American patients is making an impact on how the government perceives MMJ. Up until June 22, to begin a legal cannabis research trial, researchers had to
Thanks to the DC Council, licensed cultivation centers in the District will soon be able to grow a lot more plants for our patients: The bill, “The Medical Marijuana Supply Shortage Emergency Amendment,” was introduced by Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large) and doubles the amount of plants D.C.’s three medical marijuana cultivators can grow from