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Is Medical Marijuana Banned from Arizona Colleges and Universities? New Ruling Changes Everything for MMJ College Students

Is Medical Marijuana Banned from Arizona Colleges and Universities? New Ruling Changes Everything for MMJ College Students

In light of a recent appellate court ruling that universities and colleges in Arizona can ban medical marijuana on their campuses, but that it cannot constitute a crime, it’s important to take a close look at what rules have been changed, what rules are still in place and the possible scenarios for the future. The Facts […]

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Where New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Stands on Marijuana

Where New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Stands on Marijuana

The one quote that seems to best encapsulate Jeff Sessions’ position on medical cannabis is, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” It has been clear from previous statements that Sessions takes a very strong prohibitionist stance. And since he is the new Attorney General, he could direct the Department of Justice in general and the DEA, in particular, to rigorously...

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Can Marijuana Help the Brain and Cognitive Problems?

Can Marijuana Help the Brain and Cognitive Problems?

Despite all the bad press about marijuana slowing down cognitive ability and causing people to lose focus, there are reasons to believe certain marijuana strains actually can help boost your focus and solve cognitive problems. Since 1970, when marijuana was first classified as a schedule 1 drug, there has been little room for researchers to […]

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Real Studies on Marijuana and Obesity

Real Studies on Marijuana and Obesity

For decades, marijuana has been credited with giving people the “munchies,” which ultimately leads to weight gain and, potentially, obesity. However, several studies in recent years have found marijuana users often have lower body mass indexes than expected, and they are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, among other things. 

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MMJ for Kids – Treatment Options

MMJ for Kids – Treatment Options

The topic of MMJ for kids is highly controversial throughout the world, despite recent success with legalizing marijuana both medically and recreationally. However, a number of parents are in support of MMJ for their children and are trying to educate their communities on the types of treatments available and how they work for youngsters.

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Does Marijuana Help Anxiety?

Does Marijuana Help Anxiety?

One of the most common reasons that people cite for using marijuana is to treat the symptoms of anxiety. There are many conflicting reports about the effects of marijuana on the user. In some cases, people report the plant offers an immediate calming sensation that helps them cope. On the other hand, some people say […]

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America’s Opioid Epidemic: Is Medical Marijuana the Cure?

America’s Opioid Epidemic: Is Medical Marijuana the Cure?

Arizona Organix was the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Arizona. Over the years, we’ve had the privilege to meet and educate many different people from all over the state and beyond on marijuana and its uses as a medical treatment. From what we’ve seen, marijuana is greatly reducing the troubling issue of prescription drug […]

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