Globe investigation puts dispensary marijuana to the test

INVESTIGATION Globe investigation puts dispensary marijuana to the test The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 6:00AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 7:11AM EDT As the federal government explores how to properly legalize marijuana, hundreds of dispensaries have sprung up in Vancouver and Toronto – all of them selling a product…

Seniors with access to medical marijuana use fewer prescription drugs: U.S. study

RONNIE COHEN Reuters Published Thursday, Jul. 07, 2016 8:52AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Jul. 07, 2016 8:53AM Physicians wrote significantly fewer prescriptions for painkillers and other medications for elderly and disabled patients who had legal access to medical marijuana, a new study finds. In fact, Medicare saved more than $165 million in 2013 on prescription…