Medical Marijuana 2020


A Closer Look

Resources for more information about Medical Marijuana 2020


Harper Grace’s Law: Little girl in Mississippi with severe seizures still waiting to get her medicine

Mississippians fight for medical marijuana in 2020

10 ways medical marijuana can be used
to treat disease

Why aren’t there more medical studies on
medical marijuana?

Results of studies show medical marijuana helps many medical patients

American Cancer Society: AMA calls for the reclassification of marijuana as a
Schedule I substance

American Medical Association supports review to help facilitate scientific research and development of cannabinoid-based medicines

American Medical Association requests reclassification of marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II for purpose of further adequate and
well-controlled studies

Journal of the American Medical Association: Effects of marijuana can include reduction in pain, nausea, vomiting, and muscle spasms as well as
increased appetite

Medical marijuana study for Parkinson’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Society: Taking cannabis could help manage some behavioral symptoms of dementia

U.S. National Library of Medicine & National Institutes of Health: Understanding PTSD in veterans – symptoms, suicide rates, and treatments

Medical marijuana related to decreased number of driving fatalities and decreased number of
opioid prescriptions

American Journal of Public Health: Study links medical marijuana laws with decreased traffic
fatality rates

Where marijuana is legal, opioid prescriptions fall

Medical marijuana stops child’s seizures

Child’s seizures decrease from 300 grand mal seizures a week to two or three a month in her sleep

Mississippi’s ballot initiative process