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By healingtouch, Jan 11 2018 11:24PM

When applying to the state for a Medical Marijuana Card, it is crucial that you got your recommendation from a licensed doctor. Working with one from the outset is imperative, as doing so will keep your information private and secure, can answer all of the many questions you likely have, and most importantly, guarantee the authenticity of the marijuana recommendation you receive via mail.

Never trust a physician who ‘prescribes’ medical cannabis rather than recommends it, and never shy away from asking for a doctor’s credentials if you have any doubts about his or her, or the website’s, legitimacy. Medical cannabis is a highly beneficial treatment for anyone suffering the symptoms of glaucoma, chemotherapy-associated nausea, chronic pain, arthritis, and many other ailments.

Despite being legal throughout the state of California, you still need a genuine marijuana recommendation or a state-issued card before any dispensary can legally allow you to purchase medical cannabis. Anyone or any website offering to sell it to you without this is also breaking the law. Using one could get you into serious legal trouble. Misdemeanor charges carry harsh fines and heavy penalties.

By healingtouch, Dec 4 2017 08:11PM

The Medical Board of California (MBC) requires two fundamental legal requirements for any Medical Practice wether Online or Office based. The first is who can be the owner of a California professional medical corporation. At least 51% of the shares must be owned by a licensed physician and surgeon. A lay (unlicensed) person(s) cannot own any part of a medical corporation. The second is any California licensed physician and surgeon practicing under a fictions, false or assumed name in any public communication, advertisement, or announcement MUST register for a fictions name permit with the MBC. Furthermore, the permit is required to be visible to the Public at all times.

We encourage all prospective patients to inquire with online evaluation sites or storefront sites if they are legal based on the CMB's requirements. Obtaining a Recommendation from an Illegal offfice will result in very few California Dispensaries accepting your recommendation abd loss of your money

By healingtouch, Nov 30 2017 12:06AM

Proposition 64 adds five new statutes to the Health and Safety Code (HSC) under Section 5, Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes. It provides for the following changes to the Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) program:

It extends privacy protection to patients who hold a MMIC issued under the Medical Marijuana Program Act (MMPA). HSC Section §11362.713 provides for privacy rights of patients by ensuring that all patient information is deemed “medical information,” under California’s “Confidentiality of Medical Information Act,” which is similar to the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA).

It continues the MMIC, limits the maximum fee to $100 per card, limits the Medi-Cal maximum fee to $50 per card, and allows for a fee waiver for indigent patients.

It grants new custodial and parental rights protections for patients as follows: “The status and conduct of a qualified patient who acts in accordance with the Compassionate Use Act shall not, by itself, be used to restrict or abridge custodial or parental rights to minor children in any action or proceeding under the jurisdiction of family or juvenile court.”

It provides that if the federal government reclassifies or declassifies cannabis, the Legislature may similarly reclassify or declassify cannabis to conform with federal law.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will continue to print MMICs and maintain a registry database for verification of qualified patients and their primary caregivers.

Effective November 9, 2016, qualified patients or their primary caregivers will be exempted from retail sales tax on medical cannabis, medical cannabis concentrate, edible medical cannabis products, or topical cannabis if they present a valid MMIC issued by CDPH at the time of purchase.

By healingtouch, Nov 29 2017 11:11PM

The experience for each tends to be completely different even though both will get you high. Wether one is a noobie or and experienced veteran the differences are always good to know.

The 1st important concept to understand is that THC is absorbed differently.Smoking or Vaporizing Cannabis is absorbed into the bloodstream via the lungs. Edibles are absorbed via the Gastrointestinal Track and undergo 1st pass metabolism through the liver with converts THC to 11-hydroxy-THC producing a much greater and intense high

The 2nd way the introduction routes differ is onset and duration.

Edibles typically take 45 minutes to 2 hours for onset and usually lasts 4-6 hours. Inhalation has a rapid onset and lasts 2-3 hours.

Edibles tend to be much more difficult to dose depending on the manufacturing process and mislabeling.

Edibles are a much healthier smoking raw cannabis. However, the increased popularity of Vaporizing may be a healthier alternative to smoking.

Edibles tend to be more effective for conditions such as Insomnia or Chronic Pain due to their longer lasting effects

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