Connecticut Is Improving Access to Medical Marijuana for Sufferers of Facial Pain

(photo credit: Peter Hvizdak – New Haven Register) David Lipton, managing partner of Advanced Grow Labs, a medical marijuana production facility in West Haven, Connecticut, inspects a one of the best marijuana “mother” plants used to propagate other marijuana plants. It’s not for nothing that Connecticut is called “The Constitution State.” On Friday, the StateContinue reading Connecticut Is Improving Access to Medical Marijuana for Sufferers of Facial Pain

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Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. – Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance member and contributor

We are very proud to announce that Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. is a contributor to Face-Facts.org, the website of the Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance. Please visit Red’s page at Face-Facts.org/lawhern. For the few who don’t know him, Red’s reputation as a spokesperson for the rights of pain patients was earned over the many hours he has spentContinue reading Richard “Red” Lawhern, Ph.D. – Facial Pain Advocacy Alliance member and contributor

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Medical Marijuana and Chronic Facial Pain

Medical marijuana (MMJ) is a promising treatment for chronic facial pain, as demonstrated by several recent studies. Anecdotally, it has proven effective against nerve pain in individual case studies. For example: “…a patient with secondary progressive MS and severe lower limbs spasticity … was started on treatment with nabiximols. The patient also suffered from trigeminalContinue reading Medical Marijuana and Chronic Facial Pain