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by Andrew Mangini
Vireo Health of New York CEO Ari Hoffnung testifies on adult-use cannabis

Vireo Health of New York Chief Executive Officer Ari Hoffnung told a panel of state Assembly members this week that legalization of cannabis for adult use is a "huge step in the right direction," but more must be done to repair inequities created by cannabis prohibition. Hoffnung delivered testimony during Tuesday's Assembly hearing on the topic, noting that while legalization would result in significant economic benefits for New York state, he would support legalization even in the absence of a...

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by Ari Hoffnung
What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

Marijuana and hemp are varieties of cannabis that developed due to selective breeding – hemp for its fiber and marijuana for its medicinal components. While the two look and smell-alike,...

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by Jeremy Kossen
How Do I Choose the Medical Cannabis Product That’s Right for Me?

If you’re new to cannabis-based medicine, trying to figure out the best medical cannabis product to treat your condition can be downright confusing. In some states, product names range from...

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by Jeremy Kossen
How to Speak to Your Doctor About Medical Cannabis

For many of us, interacting with our doctor even under the best of circumstances can be an intimidating experience. Are you bracing yourself for bad news? Unconsciously neglecting uncomfortable—but nevertheless...

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by Jeremy Kossen
From Minnesota Vikings NFL Cheerleader to Medical Cannabis Patient Advocate: Vireo’s Sarah Overby, LPN

Sarah Overby, LPN, is the Medical Science & Patient Liaison for Minnesota Medical Solutions, a subsidiary of Vireo Health. With Super Bowl LII happening this Sunday in Minneapolis, MN, we...

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