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Placing focus on the U.S. opioid epidemic, how medical cannabis can help
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Placing focus on the U.S. opioid epidemic, how medical cannabis can help

According to the CDC, the United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids. For opioids that are prescribed as painkillers like oxycodone and morphine, several factors are likely to...

Doing Medical Cannabis The Right Way In Pennsylvania
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Doing Medical Cannabis The Right Way In Pennsylvania

Last Spring, Governor Tom Wolf signed the bill to legalize the growth, distribution and consumption of cannabis for medicinal purposes in Pennsylvania. Advocates and members of the House and Senate fought tirelessly for this reality for years. The bill addresses seventeen medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cancer, and HIV with the option to add...

Cannabis enhances creativity and productivity if used correctly
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Cannabis enhances creativity and productivity if used correctly

Currently, the many degrees of cannabis use are starting to gain attention. As states are passing bills to legalize the medical use of cannabis, research has progressed to identify the different needs for patients interested in prescriptions. This includes choosing from various approved products with doses of CBD to accurately help certain medical conditions. In...

NFL Hall of Fame Linebacker Jack Ham Partners with AGRIMED for Cannabis Advocacy in Pennsylvania
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NFL Hall of Fame Linebacker Jack Ham Partners with AGRIMED for Cannabis Advocacy in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (May 22, 2017) – One of the greatest outside linebackers in the history of the NFL is joining forces with AGRiMED Industries LLC as an advocate for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania – connecting patients with the help they need – and helping to create careers for the Pennsylvania communities. Legendary Pittsburgh Steeler and native son Jack Ham plans to serve as a...

Eminent physician Eric I. Mitchell, MD, FACPE to become Medical Director of AGRiMED Industries LLC, a premier medical cannabis company
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Eminent physician Eric I. Mitchell, MD, FACPE to become Medical Director of AGRiMED Industries LLC, a premier medical cannabis company

PHILADELPHIA, May 17, 2017 — AGRiMED Industries, a national medical cannabis organization dedicated to enriching the lives of patients, today announced that Dr. Eric Ignatius Mitchell MD, MA, FACPE, CPE, Colonel, Medical Corp, United States Army Reserve(r), has joined its Medical Board. Eric I. Mitchell, MD, FACPE will become Medical Director of the company.  Bruce Goldman,...

Impacts of Cannabis on Epilepsy
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Impacts of Cannabis on Epilepsy

AGRiMED develops environmentally-friendly, economically sustainable businesses in the communities in which we serve and our commitment to patient care is second to none. According to Healthline, 1 in every 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy, a neurological disorder caused by malfunctioning nerve cell activity in the brain. Epilepsy can affect people at any age...

10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana
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10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana

AGRiMED Industries understands with compassion that most seniors grew up during a time when marijuana was illegal in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and around the country. It’s unfortunate that marijuana has been portrayed for decades by the government and media as an illicit drug used solely for a social purpose by “hippies” and so-called “drug...

Nasdaq Sees New Growth from Green Stocks as Cannabis Gets Rich
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Nasdaq Sees New Growth from Green Stocks as Cannabis Gets Rich

Cannabis stocks on the Nasdaq continue to rally after approval of recreational marijuana use in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada. Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota have introduced medical marijuana legislature as well, joining a growing number of states adopting various forms of the law. Cannabis-related stock interest keeps climbing, from microcap to Nasdaq-listed equities. It’s...

The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football
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The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football

by Mark Winkel     Introduction: In May 2012 at the age of 43, a retired professional football player took his own life. This former San Diego Chargers linebacker, Junior Seau, was one of the best players in the league. However, over time, he began to suffer from wild mood swings, insomnia, and depression. After...

The Growth of Legitimate Cannabis Entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania
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The Growth of Legitimate Cannabis Entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s local cannabis economy has exploded over the course of the last year. Entrepreneurs are filling growing consumer demand—legal or otherwise. The transitional nature of marijuana legality in the state and around the country provides enough wiggle room that smart business people who see the profitable opportunities available find ways to stake their claims, uncertainties...