Category: Pennsylvania

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Greene county approves cannabis cultivation center in southwestern Pennsylvania to create jobs and spur economic development
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Greene county approves cannabis cultivation center in southwestern Pennsylvania to create jobs and spur economic development

PITTSBURGH, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A deal is now officially in the books, AGRiMED Industries LLC a Pennsylvania LLC, is proud to announce that it will be filing an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Health for the purpose of obtaining a license to grow and cultivate medical cannabis. The project site is south of the town...

Managing Energy Costs for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers
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Managing Energy Costs for Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers

A recent report by EQ Research compares the energy required to maintain indoor cultivation operations for medical marijuana to the power grid drain caused by data centers. According to the findings published in the repot, entitled A Chronic Problem, indoor growing centers potentially boast an energy intensity of 2,000 watts per meter. In 2012, Berkeley...

Medical Cannabis Certification for Pennsylvania Doctors
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Medical Cannabis Certification for Pennsylvania Doctors

Pennsylvania Cannabis Patients need good Doctors. More than ever, doctors certified for medical marijuana prescription are growing in number and influence. Opportunities abound to evolve patient care with cannabis in conjunction within state regulations. Part of this evolution includes doctors taking the initiative to get certified according to their state’s guidelines, closing the loop between...

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