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Alabama parents say newly legal cannabis oil helping children – Cannabis News
Leni's Law, which took effect June 1, was an expansion of Carly's Law, which passed in 2014 and authorized a study at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on the use of CBD oil to treat seizure disorders.
Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says – Cannabis News
(CNN) - Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease.
First home delivery of medical-grade marijuana made in Florida – Cannabis News
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —The first organization approved to dispense medical-grade marijuana in Florida made its first home delivery Saturday.
Physicians like Francis D’Ambrosio have substantial reason to believe that cannabinoids may indeed be effective medical treatment.
Boston's first medical marijuana shop is open for business. Customers can start filling prescriptions at Patriot Care Wednesday afternoon.
Researchers in Maryland and Arizona are looking for veteran volunteers to smoke up to two joints' worth of marijuana a day in a new study designed to find out if pot helps relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include intractable pain marks a critical juncture in the year-old program, which is among the most restrictive in the country.
How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California's Cannabis Industry, And Vice Versa – Cannabis News
While both Israel and California are leaders in medical cannabis, both programs can still be improved.
The first shop that can legally sell medical marijuana in Florida opened at a strip mall in Tallahassee on Tuesday and Dallas Nagy became its first customer, buying cannabis capsules that he hopes will ease his chronic muscle spasms and seizures.
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Nevada lawmakers recently made a major change to the way medical marijuana cards are issued in the Silver State. They reduced the process from more than 40 days in some cases to less than 24 hours.
TALLAHASSEE - Two years after state lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott approved it, Florida’s first medical cannabis dispensary is scheduled to open next week.
A team of researchers has been given a $157,000 grant to study whether cannabinoids can help treat brain cancer.
Albany - Less than a week after their 7-year-old daughter Adrienne started taking an experimental marijuana-based medicine, Bill and Kim Kelly noticed a big difference.
States that implemented medical marijuana laws experienced an especially notable drop in painkiller prescriptions.
Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There are still tight restrictions but weed is increasingly coming into the scientific mainstream.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Missouri’s first legal cannabis growth operation since the 1930’s is up and running and already helping patients with epilepsy.
Physicians wrote significantly fewer prescriptions for painkillers and other medications for elderly and disabled patients who had legal access to medical marijuana, a new study finds.
Insys Therapeutics Inc. announced Tuesday, July 5, that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s drug Syndros, an orally administered liquid formulation of the synthetic cannabinoid dronabinol, according to a release.