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Ohio would be first state to let those at risk of CTE use medical marijuana – Marijuana News
Supporters of the new push to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio have added several new medical conditions to a proposed constitutional amendment, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
Marijuana-Based Drug Found to Reduce Epileptic Seizures – Marijuana News
An experimental drug derived from marijuana has succeeded in reducing epileptic seizures in its first major clinical trial, the product’s developer announced Monday, a finding that could lend credence to the medical marijuana movement.
About half of the patients who enrolled in a study of CBD oil at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had reductions in seizure frequency, according to initial results that will be reported at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in April.
A proposal to allow minors with certain medical conditions to use marijuana for palliative purposes is back before legislators this year, this time with the backing of onetime opponents: pediatricians.
While it's still controversial, medical marijuana is edging toward normality.
AURORA, Colo. - A baby girl who began having life-threatening seizures within days of her birth is receiving hemp oil while in the neonatal intensive-care unit at Children's Hospital Colorado, her mother says.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging the CDC to look into marijuana as a possible antidote to painkiller deaths.
Medical marijuana industry advocates and observers say a dearth of doctors willing to recommend patients is among the hurdles Illinois’ fledgling industry needs to overcome.
Oregon should fund an independent marijuana institute to support and conduct world-class research into the drug's medical and public health benefits, says a task force that includes state officials, scientists and leading physicians.
The race is on for Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary licenses. The 50th state has had a medical marijuana program for 15 years and was the first state to legalize it through the legislative process back in 2000.
Ten years ago this month, Rhode Island legalized medical marijuana. Today, nearly 13,000 patients are enrolled, not to mention more than 2000 caregivers. And a hundred new applications arrive every week. Is it sustainable?
Marijuana can be used to effectively treat people suffering from migraine headaches, new research has found.
WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) - Registration is now open for patients looking to buy medical marijuana in New York State. Dispensaries, including two locations in Western New York are set to open on January 5th.
A new study involving 11 epilepsy centers across the United States shows that a drug made from a medical marijuana derivative can reduce seizures in children and young adults with epilepsy who don't find relief from other treatments.
The University of Vermont's College of Medicine is offering a course on medical marijuana for the spring semester. Officially named "Medical Cannabis, Pharm-372," the course will cover the history of cannabis use, the current legal landscape, how the body responds to the drug and potential medical applications.
ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Schools across Maine are beginning to think about how kids prescribed medical marijuana will be able to take their medicine at school. A law passed last spring requires the state's schools to accommodate children who need to take medical marijuana during the school day.
Want to take a bite out of the American obesity epidemic? Legalize medical marijuana. That's the counterintuitive finding of a new study in the journal Health Economics.
ST. PAUL -- Severe pain soon will be a reason Minnesotans may use medical marijuana, something supporters say will reduce the need for powerful and often-dangerous prescription medicines.