Marijuana extract sharply cuts seizures in severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

An oil derived from the marijuana plant sharply reduces violent seizures in young people suffering from a rare, severe form of epilepsy, according to a study published Wednesday that gives more hope to parents who have been clamoring for access to the medication.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism - Cannabis News

There is anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s main non-psychoactive compound — cannabidiol or CBD — helps autistic children in ways no other medication has.

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Study: Compound in marijuana seems to help with severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

A compound found in marijuana halves the risk of certain seizures in people who have a severe form of epilepsy, a new study shows.

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Cannabis could help treat stress, PTSD and phobias – Cannabis News

Anxiety is driven by fear – research suggests that cannabidiol dilutes fear by changing the brain’s activity.

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms – Cannabis News

RICHMOND – Virginia probably will ease up a bit in its laws against marijuana by making it easier for epilepsy patients to obtain cannabis extract oils and by relaxing the penalty for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms – Cannabis News

RICHMOND – Virginia probably will ease up a bit in its laws against marijuana by making it easier for epilepsy patients to obtain cannabis extract oils and by relaxing the penalty for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

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Alabama's slow embrace of medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Unlike most states, Alabama does not allow the medical use of marijuana. But the state has recently passed laws allowing the use of some marijuana-derived extracts that can't get you high.

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Alabama's slow embrace of medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Unlike most states, Alabama does not allow the medical use of marijuana. But the state has recently passed laws allowing the use of some marijuana-derived extracts that can't get you high.

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A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis – Cannabis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, less addictive pain killer.

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Georgians battling for cannabis oil willing to break law – Cannabis News

ATLANTA -- The controversial fight to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law got off the ground at the state capitol Wednesday.

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Georgians battling for cannabis oil willing to break law – Cannabis News

ATLANTA -- The controversial fight to expand Georgia’s medical marijuana law got off the ground at the state capitol Wednesday.

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Medical marijuana backers in Indiana take hope in bill hearing – Cannabis News

INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Legislature allowed a Senate committee to hear testimony on a medical marijuana-related bill, some proponents saw a glimmer of hope.

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Medical marijuana backers in Indiana take hope in bill hearing – Cannabis News

INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Legislature allowed a Senate committee to hear testimony on a medical marijuana-related bill, some proponents saw a glimmer of hope.

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Can Cannabis Oil Help Heal Wounds? – Cannabis News

Much more research is needed to know whether medical cannabis oil may have a wound-healing effect.

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Cannabis ingredient to be classed as medicine in UK – Cannabis News

Products that contain a cannabis-based ingredient called cannabidiol, or CBD, are to be classed as medicines by the UK medicines regulator from this year.

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A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high – Cannabis News

Thousands of people around the country are using high-CBD marijuana.

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A Future For South Carolina Medical Cannabis In 2017 – Cannabis News

Two South Carolina bills planned for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical cannabis for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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A Future For South Carolina Medical Cannabis In 2017 – Cannabis News

Two South Carolina bills planned for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical cannabis for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same.

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