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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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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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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To help baby girl, New Mexico family drives to Denver for cannabis – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico family is suing the state's health department claiming that medical marijuana growing limitations hinder producers from making a certain cannabis oil that helps with their infant daughter's rare disorder.

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To help baby girl, New Mexico family drives to Denver for cannabis – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico family is suing the state's health department claiming that medical marijuana growing limitations hinder producers from making a certain cannabis oil that helps with their infant daughter's rare disorder.

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After Almost 30 Years As a Surgeon, This Physician Became a Pot Doc – Cannabis News

Physicians like Francis D’Ambrosio have substantial reason to believe that cannabinoids may indeed be effective medical treatment.

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Hemp oil company sees big opportunity in southern Colorado operation – Cannabis News

Clint Pyatt is a third-generation farmer from Oklahoma who has traveled the world promoting the hemp industry. So it’s no coincidence that the 45-year-old Marine Corps veteran is trying to shepherd hemp into Pueblo County.

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Nebraska Begins State-Funded Cannabis Drug Research For Epileptics – Cannabis News

For the first time in Nebraska, legal testing of a marijuana-based drug treatment will begin this summer.

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From leaf to liquid: Marijuana’s new look – Marijuana News

Cannabis consumers are turning to more discreet concentrates and oils.

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A bill legalizing cannabis oil use progresses in Iowa – Marijuana News

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that would create a system for manufacturing, dispensing and possessing medical marijuana in Iowa has advanced in the Legislature with several changes.

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A bill legalizing cannabis oil use progresses in Iowa – Marijuana News

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill that would create a system for manufacturing, dispensing and possessing medical marijuana in Iowa has advanced in the Legislature with several changes.

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DEA Eases Cannabis Study Requirements – Marijuana News

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Christmas came early for cannabis research scientists. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) decided to ease some of the regulatory requirements that had been imposed on those who were conducting FDA-approved clinical trials on cannabidiol (CBD).

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Another medical use for pot: Healing broken bones

New Zealand teen treated with cannabis oil 'breathing on his own' in hospital

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The family of a New Zealand teenager, who has been in a coma for weeks, believes cannabis oil could save their son – but they need a law change.
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Texas Just Approved A Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

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Medical marijuana could be legal in Texas, sort of.
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