Epileptic high school athlete at center of cannabis oil debate - Cannabis News

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - A high school athlete is at the center of a cannabis oil debate. He is one of 1,700 patients to sign up throughout the state for medical marijuana, but his high school says he can't bring it on campus.

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Cannabis for kids: Some parents praise pot to treat autism, other disorders despite lack of research - Cannabis News

A parents advocacy group organizes for pot instead of pills.

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Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law – Cannabis News

MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Once a month, a cardboard box from Colorado appears at the office of a conservative Christian lawmaker in central Georgia, filled with derivatives of marijuana, to be distributed around the state in the shadows of the law.

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Georgia Lawmaker Deals Cannabis Oil in Shadows of the Law – Cannabis News

MACON, Ga. (AP) -- Once a month, a cardboard box from Colorado appears at the office of a conservative Christian lawmaker in central Georgia, filled with derivatives of marijuana, to be distributed around the state in the shadows of the law.

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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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Mother Of Minnesota Teen With Tourette’s Pushes For Medical Cannabis In Schools - Cannabis News

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Since the passage of the medical marijuana bill in Minnesota, patients across the state have been helped.

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Mother Of Minnesota Teen With Tourette’s Pushes For Medical Cannabis In Schools - Cannabis News

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Since the passage of the medical marijuana bill in Minnesota, patients across the state have been helped.

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Four-year old Georgia boy ‘different child’ on cannabis oil – Cannabis News

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - Cannabis oil has become part of Georgia mom Julianne Martin's new routine.

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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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Ireland: Cork toddler, 2, gets cannabis oil permit for epilepsy treatment – Cannabis News

A two-year-old boy from west Cork with a rare form of epilepsy has become the first person in the country to be granted a licence allowing him to be treated with cannabis.

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Family says moving from Tenn. to Colo. for medical marijuana saved daughter’s life – Cannabis News

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.

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Family says moving from Tenn. to Colo. for medical marijuana saved daughter’s life – Cannabis News

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here.

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Iowa governor willing to renew law allowing use of cannabis oil – Cannabis News

Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy.

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Iowa governor willing to renew law allowing use of cannabis oil – Cannabis News

Governor Terry Branstad remains opposed to legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Iowa, but Branstad says he’s willing to work with advocates worried about the soon-to-end Iowa law that decriminalized possession of cannabis oil for treatment of chronic epilepsy.

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Connecticut boy is state’s first medical marijuana pediatric patient – Cannabis News

STONINGTON & BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — On October 1, medical marijuana became available to pediatric patients in Connecticut and three days later Linda Lloyd walked into Bluepoint Wellness in Branford.

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Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children – Cannabis News

A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Splitt, a Colorado teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice.

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Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children – Cannabis News

A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Splitt, a Colorado teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice.

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Republican says daughter’s pain is why South Carolina needs medical marijuana – Cannabis News

For five years, Republican state Rep. Peter McCoy of James Island was a state prosecutor in Charleston, working hundreds of drug cases along the way.

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Georgia parents furious over marijuana ruling – Cannabis News

ATLANTA - Georgia parents fighting to get their children potentially life changing medicine are furious over a federal government’s decision on marijuana.

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