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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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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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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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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Israeli Doctors to Use Cannabis to Treat Autism in First-of-its-kind Study – Cannabis News

After some success in using substance to treat epileptics, researchers to check effect of cannabis oils on individuals with severe behavioral problems.

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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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Albuquerque baby receives hemp oil for epilepsy at Children's Hospital Colorado – Marijuana News

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.

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Kansas Marijuana Activist Banda Still Plans To File Civil Rights Suit – Marijuana News

A Garden City mother facing criminal drug charges said this week that she still intends to file a lawsuit in federal court asserting a constitutional right to use marijuana to treat her Crohn’s disease.

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Maine schools begin crafting medical marijuana rules – Marijuana News

Medical marijuana in tincture form. Image: News Center via WCSH6.com

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.

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Maine schools begin crafting medical marijuana rules – Marijuana News

Medical marijuana in tincture form. Image: News Center via WCSH6.com

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.

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Mexican Families Hoping for Medicinal Marijuana Watch Top Court

Graciela Elizalde, an 8-year-old who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy that causes intense seizures, receives hydrotherapy treatment at a swimming complex in Monterrey, Mexico. Elizalde began taking a marijuana extract recently. AP Photo/Esteban Felix.
 
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- As Mexico's top court prepares to consider arguments that could open the door to the recreational use of marijuana, some families are hoping such a step could help make medicinal marijuana more accessible.
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Australian girls in Canada for cannabis oil treatment

Tabetha (right) and Georgia-Grace Fulton (left), 13 and 8, both suffer from a degenerative lung disease. Their mother, Bobby-Jo (back left), brought the girls to Victoria, B.C., so they could access the cannabis oil treatment after a successful, and illegal, 12-week trial in Australia. Video image via CTVNews.ca
 
An Australian family who traveled to Canada in order to legally access cannabis oil treatment could soon be forced to return home, where the life-changing medication is outlawed.
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Medical marijuana laws taking root across the South

Beverly Love, who suffers from lupus and multiple sclerosis, uses CBD oil to ease her pain. (Photo: Shawn Weismiller via AL.com)
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Only recently, as the marijuana movement sweeps through statehouses, have previously forgotten and failed laws become political tinder for a new debate in the South.
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State Writing Rules For Selling Cannabis Oil In Texas

Texas cannabis capitalists are ready to seed the soil

Cannabis leaf and Texas State Capitol Building
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AUSTIN — Texans with epilepsy may not be buying legal cannabis oil here until 2017, but home-grown entrepreneurs are already lining up for a cut of the mainstream marijuana business.
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Will marijuana ever be legalized in Alabama?

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Despite a recent change regarding the use of cannabis oil for the sick, one state representative doubts Alabama will ever legalize recreational marijuana.
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