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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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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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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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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Indiana lawmakers consider allowing hemp in treatment of epilepsy – Cannabis News

A bill allowing children with epilepsy to use hemp extract will be heading to the Senate floor for a vote, though some lawmakers were concerned about the need or potential abuse of the product.

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Indiana lawmakers consider allowing hemp in treatment of epilepsy – Cannabis News

A bill allowing children with epilepsy to use hemp extract will be heading to the Senate floor for a vote, though some lawmakers were concerned about the need or potential abuse of the product.

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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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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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Mother begs SC lawmakers to pass cannabis oil bill for son – Cannabis News

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A mother is begging South Carolina lawmakers to take a walk in her shoes as they decide how to vote on a new medical marijuana bill.

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Mother begs SC lawmakers to pass cannabis oil bill for son – Cannabis News

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A mother is begging South Carolina lawmakers to take a walk in her shoes as they decide how to vote on a new medical marijuana bill.

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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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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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Utah to study effects of hemp oil on children with epilepsy – Cannabis News

Still in the early stages, results from the study aren't expected until 2018.

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Utah to study effects of hemp oil on children with epilepsy – Cannabis News

Still in the early stages, results from the study aren't expected until 2018.

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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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Hemp oil almost ready for Missouri – Cannabis News

The growing of hemp was approved in Missouri in 2014.

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