Former NFL players appeal to league to embrace marijuana use – Cannabis News

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces increasing demands to embrace cannabis as a solution to two crises that threaten to derail the $13 billion-a-year league: painkiller abuse and concussions.

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Alabama parents say newly legal cannabis oil helping children – Cannabis News

Leni's Law, which took effect June 1, was an expansion of Carly's Law, which passed in 2014 and authorized a study at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on the use of CBD oil to treat seizure disorders.

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Alabama parents say newly legal cannabis oil helping children – Cannabis News

Leni's Law, which took effect June 1, was an expansion of Carly's Law, which passed in 2014 and authorized a study at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on the use of CBD oil to treat seizure disorders.

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Albany, N.Y. child's epilepsy improves on medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Albany - Less than a week after their 7-year-old daughter Adrienne started taking an experimental marijuana-based medicine, Bill and Kim Kelly noticed a big difference.

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Cannabinoids: The chemistry behind cannabis – Cannabis News

There are nearly 500 natural compounds in marijuana and over 100 of those chemical compounds (thanks to a recent discovery) are called cannabinoids.

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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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Newly legal cannabis oil helping St. Louis area boy with epilepsy – Cannabis News

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Missouri’s first legal cannabis growth operation since the 1930’s is up and running and already helping patients with epilepsy.

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Canadian parents treating epilepsy with cannabis oil angry over border seizures – Cannabis News

Parents of children suffering from difficult-to-treat forms of epilepsy are angry that shipments of the hemp oil they rely on to control their children’s seizures are being seized by Canadian border agents.

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Can this type of medical cannabis save lives? – Cannabis News

EARTH CITY, MO. - As Mitch Meyers sees it, she sells more than medical cannabis. She sells hope.

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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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'Life-changing': Medical cannabis has brought positive results for Hibbing girl with severe epilepsy – Cannabis News

Amelia is among more than 1,400 Minnesotans being treated with medical cannabis since the drug became legal in the state last July 1.

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Hemp helping former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer – Marijuana News

DENVER - Hemp is helping. Former Denver Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer says he is taking CBD, also known as cannabidoil, and it is easing the daily pain he suffered from a decade playing in the NFL.

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Oklahoma House approves bill to expand use of oil made from marijuana – Marijuana News

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House has given final approval to legislation that expands the medical use of an oil derived from marijuana.

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Oklahoma House approves bill to expand use of oil made from marijuana – Marijuana News

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma House has given final approval to legislation that expands the medical use of an oil derived from marijuana.

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GW Pharma's cannabis drug gets orphan drug status – Marijuana News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's experimental cannabis-derived epilepsy drug "orphan" status for a third group of patients affected by a rare form of the disease.

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Texas town rallies around cannabis oil venture – Marijuana News

AUSTIN -- A small town in North Texas could see Texas' first full-scale medical cannabis business.

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New oil springs up in Texas: cannabis oil – Marijuana News

A new law legalizes cannabis oil to help some Texans who have intractable epilepsy. If plans move forward, cannabis oil could be available for some epileptic Texans by late 2017.

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Marijuana-Based Drug Found to Reduce Epileptic Seizures – Marijuana News

An experimental drug derived from marijuana has succeeded in reducing epileptic seizures in its first major clinical trial, the product’s developer announced Monday, a finding that could lend credence to the medical marijuana movement.

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Iowans are already buying cannabis extract - Marijuana News

Dozens of Iowans have decided not to wait for legislators to make the sale of medical marijuana legal in the state.

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CBD study at UAB shows promising results, researchers say – Marijuana News

About half of the patients who enrolled in a study of CBD oil at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had reductions in seizure frequency, according to initial results that will be reported at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in April.

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