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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Alabama Republican legislators to urge federal government to re-schedule marijuana for medical use – Marijuana News

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – For the last few years, the Alabama legislature has talked a lot about CBD oil. It’s derived from marijuana, but it can’t get you high. It can, however, make a big difference for patients who sometimes suffer multiple seizures a day.

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Alabama Republican legislators to urge federal government to re-schedule marijuana for medical use – Marijuana News

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – For the last few years, the Alabama legislature has talked a lot about CBD oil. It’s derived from marijuana, but it can’t get you high. It can, however, make a big difference for patients who sometimes suffer multiple seizures a day.

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DEA Takes 'Baby Step' on CBD, Eliciting Optimism and Outrage – Marijuana News

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The Drug Enforcement Administration announced Wednesday it’s making research into the non-intoxicating cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) easier, but advocates for legal access to what appears an effective treatment for epilepsy say the change doesn’t go nearly far enough.

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Study: Marijuana-derived drug reduces epileptic seizures – Marijuana News

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A new study involving 11 epilepsy centers across the United States shows that a drug made from a medical marijuana derivative can reduce seizures in children and young adults with epilepsy who don't find relief from other treatments.

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Wisconsin Families Make The Case For Marijuana Oil At State Capitol – Marijuana News

A drop of cannabis oil. Image: Ryan Bushby via Wikimedia Commons

Families desperate to get access to a medicinal oil derived from marijuana urged legislators to legalize it at a tearful hearing Tuesday.

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Wisconsin Families Make The Case For Marijuana Oil At State Capitol – Marijuana News

A drop of cannabis oil. Image: Ryan Bushby via Wikimedia Commons

Families desperate to get access to a medicinal oil derived from marijuana urged legislators to legalize it at a tearful hearing Tuesday.

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Mom Believes Marijuana Plant Oil Can Help Kids With Epilepsy – Marijuana News

Kim Hearn of Stratford believes an oil made from marijuana plants will help her son Sean and other children who have epileptic seizures. Image: Fox 61 via Hartford Courant

Each morning, Kim Hearn attaches a feeding tube to her son before outfitting him in specialized clothes that lend support to his torso, ankles and legs.

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Medical refugees leave Texas for marijuana treatments - Marijuana News

Hannah Loew, a child who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome, is among dozens who have moved to Colorado to receive higher concentrated doses of marijuana. Photo: KHOU

Hannah Loew, a child who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome, is among dozens who have moved to Colorado to receive higher concentrated doses of marijuana.

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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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Pot for your pup? Startups cash in on cannabis trend

After taking his CBD medicine Moose, a 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, goes for a walk in San Jose, California. Image: Brandon Chew, Special to The Chronicle
 
Suzanne Kisting’s burly 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, Moose, hobbled down the 40 stairs of her former Inner Sunset District apartment every morning, crippled by pain from severe arthritis.
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Marijuana as Medicine

Medical Marijuana cannabis shop in Denver, 2011. Image: User:O'Dea via Wikimedia Commons

Nearly half the country has so far made it legal. Does it work?

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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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Results from medical cannabis trials in Georgia show early promise

After battling for years to help treat his daughter, J-Bo Wages finally got his Georgia-issued low-THC oil registration card in August. Image: Curtis Compton, AJC.com
 
Georgia-based clinical trials have shown early promise in using cannabis oil to treat epileptic seizures, although researchers said they won’t know for sure until at least the end of next year what strides they have made in the study of medical marijuana.
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The Wonder Drug

A beaker of CBD oil in a lab in California. Image: Peter Bohler via New Republic

Inside the medical marijuana industry's wild new frontier.

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Edibles giant unveils hemp CBD products for pets, people

Dixie Brands, a Colorado manufacturer of marijuana-infused edibles, is expanding with non-psychoactive, CBD-infused products for people and pets that will be available throughout the U.S. Image: Denver Post file

Ricardo Baca  ~ Denver Post ~

Two new hemp-based product lines are coming from Colorado's Dixie Brands: Therabis is CBD-infused supplements for pets; Aceso has three formulas for human consumption.

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Cannabis-based smoothies coming to metro Dallas, Texas

Brad Ervin (left) and Melete Finch, co-owners of Hippie Butter, and Steve Rash, chief executive of North American Cannabis Holdings. Image:  Ben Torres/Special Contributor
Kristen TaketaDallas Morning News ~

FRISCO — Ah, the energizing power of a smoothie packed with blueberries, bananas, yogurt and ... cannabis?

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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)
Quint Forgey ~ News21 via Al.com ~
 
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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