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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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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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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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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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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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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Florida mother makes first purchase at medical marijuana dispensary – Cannabis News

It took months for her son to qualify through a doctor to receive the OK to buy the CBD vape.

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To help baby girl, New Mexico family drives to Denver for cannabis – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico family is suing the state's health department claiming that medical marijuana growing limitations hinder producers from making a certain cannabis oil that helps with their infant daughter's rare disorder.

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To help baby girl, New Mexico family drives to Denver for cannabis – Cannabis News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico family is suing the state's health department claiming that medical marijuana growing limitations hinder producers from making a certain cannabis oil that helps with their infant daughter's rare disorder.

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