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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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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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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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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How Backyard Pot Farming Is Helping Kids With Autism – Cannabis News

Parents are going where scientists fear to tread to calm their children’s autism and epilepsy symptoms.

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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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Texas Panhandle group works to reform cannabis laws – Cannabis News

Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.

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Texas Panhandle group works to reform cannabis laws – Cannabis News

Conservatively raised Becca Harmon said she would not have believed it if someone told her she would one day be sitting in a public park in Amarillo advocating for the legalization of cannabis. But then she had Jilli.

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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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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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