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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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Cannabis could treat traumatic brain injury, Israeli researchers say - Cannabis News

Hebrew University team finds that cannabinoid compounds help recovery in rats, possibly opening door for clinical trials.

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A little cannabis every day might keep brain ageing at bay - Cannabis News

Can marijuana boost learning and memory as we get older?

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Whoopi Goldberg Wants to Ease Women's Pain With Pot - Cannabis News

Women have long used over-the-counter pills to treat cramps, but the 'View' co-host has an herbal remedy: medical marijuana.

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California issues historic medical marijuana rules - Cannabis News

Medical pot patients could see their marijuana become cleaner and safer, with the cost jumping about 10 percent, under new draft regulations for California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry.

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California issues historic medical marijuana rules - Cannabis News

Medical pot patients could see their marijuana become cleaner and safer, with the cost jumping about 10 percent, under new draft regulations for California’s multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry.

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Medical cannabis advocates tell Texas lawmakers: get moving - Cannabis News

"They need to schedule a hearing on this,” said one advocate. “I know (lawmakers) care about people, I just don’t think they are aware.”

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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism - Cannabis News

There is anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s main non-psychoactive compound — cannabidiol or CBD — helps autistic children in ways no other medication has.

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Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana - Cannabis News

With microdosing, people are getting the maximum benefit from the minimum amount, without becoming stoned, paranoid or lethargic.

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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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Cannabinoids may soothe certain skin diseases, say University of Colorado researchers - Cannabis News

AURORA, Colo. (April 18, 2017) - Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that could make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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New push for medical marijuana in Iowa Senate - Cannabis News

A new initiative seeking to legalize medical marijuana has been unveiled in the Iowa Senate, and the proposal will have its first test on Wednesday.

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New push for medical marijuana in Iowa Senate - Cannabis News

A new initiative seeking to legalize medical marijuana has been unveiled in the Iowa Senate, and the proposal will have its first test on Wednesday.

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Medical marijuana licensing begins in Maryland - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Starting Monday, patients in Maryland can begin applying for licenses to obtain medical marijuana legally in the state.

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Medical marijuana licensing begins in Maryland - Cannabis News

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Starting Monday, patients in Maryland can begin applying for licenses to obtain medical marijuana legally in the state.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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New Zealand: Half of cancer patients using cannabis, say doctors - Cannabis News

It's a highly charged issue, and when it comes to medicinal cannabis, New Zealand - like many countries - is grappling with what to do about it.

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West Virginia Senate passes medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.

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Georgia House passes medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

ATLANTA -- A bill to expand treatments eligible for medical marijuana overwhelmingly passed the Georgia House of Representatives Tuesday.

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