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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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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Kansas Senate panel gives green light to medical cannabis bill – Cannabis News

A Kansas Senate committee approved a bill Thursday that would allow doctors and physicians to prescribe and dispense “non-intoxicating” medicine derived from marijuana.

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Kansas Senate panel gives green light to medical cannabis bill – Cannabis News

A Kansas Senate committee approved a bill Thursday that would allow doctors and physicians to prescribe and dispense “non-intoxicating” medicine derived from marijuana.

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Medical Marijuana Offers Hope for Hospice Patients – Cannabis News

Questions about what cannabis can offer the sickest, most heavily medicated patients, those in hospice care. 

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A powerful new form of medical marijuana, without the high – Cannabis News

Thousands of people around the country are using high-CBD marijuana.

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Man with Parkinson's Disease films effects of cannabis on tremors – Cannabis News

A man living with Parkinson's Disease has released a YouTube video demonstrating the relief he gets from using cannabis.

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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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Pot ‘Works Effectively As A Medicine,’ Says First Marijuana Doc in Gainesville, Florida – Cannabis News

Dr. Justin Davis is the first doctor in Gainesville to recommend the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

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Pot ‘Works Effectively As A Medicine,’ Says First Marijuana Doc in Gainesville, Florida – Cannabis News

Dr. Justin Davis is the first doctor in Gainesville to recommend the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

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Maine’s medical marijuana laws changed my life – Cannabis News

When I started looking into medical marijuana, I was skeptical. I was not a recreational user, and I had not had any luck with other natural remedies.

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Medical Marijuana: Role in Oncology? – Cannabis News

Medical marijuana may have a potential role in oncology for treating anticipatory and refractory chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, for treating refractory cancer pain, and as an antitumor agent, a new review concludes.

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Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children – Cannabis News

A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Splitt, a Colorado teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice.

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Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children – Cannabis News

A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Splitt, a Colorado teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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The DEA is looking for candidates to grow marijuana for research — but will it find any takers? – Cannabis News

Wanted: Someone to grow marijuana for the federal government. Benefits: A contract likely worth millions and the chance to enable medical research. Requirements: Ability to deal with the costs and regulations that come with growing an illegal drug for the federal government.

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Israeli Doctors to Use Cannabis to Treat Autism in First-of-its-kind Study – Cannabis News

After some success in using substance to treat epileptics, researchers to check effect of cannabis oils on individuals with severe behavioral problems.

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