Medical Marijuana News Channel

Medical Marijuana News Channel

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Medical pot patients keep waiting as legal challenges further delay program: VIDEO

Marla Levi

A year and a half after Illinois lawmakers voted to legalize medical marijuana, Marla Levi is still waiting.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Bill would give states freedom on medical marijuana

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., was one of three senators Tuesday unveiling a measure to end the federal prohibition of medical marijuana, leaving states to decide legality for themselves without fear of federal prosecution.

Medical marijuana aimed at multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and cancer patients

Potential users of medical marijuana in Minnesota are likely to suffer from multiple sclerosis, epilepsy or cancer, according to a Minnesota Department of Health press release.

Mom Says Cannabis Oil Treatments Are Helping Her Daughter Battle Pediatric Lymphoma

The use of cannabis extracts for pediatric illnesses has exploded in the past couple years. Parents of children with cancer, epilepsy, or other conditions are turning to cannabis as an often final chance at life. For many, cannabis extracts have lived up to the hype and provided incredible healing results.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hemp oil offers Siouxland girl relief from multiple seizures a day

Harli Kirkpatrick found relief from dozens of seizures a day by taking a small dose of hemp oil at morning, and one at night.Harli was diagnosed with Angelman's Syndrome at 13 months old. It's a condition that leaves people with little to no speech ability, and delays growth milestones much later than the average child.

About 1,000 Express Interest in Minn. Medical Marijuana Program

Almost 1,000 Minnesotans have told the state they'll likely register for the state's new medical marijuana program. The Minnesota Department of Health on Monday released the results of a voluntary electronic survey it conducted to gauge interest in the program.
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Do Physicians Use Marijuana?

The Medscape Lifestyle Report 2015 included questions on physicians' use of marijuana and their opinions on legalization.

Medical Marijuana: The State of the Science

"Medical" cannabis, in some shape or form, is here to stay. Currently legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia,[1] the paradoxical federal illegality of cannabis remains relevant, particularly in the eyes of many healthcare providers.[2] The discrepancy between federal and state laws has created uncertainty about whether medical cannabis is legal and should be legal, and whether its use is in the best interest of physicians and their patients.