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Australian Study Aims to Unlock the Potential of a Little-Known Cannabinoid

Researchers in Australia think CBD's lesser-known cannabinoid cousin, cannabidivarin, will ease epileptic seizures in patients.

Reviving Bruno: A Day in the Life of a 5-Year-Old Florida Cannabis Patient

“I honestly thought before that he didn’t know I was his mom. I feel like he knows now.”

Paraguay Grants Historic Import Permit to CBD Hemp Oil RSHO as Medication for Epilepsy

Medical Marijuana, Inc. announced today that Paraguay will allow the import of its Real Scientific Hemp Oil to treat epilepsy. Paraguay is the fourth Latin American country to do so.

The Shake: Oakland Aids Drug War Victims, Grover Norquist Calls for Cannabis Tax Reform

Portland warns of coming crackdown on cannabis events, NORML is tired of crummy concentrate coverage, and "synthetic marijuana" really stinks.

Louisiana Clears Legislative Hurdle to Dispensing Medical Marijuana

An effort to speed up and expand the dispensing of medical marijuana in Louisiana won final legislative passage Monday, spurred by personal stories of people with seizures and severe pain.

Louisiana House Votes to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Cannabis advocates won a significant victory Wednesday in their efforts to jumpstart Louisiana's medical marijuana program.

The Shake: America’s Most Famous Dispensary Wins Fight Against Feds

Harborside scores a victory, Colorado's governor has come around on cannabis, and here's what do do if your pet accidentally eats an edible.

The Shake: Denver Has Growhouse Brokers, and Miami Cops Bust Man with Majestic Half-Beard

Legalization advocates are at the White House today, a Utah study shows further potential for cannabis epilepsy treatment, and seriously, this guy's beard.

Celebration Sunday in Pennsylvania: With Stroke of a Pen, Governor Creates 24th MMJ State

With the new law, drug reform activists feel they won a battle but not the war. Much work remains.

Pennsylvania MMJ: Meet the Devil in the Details

What will — and won’t — be allowed in Pennsylvania, the nation’s newest medical marijuana state.

Pennsylvania Set to OK Medical Cannabis, Ohio Could Follow Soon

Pennsylvania is set to become the latest state to legalize as the Legislature sent a bill to the governor on Wednesday, after hearing from parents of children suffering from debilitating seizures.

It’s Time to Treat Medical Cannabis Like Medicine

My son has suffered severe brain damage as a result of years of seizures. Science didn't fail him; policies dictated by an inexplicable social phobia of cannabis have.

The Shake: Obama Frees 61 Inmates and Whoopi Tackles Period Pain

Microsoft's racist chatbot turns out to be a cannabis fan, a Colorado ski town considers tossing edibles, and a faithful dog brings home a massive haul.

Georgia Gov. Deal and Rep. Allen Peake Go Head-to-Head Over Medical Cannabis

A new email exchange between a Georgia lawmaker and the governor reveal a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the fight over medical cannabis.

Watch This: A Texas Veteran’s Mic Drop Moment to a Senator Regarding Legalization

Texas legislators passed a CBD law, but they seem to have forgotten its exceptionally narrow scope...at least until this veteran pushing for access reminded them of the law's limitations.

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