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Cannabis Pharmaceutical Epidiolex Aids Children With Epilepsy, Study Finds

A medicine made from cannabis but that does not get you high reduced seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy, according to a new study.

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

17-year-old CJ Harris, a senior-to-be at Warner Robins High School in central Georgia, has to meet his dad, Curtis Harris, at lunch every day.

The Fate of Victoria’s First Legal Cannabis Crop

Victoria, Australia’s first state to legalize medical cannabis, harvested its first crop last year. Here's where it's headed.

Argentina Legalizes Medical Cannabis, Creates Research Program With Free Access

The legislation legalizes cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes and creates a research program for free patient access.

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment

Learn more about epilepsy, and explore some of the research that explains why cannabis works so well for treating the associated seizures.

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.

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