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DEA Report: Cannabis Seizures Climbed by Nearly 20% Last Year

According to the DEA, authorities confiscated more than 5.3 million cannabis plants in 2016—nearly twice what was seized a year earlier.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

How GW Pharma Could Use U.S. Patents to Shape the Future of Medical Cannabis

After its success with epilepsy drug Epidiolex, the British company is patenting drugs to treat cancer, epilepsy, diabetes — even constipation.

The Shake: Hillary the ‘Drug Warrior,’ a Utah Senator’s Escape Plan, and a Football Coach Fired for Growing the Wrong Crop

In today's Shake: Further evidence MMJ is no joke, a new study on cannabis and pregnancy, and a deity — and his many followers — with a taste for cannabis.

CBD Holds Promise as Child Epilepsy Treatment, Studies Find

First-ever scientific studies show cannabidiol's potential to reduce or eliminate epileptic seizures in children.

New Idaho Program Will Grant 25 Sick Children Access to CBD Oil

Idaho is cannabis-averse, but that could slowly be changing due to 25 sick children who will participate in a special program that will treat them with CBD oil.

United Kingdom Allows the Use of Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil

For the first time since it was made legal on July 31st, the coveted Charlotte’s Web cannabis strain will be offered in oil form by a London and Kent-based company called UK CBD.

Oklahoma Governor Authorizes Cannabis Oil Trials for Children with Severe Epilepsy

The governor of Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, signed "Katie's Bill" yesterday, which authorizes cannabis oil trials for children suffering from severe forms of epilepsy.

Idaho Committee Revives Cannabis Oil Bill

In a remarkable turn of events, the Idaho State Affairs Committee worked some magic on a cannabis oil extract bill that had been previously stalled with a tie vote.

Removing Cannabidiol Oil From the Controlled Substances Act Will Allow Crucial Access for Patients

One important aspect of the new federal medical marijuana bill called the CARERS Act is the removal of CBD oil from the Controlled Substance Act.

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