Study Confirms Marijuana Extract Obliterates Seizures In Epileptic Children

The findings of this study add to the growing body of evidence that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive extract of cannabis, can provide the best option for treatment-resistant epilepsy. Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Hurdles & Spotty Access To Medicinal Cannabis Gives Rise To ‘Cannabis Refugees’

“I tried to everything I could while in Alabama, but now that we are here [in California] it’s much better and we have a support system,” the mother of a daughter with epilepsy tells MintPress of their decision to pack their bags and head to a state where medicinal cannabis is available. Continue reading

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23 States Now Offer Form Of Legal Marijuana; 58 % of Americans Support Legalization

While Colorado receives the lion’s share of national attention for its successful efforts at legalizing and regulating marijuana, the legal landscape is shifting toward more permissive laws nationwide. Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau Has Started The Marijuana Legalization Process

In a public mandate letter issued to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Friday, Trudeau mandated his Justice Minister to “create a federal-provincial-territorial process that will lead to the legalization and regulation of marijuana.” Continue reading

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Senate Approves Funding Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana For Veterans

This bill includes a stipulation for the first time ever to allow doctors in the Veterans Administration to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where it is legal. Continue reading

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Army Vet Faces Felony For Helping Other Veterans Treat PTSD With Cannabis

“Marijuana is illegal because it makes people rich,” said Sean Kiernan, who turned to marijuana to treat his PTSD after pharmaceuticals failed him.
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