Walker To Sign Marijuana Extract Bill

Walker to sign marijuana extract bill

By Associated Press WISCONSIN: Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign into law a bill that would legalize possession of a marijuana extract used to treat seizures.  The governor plans to sign the bill Monday in Burlington. Parents of children who suffer from seizures have pushed for access to cannabidiol oil for years.  The bill would Read the full article…

Legalizing Medical Marijuana On Deck In 2016

The next logical step is to provide for protocols and procedures for the growing and processing in South Carolina.

SOUTH CAROLINA:  Because she has seizures every day and slams into the ground, 18-year-old Dixie Pace has worn a helmet since November. Pace uses cannabidiol oil, an oil derived from marijuana that was legalized in South Carolina last year for certain forms of epilepsy, to reduce her seizures from 50 down to an average of Read the full article…

Florida Governor Signs Law Allowing Limited Medical Marijuana Use

“As a father and grandfather, you never want to see kids suffer,” Scott said in a statement. “The approval of Charlotte’s Web will ensure that children in Florida who suffer from seizures and other debilitating illnesses will have the medication needed to improve their quality of life.”

FLORIDA:  On Monday, Governor Rick Scott signed a medical marijuana bill that allows the use of “Charlotte’s Web,” a non-euphoric strain of cannabis, for the treatment of epilepsy, cancer, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). “As a father and grandfather, you never want to see kids suffer,” Scott said in a statement. “The approval of Charlotte’s Web will ensure Read the full article…

Iowa Families Face Treacherous Trip To Get Cannabis Oil

A special marijuana review committee will decide if they recommend reclassifying marijuana to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy later this week.

IOWA: While the Iowa legislature has approved a bill to allow cannabis oil’s use for some patients, the oil will not be sold in Iowa. Families will be forced to drive to a state where it is available to get it. That means driving hundreds of miles likely to Colorado and then transporting it back through Read the full article…

Parents Believe Medical Marijuana Could Change Son’s Life

If marijuana can stop their son’s seizures, the Gillens wants the law to allow it, but in Nebraska, all marijuana remains illegal.

NEBRASKA: A Bellevue couple said if medical marijuana could help their son’s seizures, they want it legalized. Will Gillen was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Every day, the 11-year-old experiences violent seizures that prevent him from developing like most children. “The medicines that he’s on right now, there are multiple side effects and he is in a Read the full article…

University Of Utah Doctor: Say ‘Yes’ To Cannabis Oil For Kids

Medical marijuana » Cannabidiol oil appears to be safe and holds “great promise as an anti-epileptic agent,” chief pediatric neurologist says.

UTAH: The University of Utah’s top pediatric neurologist has come out in support of families seeking access to a cannabis extract that has proven successful at stopping seizures. “I would like to express my strong belief that [cannabidiol]-based oils (referred to here in Utah as Alepsia) should be available as soon as possible to Utah children with severe Read the full article…

University Of Utah Doctor: Say ‘Yes’ To Cannabis Oil For Kids

Medical marijuana » Cannabidiol oil appears to be safe and holds “great promise as an anti-epileptic agent,” chief pediatric neurologist says.

UTAH: The University of Utah’s top pediatric neurologist has come out in support of families seeking access to a cannabis extract that has proven successful at stopping seizures. “I would like to express my strong belief that [cannabidiol]-based oils (referred to here in Utah as Alepsia) should be available as soon as possible to Utah children with severe Read the full article…