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…

Families Migrate To Colorado For Marijuana Miracle

The Koozers are now giving Piper cannabidiol  or CBD extract to stop the clusters of seizures and the harmful side effects of pharmaceutical drugs.

COLORADO: Piper rolls back and forth across a large blanket on the living room floor, windmilling her arms and kicking her legs. “Who’s a happy girl?” asks her mom, Annie Koozer, kneeling over the 2-year-old with a small, oil-filled syringe. Piper fusses as Annie squirts a tiny amount into the side of her mouth. “What do Read the full article…

Canna-Pet Introduces The First Cannabis Medicine For Pets

Two veterinarians and an MIT entrepreneur produce cannabidiol supplements from industrial hemp, specifically for pets.

WASHINGTON:  Two veterinarians and an entrepreneur from MIT have leveraged the high CBD content of industrial hemp and determined the proper dosages for pets, releasing supplements specifically for the health and well-being of cats and dogs. 

Michigan State Rep. Mike Shirkey To Support Medical Marijuana Effort To Legalize Plant Resin Or Extracts

Three men arrested in recent weeks could get life in prison after being caught with small amounts of edible marijuana products, a fact that has sparked an outcry from some Amarillo residents.

MICHIGAN: Not all medical marijuana patients like to smoke. That’s one reason why state Rep. Mike Shirkey, R-Clark Lake, intends to support soon-to-be introduced legislation that would amend the definition of “usable marijuana” to include plant resin or extract.

Study: Cannabis Compounds Can Kill Cancer Cells

A medical marijuana activist holds a sign during a rally Jan. 4, 2010, in Oakland, Calif. Research suggests marijuana may fight cancer itself, not just side effects.

UNITED KINGDOM: A British researcher has found that cannabinoids, a term for chemicals derived from marijuana, can kill leukemia cells, and he expects clinical trials for new medications to begin soon. The findings, published in the October issue of the journal Anticancer Research, show that certain non-psychoactive cannabinoids “resulted in dramatic reductions in cell viability” and Read the full article…

AA: ADHD and Anxiety – Diary of an MJ Mom

My doctor and I would both like to see more scientific study validating the effectiveness of CBD, and a better understanding of the exact dosage required on a daily basis. She was also concerned that cannabinoids wear off much faster than a time released controlled substance.

by MJ & Me In our world, AA is an identifiable acronym for Alcoholics Anonymous, American Airlines, and for those financial gurus, AA: NYSE the stock quote. But in my world, AA stands for ADHD and Anxiety. Sadly, these are two challenges that my beautiful, smart, witty, charming and oftentimes challenging 16 year-old son faces Read the full article…

New Research Shows Marijuana Compounds Do Fight Cancer

The bracts (small leaves) surrounding a cluster of Cannabis sativa flowers are coated with cannabinoid-laden trichomes.

UNITED KINGDOM: Debate is just beginning in Washington over how medical marijuana will be grown and distributed now that the rules for the recreational market are established. Meanwhile, research into medical benefits of compounds within the cannabis plant continues to show effectiveness. Effectiveness against pain in its many forms and other side effects of major Read the full article…

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.