Medical Marijuana Advocates Hoping To Extend Use

"We cannot underestimate the role of physicians in making sure that patients can access medical marijuana," Secretary Murphy said.

FLORIDA: Calling the state’s issuance of five medical marijuana cultivation licenses inadequate, advocates for patients and nurseries are redoubling their efforts to expand the list of ailments that qualify for treatment with low-potency marijuana. A non-euphoric strain of marijuana popularly known as ‘Charlotte’s Web’ has been found to effectively treat patients suffering from a severe Read the full article…

Florida Governor Signs Law Allowing Limited Medical Marijuana Use

Florida governor signs law allowing limited MMJ use

FLORIDA:  Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a law on Monday allowing for the limited use of a special strain of marijuana to treat epileptic seizures and other diseases. State lawmakers passed the measure this spring with bipartisan support after impassioned appeals from parents seeking access to the form of marijuana known as “Charlotte’s Web,” named Read the full article…

6-Year-Old Girl in National Spotlight Over Medical Marijuana

The strain of cannabis used to treat Charlotte Figi is called, "Charlotte's Web." It’s now being used to treat dozens of other kids suffering from epilepsy, too.

COLORADO: She’s six years old, and she uses marijuana every day. Charlotte Figi suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. She’s endured violent seizures since she was a newborn. Most weeks, she’d have about 300 seizures a week.