Mormon Mom Wants Medical Marijuana for Her Sick Son

Jennifer May and her son Stockton when he was a small child.

UTAH:  Jennifer May has tried 25 treatments in 10 years, a mix of prescribed diets and drugs, to quiet the lightning in her son’s brain. Only two eased Stockton May’s seizures. But their toxic side effects ravaged his bones and immune system, and the relief was temporary.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Should Your Aging Parent Try Medical Marijuana?

She doesn’t get high, She doesn’t act weird.  She’s not craving the stuff. She is able to do what she normally does at home. Her helper is doing the lifting and grocery shopping while she recovers.  So far, so good.

CALIFORNIA: It started  with chronic insomnia. Alice, my 91 year old mother in law is generally willing to try new things, especially if she has hope that it will help with a problem.  She was tired of sleeping pills and the side effect of grogginess.

Could marijuana be Good for mental health? Breakthrough study claims the drug could be used to help treat depression

Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana in Canada, it seems, is going mainstream.

NETHERLANDS: It’s well-known that marijuana will get you high, but a lesser known side-effect is that it can alter our response to negative emotions and images.

10 Reasons Marijuana is Better For You Than Alcohol

Alcohol versus Marijuana

Last week the National Institute of Drug Abuse released a statement denying that pot is less toxic than alcohol, which resulted cries of dismay from those at the HT offices and pot smokers nationwide. We decided to come up with a list of just some of the reasons weed wins over booze:

Local Nurse Disciplined for Recommending Medical Marijuana to Kids

Nurse Nancy on call 24/7

WASHINGTON: Should sick kids be given access to medical marijuana?  New Jersey is the latest state to say yes.  While it’s legal here in Washington as well, that doesn’t make it any less controversial.

Autism Submitted As A Debilitating Medical Marijuana Condition In Arizona

A Jacksonville law firm is trying to convince sheriffs that Florida law has for decades allowed severely ill patients who meet certain criteria to cultivate and smoke their own pot.

ARIZONA: Arizona Autistics has provided the proof that the state requires to add Autism as a debilitating medical condition. It is very lengthy but to summarize, there is a recent Stanford study that shows that mutations associated with autism block the action of brain molecules that act on the same receptors that marijuana’s active chemical acts Read the full article…