Growing Hope: The Fight For Medical Marijuana For Epileptic Kids

They have illnesses so insidious they have stymied a virtual army of doctors and specialists. But these families believe that oils made from a cannabis plant might help their children where they say all other anti-epilepsy drugs have failed.

COLORADO:  January 22nd 2015 was a brisk, cold day. All the trees in Richmond, Virginia were bare from a harsh winter. As the chill blew up the hill in the city’s historic Shockoe Slip district, several families began to emerge from a hotel in the shadow of the State Capitol. Lisa Smith was there with Read the full article…

Florida Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Child Seizures

"Charlotte is doing great," says Figi, who was in Tallahassee, Fla., to testify at a legislative hearing. "She's two years in to treatment. I would have brought her here, but she can't leave Colorado."

FLORIDA:  Florida may soon become the latest state to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana. Advocates there are gathering signatures to put a medical marijuana referendum on the fall ballot. But Florida’s Legislature may act sooner to allow residents access to a particular type of marijuana. Advocates say the strain called Charlotte’s Web offers hope to Read the full article…

Florida Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana For Child Seizures

"Charlotte is doing great," says Figi, who was in Tallahassee, Fla., to testify at a legislative hearing. "She's two years in to treatment. I would have brought her here, but she can't leave Colorado."

FLORIDA:  Florida may soon become the latest state to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana. Advocates there are gathering signatures to put a medical marijuana referendum on the fall ballot. But Florida’s Legislature may act sooner to allow residents access to a particular type of marijuana. Advocates say the strain called Charlotte’s Web offers hope to Read the full article…