‘Cannabis For Kids’ Legislation Filed In Indiana

The committee voted 10-0 in favor of proposed legislation (SB 72) aimed at providing immunity from prosecution to Hoosier doctors conducting trials on the effectiveness of CBD oil for treating seizures.

INDIANA: State Rep. Sue Errington, D-Muncie, expects her medical marijuana bill to be assigned to the “graveyard committee” again by the speaker of the House. But a marijuana-related bill introduced by Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Jean Leising, a Republican whose district includes southern Henry County, stands a much better chance of being enacted. Errington is calling Leising’s Senate Read the full article…

These Parents Are Fighting To Give Pot To Their Kids

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FLORIDA: When Moriah Barnhart’s 2-year-old daughter Dahlia was attacked by intense tremors, fever and nausea in May 2013, she rushed the girl to a Tampa emergency room. A week later, after surgery for an aggressive and cancerous brain tumor, Dahlia couldn’t eat, walk or talk. Three weeks later, her left side partly paralyzed, Dahlia was Read the full article…

Study Suggests Medical Marijuana May Do More Harm Than Good For Kids

Four doctors from Boston Children’s Hospital point out that while marijuana’s harmful effects on the developing brain have been well documented, research on pot’s benefits for young patients is practically nonexistent.

MASSACHUSETTS:  The proclaimed benefits of medical marijuana seem to know no bounds. As state governments have finally started to embrace — or at least tolerate — the herb as a legitimate treatment for a range of physical conditions, from glaucoma to Crohn’s disease and multiple sclerosis, scientists have moved on to examining the drug’s effect Read the full article…

Virginia Senate Approves Bill To Allow Marijuana Oils For Treating Epilepsy

The Virginia Senate passed a bill that would allow the use of two oils extracted from marijuana that help alleviate epileptic seizures.

VIRGINIA:  The Virginia Senate passed a bill Thursday that would allow people with severe epilepsy to possess a form of medical marijuana without fear of criminal prosecution. The measure would allow the use of two oils extracted from marijuana that lack the plant’s intoxicating properties but help alleviate debilitating seizures. The bill provides a way for epileptics Read the full article…

Pot With A Purpose: Teller County Brothers' Marijuana Grown For Medical Benefits

"We are not a bunch of stoners, and we do not associate with the stereotypes of what people would like to associate with us," Joel Stanley said. "We care about what we do."

COLORADO: Don’t tell the Stanley brothers that they’re drug dealers, or stoners, or whatever else comes to mind when you hear that they grow marijuana – and a lot of it – on their Teller County spread near Divide.