Conservative Committee Opens Door To Medical Marijuana For Florida

The 11-1 vote by the House Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, was a historic moment for the conservatives in the GOP-dominated House. It was the first time in modern history that the Florida Legislature voted to approve any marijuana-related product.

FLORIDA:  One conservative Republican who has suffered from brain cancer talked about the deceit of the federal government in hiding the health benefits of marijuana for his cancer. Another legislator reluctantly met with a South Florida family, only to be persuaded to support legalizing the drug. Then there was Rep. Charles Van Zant, the surly Read the full article…

FDA-Approved Medical Marijuana Clinical Trial Gets Underway Next Month For Kids With Epilepsy

Meghan Wilson holds the marijuana they just obtained as her husband Brian gets their 2 year old daughter Vivian ready to go outside the Compassionate Care Foundation, New Jersey's 2nd medical marijuana dispensary.

NEW JERSEY: A nationally renowned pediatric neurologist at Saint Barnabas has gotten FDA approval to study whether a cannabis-based drug could prevent seizures in children diagnosed with severe forms of epilepsy. The development is sure to be watched closely in New Jersey, where a number of families whose children have Dravet syndrome, a potentially deadly form Read the full article…

Council Committee Split On Medical Marijuana Request

The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release.

COLORADO: Parents of children who suffer from seizure disorders told harrowing stories of their debilitating effects in an appeal for help from Modesto City Council members at this week’s Safety and Communities Committee meeting. They gave testimonials about a specific type of medical marijuana they say has been more effective than any pharmaceutical drug they have Read the full article…

Council Committee Split On Medical Marijuana Request

Jason David administers oral drops of cannabidiol, or CBD, the second most prominent of marijuana’s 60 or so cannabinoids. The drops have greatly helped control the symptoms of his son Jayden's severe epilepsy.

COLORADO: Parents of children who suffer from seizure disorders told harrowing stories of their debilitating effects in an appeal for help from Modesto City Council members at this week’s Safety and Communities Committee meeting. They gave testimonials about a specific type of medical marijuana they say has been more effective than any pharmaceutical drug they have Read the full article…