April 2017

As a baby, Billy Caldwell was so desperately unwell that doctors declared he wouldn’t see his first birthday. Born with a severe form of epilepsy and learning disabilities, he has cheated death thousands of times. Billy, now aged 11, suffers from particularly vicious seizures which cannot be controlled by medication. But after years of ineffective […]

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The “Father of Cannabis Research” was in familiar surroundings Friday on the campus of Colorado State University-Pueblo during the school’s 2017 Institute for Cannabis Research Conference. Raphael Mechoulam, an organic chemist and professor of medicinal chemistry at the Institute of Drug Research at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, was answering questions about cannabis. The […]

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NSW: Yvonne Cooper believes medicinal cannabis may be her daughter’s only hope. Urgent action: Lake Heights parents Yvonne Cooper and Daniel Phelps want legal access to medicinal cannabis for their eight-year-old daughter Sienna who suffers ”severe, uncontrolled” seizures. Picture: Sylvia Liber RELATED READING: Medical cannabis advocates seek ‘urgent’ release of scheme details Legal access to […]

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The “Father of Cannabis Research” was in familiar surroundings Friday on the campus of Colorado State University-Pueblo during the school’s 2017 Institute for Cannabis Research Conference. Raphael Mechoulam, an organic chemist and professor of medicinal chemistry at the Institute of Drug Research at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, was answering questions about cannabis. The […]

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Israeli medical researchers say medical marijuana could help subdue the effects of autism in children. There has long been anecdotal evidence that cannabidiol – the main non-psychoactive compound in marijuana — can help relieve the effects of autism, but there has not been much clinical research into the matter, according to USA Today, until now. […]

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