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Hannah Deacon wants to use a cannabis oil to treat her son Alfie’s seizures She says Alfie, 5, ‘has no life’ because of his condition, which was diagnosed when he was just eight months’ old and has got progressively worse Mother-of-two has done extensive research into using cannabis derivative CBD Preliminary trials overseas suggest the drug […]

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What do Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, American Home Products and Upjohn all have in common? Whether by their current or former names, these pharmaceutical companies once sold medical cannabis, as did the Sears-Roebuck catalog. Going further back, the world’s oldest pharmacopoeia included medical cannabis, as did the U.S. pharmacopoeia through the early […]

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A new medical cannabis study committee will start work in the Georgia House this year, and it will look at ways to link qualified Georgians with the cannabis compounds that they say help relieve their medical problems. House Speaker David Ralson, R-Blue Ridge, announced the formation of the group on Wednesday. The chair will be […]

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A new university course on the use of medical cannabis is further establishing Israel’s long recognized status as a global leader in medical cannabis research and development. The course — covering the history of the plant’s medicinal components, the current status of medical marijuana, its legal background and rulings, the active ingredients in the drug, clinical […]

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A University of Colorado Boulder study has found that NIDA-grown cannabis is far inferior to marijuana commonly available in state-legal markets. Currently, four federal medical patients receive monthly supplies of this inferior cannabis grown at the NIDA farm at the University of Mississippi. Just last year, the DEA approved the first whole-plant cannabis clinical trial […]

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Although it may not feel like it right now, there was more on your November 2016 election ballot than just the names Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. In nine states across the U.S., marijuana was one of the most pressing issues. California, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maine all approved measures legalizing the recreational use of the […]

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