A greenhouse filled with medical marijuana growing in Denver.(Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY) DENVER — Marijuana users, researchers and investors are anxiously waiting to hear if federal officials will remove pot from the same drug classification as heroin, LSD and bath salts. Federal drug officials say they are considering removing marijuana from what’s known as Schedule […]

 Purchase Photos Dale Jackson poses for a photo with his son Colin. Close  Purchase Photos A bottle of Dale Jackson’s cannabis oil for autistic children, called “Colin’s Voice.” Close <!– Email–> <!– Print–> QR Favorite By Melanie Ruberti [email protected] LaGRANGE — The battle over expanding the legalization of medical marijuana in Georgia may have already […]

Kane Scobie was sentenced to 18 months (Picture: North News) In a botched experiment to create cannabis oil, two friends managed to cause a butane explosion and £4,000 of damage. Kane Scobie, 19, and Nathan Downs, 20, made a few miscalculations involving highly flammable gas. But just to be sure, the pair cracked open a few windows […]

(Image: Lauren Walker / Truthout) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this one: We depend on reader support! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation today. The medicinal properties of cannabidiol (better known as CBD), a compound found in the Cannabis sativa L. plant species, are quickly drawing the attention of scientists, plant-medicine lovers, dietary-supplement […]

New evidence for the clinical efficacy of cannabis therapy is presented in the latest issue of the Journal of Basic and Clinical Physiology and Pharmacology (JBCPP), a De Gruyter publication. The authors have studied cannabis therapy for many years at international research centers, examining its effects, potential applications, and risks.   In his article, Raphael […]

COLUMBUS, Ga. — One Georgia parent -frustrated with the laws in Georgia – is creating his own line of cannabis oil to treat his autistic son.Many other parents are supporting him and joining the fight. LaGrange dad Dale Jackson says using cannabis oil to treat his son’s autism has made a huge difference and now […]

Researchers from the Ramon y Cajal University Hospital’s Foundation for Biomedical Investigation in Madrid have recently completed the first ever clinical trial to investigate a cannabis extract as a treatment for Huntington’s Disease. Huntington’s Disease is a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder caused by an inherited genetic mutation. Although the disease progresses slowly, patients have difficulty moving, […]

 Purchase Photos Dale Jackson poses for a photo with his son Colin. Close  Purchase Photos A bottle of Dale Jackson’s cannabis oil for autistic children, called “Colin’s Voice.” Close <!– Email–> <!– Print–> QR Favorite By Melanie Ruberti [email protected] LaGRANGE — The battle over expanding the legalization of medical marijuana in Georgia may have already […]

The only NFL player to openly advocate for medical marijuana has donated $80,000 to fund cannabis research on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Eugene Monroe, an offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, previously urged the NFL to remove marijuana from its banned-substances list so players can use it to […]

(image via operation overmed) The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has formally approved the first-ever randomized controlled trial of whole plant medical marijuana (cannabis) as a treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in U.S. veterans. The DEA’s approval marks the first time a clinical trial intended to develop smoked botanical marijuana into a legal prescription […]

SCOTT SIMMONS INVESTIGATES WHO IS ACCOUNTABLE. SCOTT: SHE BECAME THE FACE OF THE DEBATE OVER CANNABIS OIL IN MISSISSIPPI. SYNDROME THAT IS A TYPE OF EPILEPSY. STATES, KIDS LIKE HER HAVE USED CANNABIS OIL EXTRACT TO FIGHT THE SEIZURES. THE GOVERNOR SIGNED THE BILL TO ALLOW IT HERE. THEY CALLED IT HARPER BRACES LAW. LATER, […]