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  1. Ron Strider

    Cannabis For Children With Intractable Epilepsy: Bypassing Big Pharma

    Children with intractable epilepsy have uncontrollable seizures that can be catastrophic, even deadly. Cannabis improves quality of life, often through the CBD or cannabidiol it contains. Yet, instead of educating themselves, and helping parents use this medicine in forms now available...
  2. Ron Strider

    Study: Marijuana Smokers Don't Quit After Becoming Parents

    A study by the University of Washington has found adults who smoke marijuana typically cut back when they become parents but do not necessarily quit completely. More than half of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center report, and data from 2014...
  3. K

    For Parents, Still A Lot Of Hoops To Jump Through For Medical Marijuana Access

    Across the country, thousands of children use medical marijuana for a range of ailments including intractable epilepsy, pain, anxiety and symptoms of multiple sclerosis. As the number of pediatric medical users grows, so do issues that confront parents, patients, doctors and policymakers. There...
  4. K

    Medical Marijuana For Kids - Often, No Clear Path, Legally And Practically

    Across the country, thousands of children use medical marijuana for a range of ailments including intractable epilepsy, pain, anxiety and symptoms of multiple sclerosis. As the number of pediatric medical users grows, so do issues that confront parents, patients, doctors and policymakers. There...
  5. K

    NY: Medical Community, Parents Speak On Medical Marijuana

    Amherst, N.Y. - Parents and medical professionals from Medical Cannabis Connection say they've seen first-hand how the drug helps seizure and pain patients. They met Thursday night in Amherst to talk about the benefits of the drug and how to change people's misconceptions about it. "It was...
  6. K

    NY: Medical Community, Parents Speak On Medical Marijuana

    Amherst, N.Y. - Parents and medical professionals from Medical Cannabis Connection say they've seen first-hand how the drug helps seizure and pain patients. They met Thursday night in Amherst to talk about the benefits of the drug and how to change people's misconceptions about it. "It was...
  7. K

    Language, Power, And Pot - Speaking Of Cannabis As Medicine

    The US cannabis landscape is shifting quickly, and so is the way we talk about the plant and its uses. The push to end its prohibition has entailed a proliferation of stakeholder groups, each with its own labeling preferences. Interviews with Southern Californian parents using marijuana...
  8. K

    Language, Power, And Pot - Speaking Of Cannabis As Medicine

    The US cannabis landscape is shifting quickly, and so is the way we talk about the plant and its uses. The push to end its prohibition has entailed a proliferation of stakeholder groups, each with its own labeling preferences. Interviews with Southern Californian parents using marijuana...
  9. K

    NSW: Cannabis Study - Parents Risking Prosecution To Treat Children With Epilepsy

    It's the agonising decision: watch your child's tiny body writhe under the strain of an endless procession of severe seizures, or risk prosecution under Australian drug laws in the hope that cannabis could relieve the contortions. The parents of children with epilepsy who choose the latter...
  10. K

    Parents Of Sick Child 'Stunned' To Win Cannabis Therapy Battle

    Brent and Chantelle Oulton have gotten the breakthrough they've been desperately waiting for. The parents have been given the green light to start cannabis therapy treatments for their 12-year-old daughter Morgan, who suffers from daily seizures. Brent and Chantelle Oulton have gotten the...
  11. K

    Parents Of Sick Child 'Stunned' To Win Cannabis Therapy Battle

    Brent and Chantelle Oulton have gotten the breakthrough they've been desperately waiting for. The parents have been given the green light to start cannabis therapy treatments for their 12-year-old daughter Morgan, who suffers from daily seizures. Brent and Chantelle Oulton have gotten the...
  12. K

    Parents Can Apply For Medical Marijuana For Children Starting In July

    The guidelines outline specific requirements that must be followed when parents, guardians and caregivers apply to obtain medical marijuana for children with a physician-documented serious medical condition. Once approved, Murphy said the letter should be carried whenever medical marijuana...
  13. K

    QLD, Australia: Parents Publicly Admit Using Cannabis To Treat Boy's Severe Epilepsy

    They have spoken out at a pro-marijuana event, fearing their son would be dead if they waited for laws to change in Queensland. A pro-pot-picnic is not an event this family would normally attend. They don't smoke, they don't even drink alcohol but everyday 13 year old Joseph takes...
  14. K

    Arizona Parents Want Marijuana Regulated Like Alcohol, Unveil Billboard

    Phoenix - A group of parents launched a Father's Day-themed billboard in support of the initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Arizona. Parents for Responsible Regulation (PRR) held a news conference Thursday in downtown Phoenix, to put up a billboard that reads, "Please, card my...
  15. K

    Cannabis Oil With CBD Saves Child From Epilepsy

    In America alone, 3 million people are affected by epilepsy and seizures, and every year brings about 200,000 additional cases. According to a study published in 2013, premature death is eleven times more common among epilepsy patients or even greater if a mental disorder is also diagnosed. In...
  16. R

    Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law Will Work For Parents Immediately

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana Sunday, and the first people to benefit from its passage will be children and their parents. Specifically, children suffering from debilitating, incurable conditions that cause symptoms like seizures, pain or dietary...
  17. R

    Pennsylvania Parents And Doctors Talk Medical Marijuana

    As lawmakers in Harrisburg debate the legalization of medical marijuana, doctors and parents who lost their children to diseases and illnesses are weighing in on the drug. The legalization of medical marijuana is a hot topic, but doctors say there hasn't been enough research done to support...
  18. R

    "Growing Hope" - Medical Marijuana In VA

    To most people, Caleb Thomas. looks like an average 13-year-old. But intense seizures everyday of his life has robbed him of that normalcy. When we first met Caleb's mother Tracie back in 2014, she was at the end of her rope - living in and out of the ER while trying to find her son a...
  19. R

    Parents Plan To Publicly Break Law To Get Medical Marijuana

    A quick prayer prepared a group of parents to -- very publicly -- break the law. "The governor has asked us to break federal law, the governor has asked us to break another state's law," parent Vince Seivert said. A room full of parents who have kids they believe can benefit from cannabis...
  20. R

    Parents In Support Of Medical Marijuana Return To The Capitol

    Parents in support of medical marijuana were back at the Capitol Tuesday. "She used to sleep about 16 hours a day and now she's able to stay awake to be interactive," said parent Lisa Smith. Last year, we met Smith and her daughter, Haley, who suffers from a rare disorder called Davet...