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A component of cannabis reduced seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy, marking a significant step in efforts to use marijuana and its derivatives to treat serious medical conditions. Source: In a first, marijuana substance reduces seizures for some epilepsy patients in clinical trial | PBS NewsHour

In a first, marijuana substance reduces seizures for some epilepsy ...



Gov. John Bel Edwards approved a medical marijuana bill on Thursday that brings the state one step closer to creating a workable medical marijuana law. Source: Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Editor’s Note:  Yet another state endorses medical cannabis!  That makes three states in less than three months–Pennsylvania, Ohio […]

Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill



In this Brookings Essay, John Hudak writes on the uncertainty and inconsistency surrounding federal and state laws for medical marijuana use, distribution, and research, which is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of suffering patients, their families, and the people trying to help them. Source: The medical marijuana mess: A […]

The medical marijuana mess: A prescription for fixing a broken ...


(CNN)The Australian Parliament passed a measure Wednesday legalizing medical marijuana. The amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act will allow cannabis to be legally grown for medical and scientific purposes for the first time in Australia. “This is an historic day for Australia and the many advocates who have fought long […]

Medical marijuana legalized in Australia


By: Eloise Theisen, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC My experience has been that patients who are coming to cannabis for the first time have complex medical histories.  Some have tried everything under the sun, with little to no relief.  Others are taking a long list of medications, including over the counter and […]

Why Nurses are Vital to the Medical Cannabis Community