Pediatrics


  This review examines the epidemiology of cannabis use among children and adolescents, including those with developmental and behavioral diagnoses. It then outlines the increasingly well-recognized neurocognitive changes shown to occur in adolescents who use cannabis regularly, highlighting the unique susceptibility of the developing adolescent brain and describing the role […]

Medical Marijuana: Review of the Science and Implications for Developmental ...


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


AUBURN — After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to administer cannabis to students with prescriptions for it. Medical marijuana has been legal in some states for two decades but school districts and lawmakers are only now starting to […]

Maine – Auburn to allow medical marijuana in schools



COLUMBUS, Ga. – Dale Jackson never thought he would support legalizing marijuana. He says he’s actually never seen or smoked it before until he realized cannabis oil was the medical solution to help ease some of his autistic son’s pain. Dale Jackson’s 7-year-old son Colin is severely autistic and completely […]

Father pushes for medical cannabis growth to help autistic growth


The annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society took place in early December, and the largest study presented confirmed the astounding benefits of medical cannabis to treat seizures. Epilepsy affects one in 26 Americans, “with one-third having a form of the condition that resists treatment or effective management.” Children and […]

Landmark Study Confirms Marijuana Extract Is Amazing Aid to Prevent ...


BOISE – Cannabis oil will be used in Idaho to help some children suffering from persistent seizures. Gov. Otter signed an executive order in April allowing the very limited use of the drug, and that program is only a couple of weeks away from starting. Twenty-five children will be selected […]

25 Idaho children to take part in cannabis oil program