May 2014

When Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Work April 30, 2014 –The first time Dana gave marijuana to her 13-year-old son, it was a mother’s act of desperation. Edward has absence seizures, also known as petit mal seizures. At least a dozen times a day, he blanks out for about 20 seconds. The seizures affect his school work […]

When Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Work April 30, 2014 –The first time Dana gave marijuana to her 13-year-old son, it was a mother’s act of desperation. Edward has absence seizures, also known as petit mal seizures. At least a dozen times a day, he blanks out for about 20 seconds. The seizures affect his school work […]

D-Kuru/WikimediaThough you can purchase hemp foods and products in America, growing hemp—the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana—has been illegal here for decades. But as part of this year’s farm bill, Congress approved the growing of hemp by universities and state agriculture departments, for research purposes, in states that permit it.  It’s a small step, but it’s something. […]

After serving our country with dignity, honor, and valor, our returning veterans who have found themselves struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), confusion, and pain may soon get the answer to the $64,000 question – does medical marijuana help with PTSD? Last month the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gave the Green Light […]

Rep. Griffith’s bill would move marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II, which is the same as Oxycodone and Hydrocodone A conservative southern Republican congressman has begun a pushing to change federal law prohibiting the use of medical marijuana. On Tuesday Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Virginia) introduced HR 4498 the ‘Legitimate Use of Medicinal Marijuana Act’ […]