Six-year-old Ava Barry suffers from daily seizures. Several pharmaceutical medications have not improved her condition and she is frequently hospitalized. But her parents believe CBD oil can help her.
On October 1, 2016 medical marijuana became available to pediatric patients in Connecticut. Three days later Linda Lloyd walked into Bluepoint Wellness in Branford, CT and gave her seven-year-old son Henry his first dose of medical marijuana.
A school district board in El Paso County Colorado approved “Jaxs’ policy” which allows therapeutic marijuana products at its schools. “Jaxs’ policy,” was approved as part of a scheduled monthly meeting and is the first of its kind in the state, according to the district. The District 49 Board of Education, in Peyton, unanimously, in
Families are moving to Colorado, California and Oregon to treat their children’s health conditions. According to the Guardian, people are even immigrating to the U.S. in order to treat disorders associated with seizures for their children when marijuana is outlawed in their home nation and are deemed “international marijuana refugees”. The paper noted in one
Even though the positive evidence that medical marijuana works for families, problems still remain with programs. SNYDER, N.Y. — Four months into New York State’s medical marijuana program, you’ll find praise tempered by concern. Promise is countered with worry. “There’s hope where there was none before,” said Linda Ryszka, whose children Taylor and Caden both
Alabama continues to sign laws to allow legal use of medical marijuana. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed legislation into law to legalize the possession of medicinal marijuana oil. Bentley on Wednesday signed the bill to allow people to bring cannabidiol into the state for medical purposes. Bentley says patients with
Medical Marijuana has given this mother hope for her autistic daughter. A “bad day” two years ago might have seen then 5-year-old Anna Myers experiencing up to 100 seizures a day but medical marijuana has given hope to this family. “You’re so desperate for anything that will help alleviate some of their suffering that if
Can a toddler’s severe epilepsy seizures go away by giving him medical marijuana? A family in Israel is using medical marijuana to treat their son’s chronic health conditions. Lavie Parush was diagnosed with severe epilepsy and cerebral palsy from birth and suffers from severe seizures, leaving him suffering from brain damage. Since being born, he
Medical Marijuana patient dies from her epilepsy A 13 year old medical marijuana advocate who moved from Connecticut to Maine so she could access medical cannabis to treat a rare form of epilepsy has died. Andrew BohanAndrew Bohan is a part time contributor to Medical Marijuana 411.