Rep. Paul Ryan joins GOP-led effort that would legalize hemp, low-THC cannabis. A majority of states now allow residents to use compounds from low-THC cannabis as medicine, but growing the plants remains a federal crime and in some states parents of epileptic children risk losing them by using the non-intoxicating
Seven-year old Sophia is just like many other seven-year olds. She loves playing outside and singing along as she watches Disney movies. But Sophia has suffered from intractable epilepsy, a debilitating disorder that can cause her to have more than 100 seizures a day, since she was six months old.
No one can accuse the Stanley Brothers of Colorado of not pushing the envelope in the development and availability of medical cannabis in the U.S. Over the last year, they have single handedly changed the game. With the passage of the federal Farm Bill in February of 2014, containing an
In this short documentary, we learn about the difficult and unnecessary struggles of parents with children who suffer from intractable epilepsy who want to try non-psychoactive cannabis oil that is high in CBD as a last-ditch effort to relieve their child’s suffering. These parents are betting on this marijuana-based oil
Here is a link to a huge collection of CBD Research findings, organized by condition. Conditions listed include: General Acne ADD/ADHD Addiction AIDS ALS Alzheimer’s Anorexia Antibiotic resistance Anxiety Atherosclerosis Arthritis Asthma Autism Bipolar Cancer Colitis/Crohn’s Depression Diabetes Endocrine disorders Epilepsy/seizure Fibromyalgia Glaucoma Heart disease Huntington’s Inflammation Irritable bowel Kidney
RFL’s Senior Political Correspondent Andrew Whitman speaks to a woman who is calling for reform of medical marijuana on behalf of her daughter. The fact that she cannot get pure CBD oil due to federal scheduling is heartless and without justification.
This is the amazing story of little Charlotte Figi, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which is a form of intractable epilepsy. The Stanley brothers, medical marijuana growers in Colorado developed a high CBD strain with very low to no THC, which means there are no psychotropic effects. Charlotte’s parents contacted