More than two dozen states allow marijuana use for a variety of ailments, but the FDA has not approved it for any medical use.
Arzu Ozkose is caught in a dilemma she says no mother should have to face.
Today’s policy release is being welcomed by users of medical cannabis such as Auckland-based Dr Huhana Hickey who has multiple sclerosis.
In a few weeks, his dwindling legal cannabis supply will run out, and it could take up to seven months to get more. His only option will then be to leave the country with his mother to get marijuana, his fifth such trip in four years.
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CBD oil, though not illegal in Ireland, is not authorised as a medicinal product and so it was not considered as a treatment option.
CBD oil is technically illegal in Kansas on the state level, but Gordon says shops in and around Lenexa in the Kansas City area, where her family lives, still sell it.
In a case that could have far-reaching implications, parents of an elementary school student who has leukemia are suing a Schaumburg-based school district and the state of Illinois for the right for her to take medical marijuana at school.
Sebastien Cotte has seen how medical marijuana eased the suffering of his son, who has an incurable neurological disorder.
when state law and federal laws do not match it places the users in a real catch 22
Raina Tilghman had her first seizure when she was just weeks old, on the day of her two-month check-up with the family pediatrician.
The night before, the little girl had been up for hours with the hiccups