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Paige Lavender

Meet Some Of The Kids At The Center Of The Medical Marijuana Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

A new video by National Geographic is exploring the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) oil for kids who have cancer, epilepsy and other conditions, followi...

The Cure for Cancer? Why False Claims Are Dangerous

Joanna_Montgomery | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Joanna_Montgomery

A couple of years ago, I blogged on HuffPost imploring well-meaning (and sometimes not-so-well-meaning) folks to refrain from telling me what to do ...

Mother Fighting for Custody, Son Taken by Police After Classroom Comments About Marijuana's Benefits

Art Way | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Art Way

This story may seem ridiculous to some. The reality is this happens all the time in our country and it is a lesser-known atrocity of the drug war. Due to mandatory reporting requirements, the staff at the school may have been under a duty to involve Child Protective Services if Banda's son admitted marijuana was in his home.

David Lohr

Mom Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical ca...

Gov Pushes Clinical Trials For Marijuana-Derived Seizure Treatment

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure d...

Gov To Sign Cannabis Oil Bill Into Law

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) will sign a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil to treat chronic epilepsy, he announced on Iowa Press Friday morning....

GOP Gov Changes Stance On Pot

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) altered his position on medical marijuana, saying Thursday he is backing the legalization of a marijuana extract to ...

Wisconsin Legalizes Marijuana Oil To Treat Severe Childhood Seizures

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin lawmakers have legalized the use of a marijuana extract to treat severe seizures in children. The measure, which was passed by a voice v...

Anna Almendrala

This Family Had To Fire Their Doctor To Get Medical Marijuana For Their Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents

LOS ANGELES -- By the time Andrew Rios was 2 years old, he had already been given nine different medications to quell the non-stop seizures that had r...

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Marijuana Oil To Treat Childhood Epilepsy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Kentucky's state Senate voted unanimously Wednesday to advance a bill that allowing the use of marijuana oil to treat some cases of childhood epilepsy...

Number Of Children On MMJ Patient Registry Surging In This State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After nearly doubling earlier in the year, the number of minors on Colorado's medical marijuana patient registry surged again in September, with the a...

Weed Pioneers Look To Save Epileptic Kids With New Medical Marijuana Strain

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

"Charlotte's Web" isn't just a classic piece of children's fiction, it's also the name of one of the most coveted medical marijuana strains that is be...

You Won't Believe Who's Joined The Fight For Medical Cannabis

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

A conservative Republican Utah state lawmaker is backing an unexpected group of advocates: Mormon moms fighting for medical cannabis for their childre...

From Chemotherapy To Marijuana, And Back Again

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

A mother who stirred up a heated debate about parental rights when she chose medical marijuana over chemo to treat her 3-year-old son's cancer, has ha...