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House Bill Would Legalize 'Charlotte's Web' Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy. The le...

Matt Ferner

Sanjay Gupta Makes A Huge Statement On Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media

In the past year, Sanjay Gupta has made no secret of his support for medical marijuana. A desire for policy change has always been implicit in tha...

Matt Ferner

Major Group Announces Support For Medical Marijuana

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

The Epilepsy Foundation has recognized medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy, calling for better access to the drug and more research into it...

Matt Ferner

Number Of Children Seeking Medical Marijuana Soars In Colorado

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

The number of children and young people on Colorado's medical marijuana registry surged in 2013, according to the latest data from the state's Departm...

Medical Marijuana Attracting More Parents To Colorado

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents

A small faction of parents calling themselves marijuana "refugees" are heading to Colorado in order to obtain medical marijuana for their children who...

Meet The 6 Year Old Who Uses Medical Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.10.2013 | Denver

When you think of the stereotypical medical marijuana user, Charlotte Figi may be the last person that comes to mind. That's because Charlotte is 6...

A Little Girl Helps Give Sanjay Gupta New Perspective on Marijuana

Sharda Sekaran | Posted 10.09.2013 | Media
Sharda Sekaran

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is making waves for his recent reversal of opinion on medical marijuana. Part of this has to do with an expansive body of medical evidence but the touching story of a 5-year-old girl may have also played a meaningful role.