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Medical marijuana helps kids with cerebral palsy, Israeli study finds Medical News 

Medical marijuana helps kids with cerebral palsy, Israeli study finds

Medical marijuana significantly improved the condition of children suffering from cerebral palsy, a study by Wolfson Medical Center near Tel Aviv has found. According to the interim findings, treatment with cannabis oil reduced the disorder’s symptoms and improved the children’s motor skills. It also improved the kids’ sleep quality, bowel movements and general mood. Read the full article

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‘Miracle’ as boy with epilepsy treated with cannabis oil is now 300 days seizure-free Medical News 

‘Miracle’ as boy with epilepsy treated with cannabis oil is now 300 days seizure-free

An 11-year-old boy with severe epilepsy has not had a seizure in 300 days after he became the first patient to be prescribed cannabis oil on the NHS. Billy Caldwell 11, once suffered up to 30 potentially fatal seizures a month due to his epilepsy. His illness does not respond to medicine or diet treatments, according to the Irish Independent. He started receiving cannabis oil treatment in the U.S. and his prescription was transferred to his local GP. Read the full article

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NOT ALL CBD IS CREATED EQUAL Medical 

NOT ALL CBD IS CREATED EQUAL

There are lots of choices when it comes to the CBD market place these days, but few companies have the level of quality that Pure CBD Exchange has. They offer full lab tests for all their products and are quite transparent when it comes to their 100 percent pesticide-free guarantee. Read the full article

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American Veterinarian Group Gets Behind Cannabis Rescheduling Business Medical News 

American Veterinarian Group Gets Behind Cannabis Rescheduling

A leading veterinary organization is joining the fight to reschedule cannabis in an effort to speed research into the plant’s effects on our furry friends. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) approved a resolution at its conference last month to begin exploring how to advocate that cannabis be rescheduled federally, moving it from Schedule I to Schedule II. The move would increase opportunities to research cannabis for therapeutic use among both animals and humans. Read the full article

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Newton-John champions medicinal cannabis use after it helped her cancer battle Medical News 

Newton-John champions medicinal cannabis use after it helped her cancer battle

Olivia Newton-John will champion the use of medicinal cannabis when she is in Australia this week to raise money for her wellness and research centre. “I will do what I can to encourage it. It’s an important part of treatment, and it should be available,” the singer, who announced a second battle with breast cancer in May, told News Corp Australia. Read the full article

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Medical Marijuana: A Beginner’s Guide Medical News 

Medical Marijuana: A Beginner’s Guide

This week, I finally convinced my father to try a cannabis salve for his arthritis. You would think after four years of reporting on the marijuana world, I would have made headway on this long ago. After all, like over 85 percent of Americans, my dad supports the medical use of marijuana in a general way, and has been complaining about his achy joints for several years. Weed topicals don’t even get you high. But somehow it just never happened. Read the full article

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