Canadian Supreme Court rules medical marijuana legal in all forms

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada — The Canadian Supreme Court ruled Thursday that medicinal marijuana is legal in all its forms, overturning a provision in the country’s law that only allowed patients to use the substance in its dried form. According to Canada’s highest court, the provision that obstructs the patients’ access to other forms of medicinal […]

Father asks Alabama lawmakers to allow his daughter with autism to try medical marijuana

Alabaster, Alabama – Mary Ann Coleman is a 13-year-old school girl who has autism. She attends day school at Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center. In a report that they recently sent home it states that Mary Ann tried to self harm, a total of 337 times. Mary Anne’s father told Alabama.com that on a […]

Interview with Stephanie Lay – Talks openly about son with autism and self-injurious behaviour and her famous Maine-Tex Grilled Salsa

Maine – In March we brought you the story about Stephanie Lay, mother to 14-year-old Bryce with autism and Self-Injurious Behaviour (SIB). Stephanie has used her grilled salsa recipe in order to connect with her son, to teach him life skills and to use the cooking time as a form of therapy for him. Woman […]

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Illinois marijuana experiment could help children

Chicago, IL – Illinois recently extended an experiment to test whether a special version of marijuana called Charlotte’s Web could help those on the spectrum. The green oil is cultivated by a Colorado company and has less THC, the component of the plant that gets users high, and more CBD, a component of the plant […]

Congress Ends Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana

The United States Congress quietly ended the ban on medical marijuana in a provision tucked away in the 1,603-page spending bill. The Rohrabacher-Farr medical marijuana amendment prohibits the justice department from spending federal money to undermine state medical marijuana laws. The provision effectively prohibits federal agents from raiding medical marijuana businesses in states where the […]

Mother explains how using medical marijuana has autistic son thriving

A report in this weeks’ The Week magazine tells of  how a Southern California mother has a thriving son due to her decision to introduce medical marijuana as part of his daily medications. In an interview with the magazine Mieko Hester-Perez explains that her son Joey was diagnosed with  severe autism at 16 months old. This […]