Illinois state panel wants to add autism, pain, PTSD to medical marijuana list

Springfield, Ill. — A state panel in Illinois recommended that patients with conditions such as autism, post-traumatic stress disorder, osteoarthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, and pain conditions be allowed to take medicinal marijuana. The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory board voted to add to the state’s existing list of ailments that may qualify patients to medicinal marijuana […]

Congressman upset over hurdles in acquiring medicinal marijuana in Georgia

Atlanta — Medicinal marijuana is now legal in Georgia, but state Rep. Allen Peake is upset over the hurdles that ailing patients have to go through in order for them to avail themselves of medicinal cannabis. The medical cannabis registry in the state officially opened Tuesday, and Peake, who created it, is upset that federal […]

Father who gave dying daughter medicinal marijuana now allowed to see her -w/video

Queensland, Australia — Adam Koessler, the Australian father who risked getting himself jailed in a desperate attempt to save his dying daughter by giving her medicinal marijuana— has been finally been allowed to see her. Koessler— whose 2-year-old daughter, Rumer Rose, is suffering from stage 4 cancer— has been arrested earlier this month but was […]