Medical marijuana is legalized in Illinois, however, it is not permitted for students to use it in school or have school nurses administer it.

Illinois House Approves Bill to Allow Students Take Medical Marijuana at Schools

The Illinois House has approved a bill allowing students to take their medical marijuana at their elementary and secondary schools. House Bill 4870 passed on Wednesday by a whopping majority vote of 99-1, the...

U.S. Federal Experts Back Marijuana-Based Drug for Childhood Seizures

WASHINGTON — A panel of government health advisers is recommending approval of a medicine made from the marijuana plant to treat childhood epilepsy, moving the medication closer to the U.S. market. The Food and Drug...

Study: Marijuana’s Permanent Impact on the Developing Brains has been Overblown

Marijuana and its effects on the developing brain is a highly contentious issue that has long been stifled by the lack of a clear scientific consensus to give a final say. But a new...

Baltimore Health Official Warns of Fake Marijuana’s Dangers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s health commissioner is joining the call urging people to stay away from fake marijuana as cases of severe bleeding by users tick upward. Dr. Leana Wen says synthetic cannabinoids, frequently touted...

21 Israeli Pharmacies to Start Selling Medical Marijuana on April 20

Twenty-one Israeli pharmacies will start selling medical marijuana for the first time on April 20, the special day when stoners worldwide celebrate their love of cannabis. The Jerusalem Post reported on Tuesday that 21 Super-Pharm...
Soldiers rest in an armored vehicle after a mission in the Kandahar province of southern Afghanistan on March 20, 2009. (File photo via Reuters)

U.S. Bill to Allow Marijuana Research for Veterans Introduced

On Monday, a bill has been introduced to allow medical marijuana research for U.S. veterans. Veterans, who suffer from injuries and Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), have long demanded medical marijuana legalized on a federal...

Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review from U.S. Agency

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the country. The Food and Drug...

Small Amount of Pot Winds Up in Breast Milk but its Effects on Babies...

Breast milk of mothers, who smoke marijuana, can have some traces of THC - the psychoactive component in cannabis, a recently published U.S. study revealed. Published on April 9 in the journal Obstetrics and...

U.S. Firm Pursues FDA-Registered Trial for Pot-Based Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Based in Las Vegas, GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) is pursuing a federally-registered trial in humans by using cannabis-based therapies for the treatment of early to moderate Parkinson’s disease. GB Sciences, which deals with...

“Hemp Treats:” Colorado Bakers Infuse CBD in Dog’s Biscuits

At a recent Hemp Expo in Colorado, bakers from The Biscuit Barkery have offered some special treats for dogs. Val Downing and Nan Barron, co-owners of the dog biscuit company, showcased their CBD-infused dog biscuits...