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David Casarett, Professor of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine and Chief of Palliative Care for the Duke Health System, challenges our mainstream healthcare system to look for inspiration in a setting often considered taboo: the medical marijuana dispensary. [Source]…

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In recent news, mother Hannah Deacon made news that her son has severe epilepsy, but none of the standard drugs are managing his condition. Watch this video as she pleads for cannabis oil to be made available in the UK to help people who suffer from constant seizures. Get the exclusive story. …

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Life of a Medical Marijuana Farmer [Video]

Medical marijuana farmer Tom Lauerman has dedicated his life to normalizing cannabis in the U.S. He went from being arrested at his medical collective in 1999, to working with the federal government today to establish the first ever…

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The first day involved riding 129 km through Holland, Germany and Belgium. Mostly using cycle paths, there were some hills (yes Dutch hills!) and several river crossings. Over 80 international riders and volunteers converged in Valkenberg, near Maastricht, in southern Holland for the 2015 Medical Cannabis…

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After years of debate and planning, medical cannabis distribution started July 1 in Minnesota.

A Golden Valley family thought they would have to wait months before their sick child would receive medical marijuana. But a doctor approved 3-year-old Harlow Hundley for the program June 29.

Harlow suffers from Dravet syndrome, a rare…

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Sarah and David Rowland's daughter Lily began having seizures when she was just six months old. Diagnosed with a severe case of epilepsy, she continued to have 200 to 300 seizures a day despite heavy medication. When the Ryans were told that the only other option was brain surgery, they began investigating alternative treatments in Colorado.…

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The 420 Games, established by Jim McAlpine, founder of the ski/snowboard lifestyle brand SnowBomb.com, is a series of events aiming to destigmatize responsible cannabis use.

Elite Daily recently attended one of these events in San Jose, California, meeting with McAlpine and other activists to discuss the movement.…

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Dr. Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist at Compultense University in Madrid, Spain explains how THC kills cancer cells.

Cristina Sánchez (Madrid, Spain, 1971) graduated in Biology at Madrid Complutense University in 1994. Once graduated, she joined Dr. Manuel Guzmán’'s laboratory, where she studied the effect of cannabinoids on…

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Renee Petro is the mother of two children, a young boy and girl. Her son, Brandon, suffers from a rare form of childhood epilepsy called FIRES. The mother spends much of her time fighting this potentially fatal disease in her child, using whatever means she
can to save her youngster.

In March, officials from the state Child…

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At the Harborside Health Center, Steve DeAngelo and his team are well aware that cannabis is an effective treatment for a wide range of health problems, including many of the ailments that afflict the elderly. The problem, however, is that seniors tend to be uninformed or misinformed about cannabis. So a few years ago, DeAngelo hired Sue…

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