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Finally, Some Hard Science on Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Patients

A groundbreaking clinical trial may provide some answers to medical marijuana as a seizure treatment

For years, some parents have turned to medical marijuana to treat their children’s debilitating epilepsy, crediting the drug with dramatically reducing seizure activity. A

It's Official: Oregon will vote on legalizing Marijuana in November

It’s official: Oregon voters will decide in November whether to regulate, tax and legalize marijuana for adults 21 and over.

The Oregon Secretary of State has certified that our petition campaign has turned in enough valid signatures to qualify the Control, Regulation, and

With legal marijuana, Washington joins an exclusive club

Smoke 'em if you've got 'em: Washington state this week joins an exclusive club as residents and tourists alike get their first chance to buy recreational marijuana.

The second state to legalize recreational pot — Colorado allowed sales starting Jan. 1 — Washington joins a

BREAKING: Clark County had just 18 slots for medical marijuana dispensaries

BREAKING: Clark County had just 18 slots for medical marijuana dispensaries

They came from near and far. Las Vegas Valley developers, medical marijuana industry veterans from Colorado and area doctors were among them. The odds were against them.

Seventy-nine applicants — down

How one cannabis advocate morphed into a dispensary owner

Mark Passerini is an entrepreneur, activist and pioneer in the world of medical marijuana and legal cannabis. The 39-year-old Chicago native owns and operates Om of Medicine, a medical marijuana

Uruguay releases legal marijuana regulations

Uruguay has published regulations for a new, legal marijuana market, a measure approved by lawmakers there in December.

The law and the new regulations make Uruguay the first country in the world to have a system regulating legal production, sale and consumption of the drug.


Retail licenses lottery kicks off in Washington

WA State Liquor Control Board 

OLYMPIA -- Washington state's first-ever pot retail licenses lottery kicks off April 21 - 25. The Washington State Liquor Control Board says the process will be extremely

Legal Marijuana Brings Hope for Uruguay

Daily Dose: Officials in Uruguay are considering how legal marijuana may help those who suffer from various ailments.

MMJ Research for post-traumatic stress disorder clears major hurdle


Although there is a "mountain of anecdotal evidence" that marijuana helps with PTSD, there has been no controlled trial to test how marijuana suppresses the symptoms, including flashbacks, insomnia and anxiety, said Suzanne Sisley, the study's lead researcher.

Lobby Days in Washington DC

The delegation from the National Cannabis Industry Association made a point of dressing well for its day on Capitol Hill, sporting mostly dark suits, lots of ties and plenty of the group’s signature lapel pins, which feature a sun rising over vibrant fields of marijuana.