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Alfie Dingley's family apply for licence for medical cannabis

His family said his condition improved after using it in the Netherlands - where it is legal - and has given a petition to Prime Minister Theresa May.

North Vancouver cannabis community left without answers as city councillors delay decisions

Business owners and users are still wondering when pot prohibition in the city will be lifted.

Parents fight for school to allow daughter with terminal disorder to take CBD oil

A Volusia County 6-year-old who has a terminal genetic disorder, is in a fight with her school over a supplement that her family says has improved her life.

State to reimburse cost of medicinal cannabis for Ava Twomey

A mother who campaigned tirelessly for the State to licence and fund cannabis oil treatments for her severely epileptic daughter has finally had her dream come true.

Medical marijuana's 'catch-22': limits on research hinder patient relief

Because the federal government considers marijuana a Schedule 1 drug, research on marijuana or its active ingredients is highly restricted and even discouraged in some cases.

The Ongoing Medical Cannabis Debate

As legalization efforts continue in many states, experts weigh in on the significance

Alfie Dingley's Medical Cannabis Petition Handed to Government

A six-year-old boy with epilepsy has presented a petition to No. 10 calling for him to be granted a special licence to use medical cannabis

Claim Doctors 'Turn a Blind Eye' to Medical Cannabis in Hospital

Doctors at a Queensland's children's hospital are allegedly 'turning a blind eye' to parents administering illegal medicinal cannabis to their children.

RACGP calls for consistent, simplified medicinal cannabis framework

he RACGP has articulated its view that the current system for prescribing medicinal cannabis products in Australia is ‘highly bureaucratic, time-consuming and expensive’ in its new position statement on the subject

Things Just Got A Little Bit Easier For People Seeking Medicinal Cannabis In NSW

Minister for health Greg Hunt urged other states and territories to follow NSW's new program.