Tag: seizure disorders

Indiana Legislature Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Use of CBD, Now Goes to Governor

Legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabidiol (CBD) has been approved by Indiana’s full legislature. The measure was approved 98 to 0 by the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday, following approval from the Senate. It now goes to Governor Eric Holcomb for consideration. Under the proposed law, it would be legal for those …

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Delaware Legislature Unanimously Passes Measure to Legalize Medical Cannabis Oil for Minors

Legislation to legalize the medical use of cannabis oil for children suffering from a variety of ailments passed Delaware’s House of Representative Thursday with a unanimous 40 to 0 vote. It passed the Senate last week, also unanimously (21 to 0). Under Senate Bill 90, sponsored by Senator Ernie Lopez (R-Lewes), children with a qualifying …

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Nebraska Senate Votes 44 to 2 to Study Cannabis Oil

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A legislative proposal that would commission the University of Nebraska to study the effectiveness of low-THC cannabis oil in the treatment of seizure disorders has passed Nebraska’s full Senate with a 44 to 2 vote. “LB 390 creates the Medical Cannabidiol Pilot Study within the University of Nebraska Medical Center for patients who suffer from …

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Cannabis Oil Bill Passes Oklahoma Legislature

Oklahoma’s full Legislature has passed House Bill 2154, a bill to allow the use of cannabis oil by those with epilepsy who receive a recommendation from a physician. The measure was passed unanimously, 46 to 0, by the state’s Senate, and was approved 85 to 5 by the state’s House of Representatives. The proposal would …

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Cannabis Associated With Seizure Control In Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy, Finds Study

By Paul Armentano, NORML The administration of oral cannabis extracts is associated with the mitigation of seizures in adolescents with epilepsy, according to clinical data published this month in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Researchers from the Colorado Children’s Hospital in Denver performed a retrospective chart review of 75 children provided cannabis extracts. Authors reported …

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Idaho Legislature Approves Medical Cannabis Bill, Sends it to Governor

Idaho’s full Legislature has given approval to Senate Bill 1146, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for the treatment of seizure disorders. The proposal was approved with a 22 to 12 vote by the state’s Senate last month, and was given approval by the state’s House of Representatives this week with a 39 to 30 …

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Cannabis Oil Bill Approved by Tennessee House Committee

Legislation that would allow for the possession and use of low-THC cannabis oil has been approved by Tennessee’s House Criminal Justice Committee. House Bill 109, filed by Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby), would allow for the use of low-THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), high-CBD (cannabidiol) cannabis oil for those with seizure disorders such as epilepsy who receive a recommendation …

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Tennessee Bill to Legalize Cannabis Oil for Medical Purposes Approved by Subcommittee

Tennessee’s House Criminal Justice Subcommittee has given approval to House Bill 109, a proposal to legalize cannabis oil for medical purposes. The measure was filed by Representative Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby). Under the proposed law, the possession and use of low-THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) cannabis oil will be legal for those with seizure disorders who receive a recommendation …

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Program Expanding January 1st to Include Children

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced recently that beginning January 1st, the state will expand its medical cannabis program to include children. Under the new rules, children with debilitating conditions such as seizure disorders will be able to use non-smokable forms of cannabis for medical purposes. They will, however, be required to gain approval …

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Medical Cannabis Bill Passed Unanimously By Florida House Appropriations Committee

Florida’s House Appropriations Committee has given unanimous approval to House Bill 843, a proposal to legalize cannabis extracts for medical purposes. The measure, which was introduced by Republican Representative Matt Gaetz, now heads to the House Judiciary Committee, where its passage will send it to the full House.

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