Irish Mother’s Battle for her Daughter’s Right to Life Saving Cannabis Medicine

By | March 13th, 2017|Categories: ALS, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Seizures, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

“Heartbroken” Irish mother walked length of Ireland to try and get life-saving medical marijuana for sick daughter. Courageous Vera Twomey walked 260km from Cork down to Dublin in desperate attempt to get access to cannabis-based medication for her daughter Ava Barry, Vera’s daughter, suffers from Dravey Syndrome, a rare intractable form of [...]

Is Medical Marijuana the answer to ALS?

By | March 26th, 2015|Categories: ALS|

While a successful, albeit brief spell in the new media spotlight courtesy of the Ice Bucket Challenge craze in 2014 raised the profile of ALS somewhat, the neurogenerative disorder remains a heart-wrenching and debilitating incurable disease. With a short life expectancy upon diagnosis and incapacitating symptoms, treatment for ALS is invaluable. A 2014 study by [...]

Florida Republican Aims To Legalize Medical Marijuana

By | January 27th, 2015|Categories: AIDS, ALS, Epilepsy, HIV, MS, Multiple Sclerosis|Tags: , , , , , |

A top Florida Republican filed a bill Monday that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, just months after a similar ballot measure received a majority of voter support, but fell just short of the percentage needed to pass. Florida state Sen. Jeff Brandes (R) filed The Florida Medical Marijuana Act, a bill that would [...]