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 [...]

Autism and Marijuana: Mother’s Battle for Whole Plant Research

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, ASD, Autism, Brain, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Community, Doctors, Featured News, Israel, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Pain, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

She’s an Israeli mother of 3 boys, her oldest, Yuval, 23,  is severely Autistic and treated successfully with cannabis after years of agony. As an activist for years in promoting the rights and legislation for ASD Children and adults in Israel, Via ‘ALUT – the society for autistic children in Israel and [...]

MMJ Visits California – Home of the Longest Running Medical Marijuana Program in the World

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: MMJ Stories|

Welcome to the state of California, Under Proposition 215, The California Compassionate Use Act, I am legally entitled to carry up to 8 ounces on my person and grow 6 mature plants and 12 immature cannabis plants in the privacy of my own home. The California Compassionate Use Act has been in effect since 1996 [...]

The Secrets of Medical Marijuana: Switching from Pills to Cannabis

By | July 6th, 2015|Categories: MMJ Stories|

I personally have experienced Medicinal Cannabis first as a patient and then later as a caregiver, as a respiratory therapist. I suggested it for my patients who were wasting away from the aftereffects of chemotherapy and radiation. I did this even though I knew it was risky for me professionally because I had used it while [...]