Coming Home for Christmas: Vera Twomey finally secures medical cannabis license for her daughter

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Amsterdam, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Legalisation, Mothers, News|

Vera Twomey has finally secured a medical cannabis license for her young daughter, Ava Barry, who suffers from severe epilepsy Ava has been forced to flee to Holland where she could legally access medical cannabis Before cannabis, Ava was suffering 100s of epileptic seizures a week “We’ll be home for Christmas and she’s [...]

Heroic Australian mother illegally makes medical marijuana to “save” brain-damaged daughter

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Cannabis Oil, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, News|

Katrina Spraggon makes cannabis oil to help treat her daughter’s cerebral palsy, refractory epilepsy and severe scoliosis Medical cannabis is legal in Australia but would cost her family thousands The heroic mother is calling for a change in the law to allow her to grow “I’d rather break the law than bury my daughter” [...]

Heroic Mother’s Help Legalise Medical Marijuana In Peru

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, News, Peru|

Peru’s Congress legalised cannabis for medicinal purposes last week Cannabis oil will now be legal to produce, import and sell The proposal to decriminalise the drug came after police raided a makeshift laboratory where a group of women made cannabis oil for their sick children Peru has become the largest country in the [...]

“Research is the only way to legalise”: Heartbroken British Mother Forced the Move to Holland Speaks Out Against UK’s Medical Cannabis Laws

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Patient Stories, Seizures, UK, Uncategorised|

Hannah Deacon and her son, Alfie, were forced to flee the UK earlier this month to gain access to medicinal cannabis Alfie, 6, suffers severe epilepsy and facing  life-threatening seizures every week Hannah, who believes cannabis oil containing THC is Alfie’s last chance of a normal life, appeared on ITV’s This Morning earlier [...]

Cannabis Legalisation Ireland – Catching up with Vera Twomey

By | May 4th, 2017|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Children, Community, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Featured News, Interviews, Ireland, Legalisation, News, Seizures|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Vera Twomey, Irish mother of epileptic daughter, marched 260km earlier this year to demand Irish Government allows her daughter access to THC Ava Berry, 7, suffers from Dravet’s Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, which had been giving the young girl thousands of seizures a year Since being given CBD, the girl’s condition [...]

Australian Grandfather Donates $40million to Cannabis Research

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Hero Australian Grandfather takes CBD oil on national TV after donating millions to cannabis research to save granddaughter. Barry and Joy Lambert donated nearly $40 million to cannabis research program at Sydney University Their granddaughter, Katelyn, suffers from a rare and serious form of epilepsy, Dravet’s Syndrome The donations have help set up [...]

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 [...]

Can CBD Alleviate the Symptoms of Epilepsy?

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Children, Dravet Syndrome, Endocannabinoids, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Featured News, Featured Research, GW Pharma, Legalisation, News, Research|Tags: , , , , |

There have been many examples in recent years of published scientific articles, which have been peer-reviewed, as well as news items in the more general press, which have indicated the broad range of medical conditions susceptible to treatment by cannabis and related compounds. Much publicity has been gained in particular for reports claiming [...]

9-year-old girl seizure free after using cannabis oil for one day

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Dravet Syndrome|

9-year-old girl seizure free after using cannabis oil for one day A 9 year old girl has had her first seizure free day in years after using cannabis oil...for just 24 hours. Amelia Weaver of Hibbing, Minnesota has Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that has been frequently covered in cannabis news after various reports [...]