Health Issues

Democrats hoping to flip House not just trash-talking Trump

Jun 24, 2018

Democrats hoping to flip enough seats to regain control of the U.S. House of Representatives say they aren't putting all their eggs in the anti-Trump basket.

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

Jun 23, 2018

Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday

Arkansas court clears way for medical pot program's launch

Jun 21, 2018

The Arkansas Supreme Court has cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Jun 19, 2018

Parents who have given marijuana-based products to their epileptic children for years are worried that possible U.S. approval of the first pot-based prescription drug could limit their options

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids

Jun 19, 2018

The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws

Jun 18, 2018

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous seizures

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Jun 17, 2018

The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Jun 16, 2018

The British government has changed course over a case concerning the use of cannabis oil, saying an epileptic boy can be treated with it after his mother said he needed it to survive severe seizures

Portugal approves use of marijuana-based medicines

Jun 15, 2018

Portugal's parliament has given final legislative approval for the use of marijuana-based medicines, which are already permitted in other European countries

British mother pleads for return of seized cannabis oil

Jun 11, 2018

A British mother who says her son needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous epileptic seizures is pleading with British officials to return the supply she recently obtained in Canada


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