Health

Cancer is a tough beast to fight, both physically and mentally. Beginning in September, a female cannabis oriented support group will start meeting in Austin.

Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

A marijuana extract experimental drug has been dubbed a success after testing in a number of Texas hospitals.

By: Martin “Marty” K. Jeane PhD, LPC-S, LMFT How do we prevent underage use of cannabis?

Denver Relief, a medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado.

A recent poll shows that support for medical marijuana in Texas continues to grow, however full legalization is another matter entirely.

Janice Michaels Foundation

The Janice Michaels Foundation hopes to provide social services to Texas medical marijuana patients, services that are otherwise not available.

Cook Children’s Medical Center

Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth is part of an international drug trial to test the efficacy of a marijuana compound when used to treat epilepsy.

A Texas legislator who chairs the Public Health Committee in the state legislature is set to let a medical marijuana bill expire rather than schedule it for a vote in committee.

A 9-year-old girl who once suffered from severe seizures has found new life after moving from Texas to Colorado.

Three medical marijuana bills have been scheduled for a hearing in the Texas legislature. The bills are wide ranging, and much support is expected to be heard in testimony. The bills cover limited medical marijuana, a whole plant program, and medical defense in court.

Alexis Bortell, a 9-year-old girl from Texas, has had to move to Colorado in order to seek treatment for her seizures through medical marijuana. She had been on her new medicine for 33 days without experiencing any seizure symptoms. The streak ended after a minor three minute seizure the other

Senator Troy Fraser won’t meet with me and I’m dying of Huntington’s Disease (HD). My sister was just diagnosed and my children have a 50% chance of inheriting my neurological disease. I live in District 24 and my senator won’t meet with me for a few minutes to discuss the

A recently introduced whole plant medical marijuana is probably “dead in the House” according to Rep. Myra Crownover, a Republican from Denton. HB 3785 has not yet been assigned to committee, but other medical marijuana bills have been referred to the House Public Health committee now headed by Rep. Crownover.

Both patients and mothers of sick children are headed to Austin later this month to lobby legislators for medical marijuana. Already this year there have been lobby events concerning the topic of marijuana, with a lobby day in February drawing about 300 people. A group called the Patient Alliance for