Category Archives: children

Weed the People Chronicles Families Searching For Cannabis Cancer Treatments

Sometimes the most powerful stories are the ones you stumble upon without even looking for in the first place. That was the case for Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, the filmmakers behind Weed the People, a new documentary about families navigating the cannabis world in an effort to treat their cancer-stricken children. “This documentary came […]

Nine Elementary School Students Hospitalized After Being Given Weed Gummies

Nine children were taken to a Cleveland hospital on Monday after they were given cannabis gummies at their elementary school, according to media reports. Police responded to Anton Grdina Elementary School on the city’s east side after a total of 14 students ate some of the weed-infused gummies. Emergency medical services personnel were also dispatched to the […]

‘Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus launches fundraiser for pediatric medical marijuana patients

(photo courtesy Flickr.com/gageskidmore) Norman Reedus is taking some time off from being a crossbow-wielding zombie slayer to help kids in need of medical cannabis treatment. The popular star from AMC’s The Walking Dead television series recently started a fundraiser at SavingSophie.org to support expanding research into cannabinoid therapy for pediatric cancer, reports Marijuana Moment. Every […]

Edibles & Kids: 7 Safety Tips for Cautious, Cannabis-Consuming Caregivers

No, your kid won’t die if he or she accidentally downs a cannabis-infused gummy, but let’s agree that ‘not hastening your child’s death’ is setting the parenting bar pretty low. There are real risks if your kid gets into your edibles, inviting adverse effects for them and legal consequences for you. That doesn’t mean you […]

Ducky’s Bill: A Bid to Save Children’s Lives and Educations

Washington father John Barclay is fighting for young cannabis patients to receive their medication at school. He was inspired by his own daughter, River, who suffers from a rare disorder that he says is more effectively managed with CBD than any other medication they’ve tried. If Barclay is successful, Washington would join states like New […]

Research Suggests That THC May Be Effective in Treating Epilepsy in Children

The results of two recent studies suggest that THC may be effective in treating epilepsy. The news comes amid numerous reports that another cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD), may also be a viable treatment for seizure disorders. The work of medical researchers in Canada and Australia may indicate that cannabis medications with a combination of cannabinoids may […]