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Few things are more difficult than watching your child suffer from a devastating medical condition, and few conditions leave parents feeling more helpless than seizure disorders. The convulsions are horrifyingly dangerous and unpredictable, and so are most of the...
Tune in Tonight for Our Live Google Hangout with Leading Medical, Scientific Experts to Discuss New Cannabis Monograph
Tonight ASA is hosting a Google Hangout at 5:30pm PT (8:30pm ET) with a panel of leading medical and scientific experts to discuss by video the new cannabis monograph from the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), an authoritative compendium of scientific data, including long-awaited standards for the plant's...
Scientific data, standards put to rest the notion that medical marijuana is a dangerous drug with no medical value
Washington, D.C. -- Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is hosting a Google Hangout today at 5:30pm PT (8:30pm ET) with a panel of leading medical and scientific experts to discuss by video the new cannabis monograph from the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP), an authoritative...
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia monograph lays scientific foundation for quality assurance and expanded research
Washington, DC -- In an historic move, the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) released the first installation of a two-part Cannabis monograph yesterday that classifies cannabis (marijuana) as a botanical medicine, alongside many other widely accepted Complementary and Alternative Medicines. Written and reviewed by the world's leading experts, the Cannabis...
Historic, unprecedented vote illustrates political strength, legitimacy of medical marijuana community
Sebastopol, CA -- In an unprecedented move, the Sebastopol City Council voted yesterday to seat Vice Mayor and medical marijuana community leader Robert Jacob as Mayor of Sebastopol. Jacob, 36, founder and executive director of Peace in Medicine, two licensed medical marijuana dispensaries -- one in Sebastopol, the...