cannabidiol

Government
3:10 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Cannabis Oil Law Hits Roadblock

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After passing the Kentucky General Assembly with unanimous support, a new law that would permit state public universities to research and prescribe medical cannabis oil is hitting a rough patch.

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Government
7:05 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Cannabis Oil Bill Passes in the House

A bill permitting the research and medicinal use of cannabis oil to treat neurological disorders has cleared the Kentucky House.  Families with ailing children gathered into the House chambers to witness the vote on the bill.

“I feel like we’ve won the lottery. I never thought it would happen. I honestly didn’t.”

That’s Rita Wooton, overjoyed at the passage of Senate Bill 124, which will allow her son, Eli, to receive cannabidiol treatment at the University of Kentucky for his chronic seizures.

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Government
6:06 am
Thu March 20, 2014

House Committee Greenlights Cannabis Oil Bill

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A House committee has advanced a bill that would permit state university hospitals to research and utilize medicinal cannabis oil to treat certain neurological disorders.

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Government
4:34 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Bill Allowing Study of Cannabis Oil Proposed in Kentucky State Senate

Senator Julie Denton (R-Louisville)
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A bill that would permit Kentucky universities to study and develop treatments using cannabis oil has been filed in the state Senate.

Cannabidiol is an ingredient found in the marijuana plant. It has an extremely low THC content, which means it doesn’t get its users high, and a growing body of research shows it can significantly reduce seizures, even in children with epilepsy.

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