Tag: children

  • Cannabis and the Young Brain: Prohibition’s Forgotten Victims

    (image : The Night Dad Went to Jail) Cannabis and the Young Brain:  Prohibition’s Forgotten Victims By Judith Stamps Listen to Rona Ambrose, Canada’s Health Minister, or Nora Volkow, America’s Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and you will soon conclude that cannabis prohibition today rests on a single, nearly unassailable platform: it […]

  • Cannabis Oil and Epilepsy: Point and Counterpoint

    Some Thoughts on Recent Events Nothing has captured the public imagination and influenced lawmakers more powerfully in recent months than the news on CBD-rich cannabis oil and its remarkable ability to quell seizures in children with epilepsy.  Since the 2013 airing of CNN’s documentary, “Weeds I,” which brought us the story of young Charlotte Figi […]

  • The Voice: Cannabis and Child Services

      The Voice on the other end of the phone was matter-of-fact. “We are contacting you in regards to a report we have received about your three children.” There are five moments in my life during which I have been able to see clearly that I was in the midst of some radical change–Occasions where […]