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    Hello and welcome to Pediatric Cannabis Therapy! My name is Rebecca Brown and I am the founder of Pediatric Cannabis Therapy. My journey began almost two years ago when I started treating my then 14 year old son who has Dravet syndrome with a high cbd low thc ratio medical cannabis. I reached out to other parents in the Dravet community who were also treating their children with cannabis and the Pediatric Cannabis Therapy facebook group was born. We started with 6 parents but have grown to a staggering 2500 members and are growing daily. The need for the website became very clear as more and more people were looking for information regarding the therapeutic application of cannabis in the pediatric community.

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Pinned  Life on the Frontier

Nov 25 2013 03:37 PM | MamaHen in A Parent's Perspective

Life on the Frontier. Frontier Living. An Oregon dad inspires us all to brave the unknowns of Cannabis Therapy.

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Pinned  Doctor Appointment Preparation Tips

Nov 25 2013 02:51 PM | MamaHen in How to Approach Your Childs Medical Team

Doctor Appointment Preparation Tips

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Government approves medical marijuana research

Apr 15 2014 09:55 PM | MamaHen in Legislative

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress, a move that could l...

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U.S.: Two-Thirds of Doctors Favor Medical Marij...

Apr 15 2014 09:51 PM | MamaHen in In the News

More than two out of every three physicians in the United States -- 67 percent -- say that medical marijuana should be an option for patients, according to the results of a new WebMD/Medscape poll.

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New Ruling Finds Cannabis To Be The Most Medici...

Apr 15 2014 09:43 PM | MamaHen in In the News

More than a dozen U.S. states have now completely decriminalized the act of possessing marijuana and both Colorado and Washington have made it legal to possess, sell, transport and cultivate the plant. But soon it may be legalized across the entire country following a decision Thursday by the federal government.

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Cannabis Vs. Cancer: Studies Suggest Cannabinoi...

Apr 15 2014 09:32 PM | MamaHen in Cancer/ Chemotherapy

There is currently an overwhelming amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may kill cancer in humans. For the past several years, an increasing number of patients have been reporting that ingesting or applying cannabis-based extracts topically eliminated their cancers.

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THE CBD-ONLY STAMPEDE

Mar 21 2014 12:05 AM | MamaHen in Spotlight Article

Ever since marijuana was banned by the federal government in the 1930s, prohibition proponents have insisted that cannabis must remain illegal to protect America’s children. “Protecting the children” continues to be the calculated cornerstone of anti-marijuana propaganda, the cynical centerpiece of the war on drugs.

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Is Cannabigerol (CBG) The Ultimate Cannabinoid?

Mar 20 2014 11:33 PM | MamaHen in Science Corner

Cannabigerol (CBG) is the “stem cell” for many of the chemicals in marijuana, including THC and CBD. It also has a number of medical properties that researchers are just starting to uncover

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What is clinical endocannabinoid deficiency?

Mar 20 2014 10:37 PM | MamaHen in The Endocannabinoid System

Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CEDC) is a proposed spectrum disorder that has been implicated in a range of illnesses, including fibromyalgia, migraine and irritable bowel syndrome. So far, very little research has been conducted on this speculative disorder, but if it is found to exist, it could be responsible for these very common conditions as well as many related ones.

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Parents, Children at Forefront of Medical Marij...

Mar 05 2014 05:38 PM | MamaHen in Welcome to Pediatric Cannabis Therapy

Parents, children at forefront of medical marijuana debate, a family affair.

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Marijuana May Be Key To Healing Injured Brain

Feb 08 2014 08:56 PM | SarahG in Science Corner

The activity of marijuana may help repair the brain after traumatic injury, according to new research from Spain.

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