October 2022

Overview of the Research on Cannabis for Pediatric Oncology

October 28, 2022

Research Focus

Cannabis provides a conundrum for treating pediatric oncology: While preclinical research provides clear mechanisms of action for cannabis’s potential to treat pediatric oncology, clinical studies are difficult to conduct, due to the associated ethics. Here, we take a closer look at the state of current research.

From Pediatric Patient to Teenage CEO: One Young Woman’s Journey with Medical Cannabis

October 28, 2022

Advocacy Focus

Rylie Maedler shares her amazing journey from pediatric patient to teenage advocate. As a child, she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer with a high recurrence rate and, through treatment with cannabis, is now in remission. Here, she shares her incredible story to change laws and hearts with her powerful message.

A Mother’s Hope: Cannabinoids Helping Kill Cancer Cells

October 28, 2022

Caregiver Focus

Here, Tracy Ryan discusses the journey her family has taken to find treatment for her daughter Sophie’s brain tumor, the unexpected discovery of natural killer cells with Dr. Anahid Jewett, and the formation of their company NKore BioTherapeutics.

Medical Cannabis Helped Beat the Odds: Brooklyn Hall’s Fight to Survive Brain Cancer

October 28, 2022

Patient Focus

When she was three-and-a-half years old, Brooklyn Hall was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma, class 3, a rare and unique form of brain cancer. Here, her mother Meghan Hall shares how Brooklyn’s prognosis drastically changed with the help of Rick Simpson Oil.