Category Archives: mother

Mother Fears Son Could Die As Brexit Stops Medical Cannabis Supply

Government gives two weeks notice that access to epilepsy treatment for nine-year-old Alfie Dingley will end. The mother of a nine-year-old boy with a rare and severe form of epilepsy has told how she fears her son could die after the government announced his supply of a life-changing cannabis medicine from the Netherlands would stop […]

Saskatchewan Woman Says Use Of Cannabis To Help Her Addiction Not Accepted

For Shelby Curtis, keeping away from hard drugs starts with quieting her thoughts. The 26-year-old got a prescription to use cannabis medicinally earlier this year while in recovery and living in Regina’s Raising Hope housing program for new mothers facing issues such as substance abuse. She uses THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, to manage […]

As A Black Mother, Potential Run-ins With Police Over Cannabis Use Made Me Nervous For My Son. Now, Pot Has Cut My Heavy Drinking, And At 50, I’m Growing For My Family

I grounded my youngest son Kadim when he was in the tenth grade after finding his stash. We can laugh about it now, but my relationship with my son was severely damaged by my need to repress his pot-smoking. I was terrified of the what-ifs that could happen to him, a barely 15-year old Black […]

Mother Of Epileptic 15-Year-Old Urges Government To Provide Medical Cannabis On NHS

Charlotte Caldwell pleads with health secretary Matt Hancock to ‘intervene and stop this torturous ordeal’. The mother of a 15-year-old boy who can suffer from hundreds of seizures a day has called on the health secretary Matt Hancock to intervene and allow him a prescription for medical cannabis on the NHS. Charlotte Caldwell’s son Billy […]

Mother Suffering With Cancer Inspired Sons to Open Cannabis Dispensary

Ryan and Cory Nemeth searched for a medicinal alternative to help their mother, who was suffering from lung cancer. After undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, they found cannabis was an option that helped her. “We saw amazing results,” Ryan Nemeth said, citing pain reduction and overall happiness. “We started juicing with her…we did smoothies with marijuana.” […]

5 Moms Killing It In The Cannabis Game Right Now

Despite nationwide advances in the legalization movement, cannabis is still not fully accepted among many demographics. One group that has often shown an understandable resistance to the advance of marijuana in society is the one composed of mothers: What if my kid gets their hands on pot? What if I get too high and can’t […]

3 Women Shares Their Thoughts on Cannabis and Motherhood

Though cannabis has made great strides in public perception the past couple of decades, certain groups are still wading through the waters of complete acceptance. The decision to partake in an edible or pull from a pipe shouldn’t make one a pariah if that person has a child, and yet, here we are. In a […]