Emerging science supports CBD oil effectiveness

CBD-based natural medicines on display at the Toledo, Ohio, Hemp Center. In 2013, Ohio authorized medical marijuana includes this form, but not smoked cannabis. These are oral medicines. Getty Images

Cannabidiol, or CBD, oil is a substance derived from the cannabis plant, the same plant which is used as a drug and to produce hemp fiber and hemp seed oil.

Salmon family sees hope for relief in CBD oil

Gary and Jeanette Phillips with their son Joshua at their home in Salmon. Jeannette, a devout Christian, said she has prayed for a solution for her son’s epilepsy. “It’s hard to see your child suffering,” she said. “You want to do anything that’s possible to stop it.”

SALMON — Whether marijuana-based products have medicinal value and should be legalized are matters of debate among Idaho politicians. For one local family, the fight is purely personal.

Standoff juror doubts impartiality of fellow juror

FILE -- This Jan. 27, 2016, photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Ammon Bundy. Jurors who are considering whether to convict Ammon Bundy, his brother, Ryan Bundy, and five of their followers for their occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon have indicated difficulty in reaching a consensus in federal court in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Federal prosecutors and attorneys for the seven defendants were reconvened Tuesday afternoon because of two hand-written notes submitted by jurors to the judge. (Multnomah County Sheriff via AP, file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prosecutors’ case against the armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge hit a bump Tuesday when a juror raised questions about the impartiality of another person on the panel.


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