Category: Dravet Syndrome

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Apr2020
Charlotte Figi, the amazing girl who brought national attention to the issue of medical cannabis passed away on Tuesday, April 7th at the age of 13.
April 17, 2020Lane Trachy
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Nov2019
This week, the NHS approved two cannabis-derived medicines for the first time. It is a positive step for the future of legal cannabis in England.
November 13, 2019Lane Trachy
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Oct2018
The ability for doctors to prescribe Epidiolex throughout America makes it the first pharmaceutical cannabis drug, that is legal in every state.
October 31, 2018Lane Trachy
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Sep2018
In June of 2018, the FDA approved, for the first time, a cannabis based drug. Epidiolex, is a CBD drug used to treat Dravet Syndrome.
September 27, 2018Lane Trachy
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Jun2018
CBD-based epilepsy medication Epidiolex recently became the first cannabis based drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
June 27, 2018Lane Trachy
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May2017
A study of 120 children and teenagers shows CBD can hep treat suffers of Dravet syndrome - a form of epilepsy that causes many daily seizures.
May 30, 2017Lane Trachy
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Dec2016
J.J. Sampley has suffered from Dravet Syndrome since he was an infant. He has experienced devastating seizure activity throughout his life. But he is finally beginning to heal thanks to medical marijuana legalization in Florida.
December 11, 2016Daily Dose
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Dec2016
Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Medical Cannabis Education and Research is being renames to honor Australian philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert, who donated $3 million to the facility.
December 10, 2016Daily Dose
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Dec2016
A purified oral marijuana compound may help treat epilepsy. Researchers found that cannabidiol (CBD) helped reduce the frequency of seizures in children and adults with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
December 8, 2016Daily Dose