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10 May

‘Marijuana refugees’ are uprooting their lives and moving to Colorado, California and Oregon to legally use cannabis to treat their children’s health conditions

Families are moving to Colorado, California and Oregon to treat their children’s health conditions. According to the Guardian, people are even immigrating to the U.S. in order to treat disorders associated with seizures for their children when marijuana is outlawed in their home nation and are deemed “international marijuana refugees”. The paper noted in one

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25 Nov

Update on Grace – ‘My daughter died waiting’ for medical cannabis

It saddens our hearts to report that 20 month old from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Grace Witwer, has died.  Grace was born a healthy baby girl, but at four months old things changed. “Her first seizure lasted a grueling 45 minutes,” her mother Becky Witwer said. Grace was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy.

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23 Nov

Florida Senator Says It’s Time To Make High Potency Marijuana Available To Patients

Florida Senator Jeff Brandes is proposing a bill in Florida which would do away with the Charlotte’s Web Law and permit stronger strains of Marijuana well as making medical marijuana accessible to more people.   My bill simply creates a series of conditions and symptoms that would qualify patients for medical marijuana it also does

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18 Nov

Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his thoughts on research, medical marijuana at Toronto event

Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares his thoughts on research, medical marijuana at Toronto event But also that some of our great scientific innovations sometimes are sitting right in front of us, we just have to go out and get ’em, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta expressed his support for the importance of

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09 Sep

Nine Year Old Amelia Weaver Successfully Combats Dravet Syndrome With Cannabis Oil

Amelia Weaver’s First Seizure Came Before Her 2nd Birthday. It was witnessed by both Amelia’s mother and pediatrician, as she sat in the doctor’s office for treatment for the flu. By the age of three, she was having between 30 and 80 atonic seizures, commonly referred to as drop seizures, per day. Not long after, Amelia

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03 Aug

High CBD / Low THC Cannabis Treatment For Dravet Syndrome

Dravet Syndrome Dravet syndrome, also known as Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (SMEI), is a rare and catastrophic form of epilepsy that begins in infancy. It is typically triggered by hot temperatures and/or fever, and characterized by violent, prolonged seizures lasting over five minutes. The neurodevelopmental implications of this disorder are significant, often resulting in

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21 Apr

Charlotte’s Web Marijuana Stops Child’s Seizures From Dravet Syndrome

The Story of Charlotte Figi By most standards Matt and Paige Figi were living the American dream. They met at Colorado State University, where they shared a love of the outdoors. After getting married, the couple bought a house and planned to travel the world. They did travel, but their plans changed when their first child

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