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Paige Figi Of Coalition For Access Now

Paige Figi Of Coalition For Access Now

Paige Figi, a mother of three from Colorado, was desperate to find a treatment that would help her then 5-year-old Charlotte, who was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome a serious form of epilepsy live a better life. For years Ms. Figi tried numerous medications and treatments to reduce Charlotte’s seizures, some that lasted hours and required life support. But none of […]

September 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Synthetic Marijuana Now On The Rise

Synthetic Marijuana Now On The Rise

That is a huge win for parents of epileptic children who have been pushing the state to allow minors access to the treatment course that has proven effective for warding off seizures. One of those people is Teddy Scott, CEO of Pharmacannis and a former lawyer who left his job for the business opportunity; so far hes put $10 million […]

August 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Doc Says There Are Many Medical Benefits In Marijuana

Doc Says There Are Many Medical Benefits In Marijuana

This doctor thought the first time that medical marijuana was a joke.  That was when he was assigned to spearhead a project of researching about medical marijuana. But then the palliative care specialist began to look seriously into the issue, and his mind began to change: “I’ve come to realize there really are medical benefits to medical marijuana. … For […]

July 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Can Minors Use Medical Marijuana?

Can Minors Use Medical Marijuana?

Can minors be allowed to use marijuana?  What about recreational marijuana?  And, what about medical marijuana?  Can they smoke it and/or take it as a pill?  Should they be allowed whether or not they have conditions like asthma, AIDS, Chron’s disease, epilepsy, etc.? Bella has a genetic disorder called 1p36 deletion syndrome that causes a number of problems, including developmental delays, […]

July 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Medical Marijuana Will Be Legal on July 1st In Minnesota

Medical Marijuana Will Be Legal on July 1st In Minnesota

Then the eyelids of Wyatt started to flutter while his head thumped against her shoulder as he suddenly sagged in her arms. It was another seizure, definitely. One of hundreds that rip through his developing brain daily, endangering his life, unchecked by all the epilepsy treatments the family has tried. Wyatt suffered seven seizures in the time it took his […]

June 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Parents Try Best To Make Medical Marijuana Legal For Their Child With Epilepsy

Parents Try Best To Make Medical Marijuana Legal For Their Child With Epilepsy

Parents would do anything for their child even if fighting and giving up everything just to save the child especially if the child has a sickness like pediatric epilepsy and already has suffered seizures many times. But, what if the only drug that can help their child is something that is illegal like medical marijuana? Actually, medical marijuana is already […]

June 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Parents Lobbying For Legalization Of Medical Pot For Battling Epilepsy In Children

Parents Lobbying For Legalization Of Medical Pot For Battling Epilepsy In Children

Ella Wright suffers from a severe form of epilepsy. The 5-year-old’s epilepsy is so severe that doctors sometimes must induce a coma to control her seizures. Because of this, parents are pushing for Connecticut to pass legislation what will give children access to medical marijuana. Many have already testified that medical marijuana can help cure epilepsy especially in children. That […]

May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
It’s Now Up To Texas Governor About Medical Marijuana Legalization

It’s Now Up To Texas Governor About Medical Marijuana Legalization

Katie Graham, Eliot’s mother, recalls, “He was a typically developing two year old. Played, loved to be with his brother, very social and smiley. Then the seizures started. He was having them all day, clusters of ten a day, eight jerks in a cluster, 80 to 90 seizures in a day. We tried all kinds of medication but they did […]

May 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
What Could Help Ease Connellsville Girl’s Seizures? Medical Marijuana, That Is

What Could Help Ease Connellsville Girl’s Seizures? Medical Marijuana, That Is

But, for a Connellsville couple, the legislation could mean help for their daughter, Sydney, 5, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which produces multiple uncontrolled seizures.  Julie and Paul Michaels have been fighting to get a bill to legalize medical marijuana passed for several years.  Julie Michaels, a teacher in the Connellsville Area School District, said she wanted to go to […]

May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing
Virginia Governor Wants To Protect Patients Who Use Marijuana For Epilepsy, Signs Law

Virginia Governor Wants To Protect Patients Who Use Marijuana For Epilepsy, Signs Law

However, the marijuana oils remain technically illegal under the relatively narrow law, which simply provides an “affirmative defense” to anyone charged with possession of the oils. Under the measure, patients must get written permission from their physicians to legally use the oils, yet state law still prohibits cultivation of marijuana.  It doesn’t even allow dispensaries to produce or sell the […]

March 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Investing