Seizures

Why the bill to legalize CBD stops short

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The House of Representatives is deciding on a bill that would exempt CBD from the federal ban on cannabis, but stops short of legalizing the many other cannabinoids that most patients consume. ¬†While many are celebrating […]

A federal bill introduced to legalize CBD

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A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.

The legislation, called the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014,” would exclude “therapeutic hemp” […]

As children get results from medical cannabis, laws are changing

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For many of the kids, their seizures are dropping in number and intensity, and kids long lost to their medical conditions – or the powerful drugs used to treat them – are rediscovering the world.

News of […]

Epilepsy Foundation has recognized marijuana as epilepsy treatment

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The Epilepsy Foundation has recognized medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy, calling for better access to the drug and more research into its possibilities.

“The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with […]

Mothers are a powerful lobby for medical marijuana

 

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Empowered by stories circulated through social media and the news about children suffering from seizure disorders who have been successfully treated with cannabis, mothers have become a strong force in the medical marijuana movement.