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Marijuana for Epilepsy

Matt Ferner

Texas Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oils For Epilepsy

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a bill Monday legalizing the limited use of marijuana extracts for severe forms of epilepsy. The law allows the u...

Matt Ferner

Young Girl Could Treat Her 'Uncontrolled' Epilepsy With Medical Marijuana -- If Only She Had Access To It

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

A video released Wednesday tells a powerful and all-too-common story. A child who suffers from severe seizures can't find relief using traditional med...

Anna Almendrala

This Family Had To Fire Their Doctor To Get Medical Marijuana For Their Son

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.25.2014 | Parents

LOS ANGELES -- By the time Andrew Rios was 2 years old, he had already been given nine different medications to quell the non-stop seizures that had r...

For These Medical Marijuana Users, Weed Is More Than A Drug

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Secret-sharing app Whisper gives users the ability to confess to anything, anonymously and without fear of being publicly shamed. Some confess about l...

FDA Moves Forward With Marijuana-Based Drug To Fight Childhood Epilepsy

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation for a cannabis-based drug developed to treat childhood-onset epilepsy, GW Pharmac...

Number Of Children On MMJ Patient Registry Surging In This State

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After nearly doubling earlier in the year, the number of minors on Colorado's medical marijuana patient registry surged again in September, with the a...

Weed Pioneers Look To Save Epileptic Kids With New Medical Marijuana Strain

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

"Charlotte's Web" isn't just a classic piece of children's fiction, it's also the name of one of the most coveted medical marijuana strains that is be...