Medical Marijuana And Epilepsy: All You Need To Know

Can medical marijuana treat epilepsy? This is an important question that needs to be thoroughly explored by any patient or carer of a person with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a serious medical condition that can be dangerous if not properly treated. Treatment of epilepsy is complex, but there are some signs that medical marijuana may offer […]

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Parents’ NHS Cannabis Fight for Toddler Who Suffers 100 Epilepsy Seizures a Day

Two-year-old Charlie Hughes has a rare condition that causes severe seizures that seven different NHS treatments have failed to treat – but medicinal cannabis have halved his daily fits. The parents of a toddler with life-threatening epilepsy are fight…

The Cannabis Industry Pays Tribute To Charlotte Figi, A Hero Of The CBD Movement

Charlotte Figi suffered her first seizure when she was three months old and on Wednesday, her mother’s Facebook page updated a previous post to announce “she is seizure free forever.” Charlotte was hospitalized earlier this month due to pneumonia, caus…

Cannabis for Pediatric Epilepsy.

Epilepsy is a chronic disease characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. Up to 30% of children with epilepsy will be refractory to standard anticonvulsant therapy, and those with epileptic encephalopathy can be particularly challenging to treat.

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How Does Medical Marijuana Treat Seizures?

If you or a family member suffers from seizures, you will know just how debilitating they can be. Seizures vary considerably in their severity, but nearly three million Americans experience them regularly in some form or other. One of the most challenging things to have to deal with is the suddenness with which seizures can […]

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School Won’t Allow Cannabis-Based Nasal Spray, So Teen With Epilepsy Pleads Case at Colorado Capitol

A state lawmaker is taking up the fight of a Douglas County teenager whose school district, he says, is discriminating against him. Sen. Chris Holbert shared Ben Wann’s story on the Senate floor. The teen has epilepsy. If he has a seizure, the only dru…