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SC bill proposes medical use of marijuana oils to aid epilepsy patients

...C. - People suffering from severe epilepsy could legally use oil derived from marijuana...clinical trial for treating severe forms of epilepsy. It also aims to protect doctors from...people suffering with extreme forms of epilepsy."It's important to draw a distinction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-06/sc-bill-proposes-medical-use-mariju
SC House allows CBD oil for epilepsy treatments

...allowing people suffering from severe epilepsy to legally use oil derived from marijuana...by a doctor as suffering from severe epilepsy, or their parents, to legally possess...in rare and severe childhood forms of epilepsy. The designation provides incentives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-02/sc-house-allows-cbd-oil-epile
Advances made against epilepsy

...feeling," a warning some people with epilepsy have that a seizure is imminent -- one...helpless," says Jeanne Carpenter of the Epilepsy Foundation, a Washington lawyer who controls her epilepsy by taking medication three times a day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/07/tec_286503.shtml
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Message combats stigma of epilepsy

...terrible prejudice and ignorance about his epilepsy to enter Congress and fight for the disabled...mentor with the Helping Other People with Epilepsy or H.O.P.E mentoring program...is the key, Mrs. Howell said. But epilepsy, which affects 2.3 million Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/03/met_294733.shtml
Metro
Epilepsy patients share success stories

...woman who's credited for a reunion of epilepsy patients at Medical College of Georgia...nurse practitioner who worked in the Epilepsy Unit. She died two years ago but is...members who gathered for the 16th annual Epilepsy Surgery Reunion. The patients share...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/28/met_349896.shtml
Metro
A new approach to epilepsy

...mother, Linda. Her son's battle with epilepsy led Linda to buck the government, gambling...she'll become the first mother of a child with epilepsy to chair the 33-year-old national Epilepsy Foundation in Washington, D.C. Sick of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/25/tec_314987.shtml
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Epilepsy can be truly debilitating

...and information given to the disease of epilepsy in the Sept. 3 Chronicle. The support...some of the more fortunate people with epilepsy is that many of those suffering from...life that we are battling to regain. Epilepsy is not always controlled by a single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/22/edi_297261.shtml
Editorials
Sheriff: Inmate told Texas jailer of prior suicide attempt

...suicide questionnaire also notes that Bland told jailers she had epilepsy and was taking medication for it. But in another document...the family had no indication that Bland was ever treated for epilepsy. AP left messages seeking comment from Lambert after the jail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-23/sheriff-inmate-told-texas-
Autopsy finds no evidence of homicide in Texas jail suicide of black woman

...seizures in the past.Booking documents filled out for Bland after her arrest indicate she told staff at the jail that she had epilepsy and was taking medication for it. The forms identify the drug as Keppra.Other forms, however, say she was not taking medication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-23/autopsy-finds-no-evidence-homicide-
25 years after passage, Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of millions

...champions included several lawmakers personally affected by disabilities, including Rep. Tony Coelho of California, who had epilepsy.In the Senate, key supporters included Tom Harkin of Iowa, whose brother was deaf; Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, whose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-25/25-years-after-passage-ame