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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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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...

Across South Carolina

...marijuanaHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The 6-year-old girl whose family helped get a state law passed allowing people with severe epilepsy to use oil derived from marijuana to control their seizures has received her first dose.Jill Swing said she saw instant improvement...

South Carolina medical marijuana panel hears tearful testimony

...Assembly this year approved a bill allowing patients with severe epilepsy to be treated with oil derived from marijuana if a doctor approves...who heads an organization called South Carolina Advocates for Epilepsy, said she had to leave her epileptic son at home under medication...

Epilepsy education sought for schools

...them is the focus of a new Children's Epilepsy Support Group in Augusta. The group...of education/client services for the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, pediatric neurologist...more information in Georgia, call the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia at (800) 527-7105...