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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
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
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
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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
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...effort to attach it to a bill allowing patients with severe epilepsy to legally possess nonpsychoactive cannabidiol, known as CBD...from cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain."I don't know how we can continue to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/sc-democratic-june-ballot-ask
GRU could get marijuana oil trials

...population and its center to the company and is waiting to hear back from them, said Dr. Yong Park, who heads the pediatric epilepsy program."Hopefully they will select our center to participate in this study," he said. "That's the first step...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-could-get-marijuana-oil-
Marijuana oil is hope for child's family

...policy and advocacy for the Epilepsy Foundation.Because it is...who heads up the pediatric epilepsy program at GRMC, said the...for people with catastrophic epilepsies that these anecdotal stories...very severe form of childhood epilepsy that often is accompanied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-29/marijuana-oil-hope-childs-fa