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Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...some conditions. Peake said 23 other states allow it.The current bill lists seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia and Parkinson's disease.Katie Harrison, 34, of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-23/cannabis-oil-bill-clears
Georgia House bill OKs cannabis oil to treat health problems

...year. In its current form, the bill would allow cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, Mitochondrial disease, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease.Despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-25/georgia-house-bill-oks-canna
City's low disability standards spur fears of litigation, fines

...Hollobaugh, whose spine and vision have slowly deteriorated after a 30-year battle with Lyme disease and multiple sclerosis, said of the building. "We have a large problem and have always had an issue with the city providing facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-06/citys-low-disability-sta
Active dogs getting ACL-like surgeries

...he's down, I'm down; and when I'm down, he's down," said Mader, 51, of Lewisburg, Pa., who has multiple sclerosis. Max has been with her five years, helping her shop at the grocery store and do laundry.These days, when they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2014-10-18/active-dogs-getting-acl-surger
Couple offers needy free transportation

...hopes to see that branch of his ministry grow.Five days a week, the vehicle is parked at a local group home for multiple sclerosis patients. They are free to use it, and the ministry pays for insurance and maintenance. The home's staff can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-10-31/couple-offers-needy-free
GRU hosts hearing of evidence for clinical trials of cannabidiol oil use

...evidence" that cannabidiol could have a positive impact for those with muscle spasticity, such as patients with multiple sclerosis, Peake said. When the legislation is written, it will probably be focused on a limited number of diagnoses but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-11/gru-hosts-hearing-evidence-c
Checkered progress on disabled care despite ruling

...would have to change federal law.Sylvia Waring, 45, of Philadelphia, entered a nursing home in 2011. She has multiple sclerosis and uses a wheelchair, and her care costs Medicaid $355.92 daily. She is suing for services in her own apartment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-29/checkered-progress-disabled-care-de
Medical marijuana used in Augusta, activist says

...lot of people in many families are sick, disabled," he said. "From cancers to nerve pain, chronic pain, (multiple sclerosis). I found all of these chemicals (in cannabis) have an interaction with those kinds of diseases, mostly beneficial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-19/medical-marijuana-used-augus
Friends and family raise funds to fight multiple sclerosis

...but quickly learned she has multiple sclerosis.On Saturday, she walked...Georgia Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.He said the purpose...well as funds.The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is based out of Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-29/friends-and-family-raise-fund
SC Democratic June ballot to ask about marijuana

...next year. Patients it would allow to use marijuana include those suffering from cancer, glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and chronic pain."I don't know how we can continue to deprive families of what many consider miracle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-09/sc-democratic-june-ballot-ask