THE mother of a boy who suffers up to 300 seizures a day fears her son may be forced to have surgery because she cannot get medical cannabis for him.
An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but only shows extensive symptom relief for a select number of patients.
The parents of a girl who requires medicinal cannabis oil have said they are “relieved” that their three-and-a-half year fight for the drug is over.
Families of children with epilepsy welcome easing of rules but warn there is work to do.
Boy heads home as authorities grant emergency permission for epilepsy medication.
The government delaying giving a cannabis oil licence to a boy with a epilepsy would be “unconscionably cruel”, his mother has said.
Mother of Billy Caldwell says he has been admitted to hospital due to seizures, after customs agents took his medicine.
‘Nothing Else Was Working’: Georgia Couple Gave Son Marijuana to Treat Seizures. Then They Lost Custody
A Georgia couple who say they allowed their teenage son to smoke marijuana to treat his seizures lost custody and are facing criminal charges.
For Texans with severe epilepsy, a new treatment recently became legal: medical cannabis oil. As the state’s first dispensaries open, we followed two families trying the medication to reduce seizures. Watch our video documentary, “Out of Options.”
If you are looking to get the health benefits of medical marijuana, but without getting high, then CBD oil may be the right choice for you.