Blog posts tagged "seizure disorders"


Guest Post: Anarchy, Angels and The Almighty Weed

Award-winning author Deb Snyder, PhD, talks about her journey of intuitive parenting and how it led her and her husband to give their seizure-afflicted daughter cannabis oil. (Spoiler Alert: the amazing results converted Dr. Snyder from a cannabis skeptic to a champion of this alternative therapy.)

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UAB Releases Preliminary Results of MMJ Study: Cannabidiol Oil Therapy for Severe Seizures

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) launched the studies of CBD oil as a treatment for severe, intractable seizures in April of 2015. The studies, an adult study at UAB and a pediatric study at Children’s of Alabama, were authorized by the Alabama Legislature in 2014 by legislation known as Carly’s Law. Dr. Jerzy Szaflarski, professor in the Department of Neurology stated “The studies are ongoing, and we have a lot more to learn; but these preliminary findings are encouraging..."

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Growing Marijuana in Protest of Absurd Georgia State Policies - Part 1

Mike Buffington is growing a marijuana plant in the state of Georgia, which is probably not legal. He is growing it as an act of civic protest against absurd state policies that prevent children who suffer from seizure disorders from getting help, and he has been documenting his protest in The Jackson Herald newspaper. Read on for Part 1 of a 3 part series...

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