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Wednesday Apr 16 | Greenwich Citizen

Ky. lawmakers finish work highlighted by budget

Kentucky lawmakers boosted state funding for schools, revamped the juvenile justice system to lock up fewer kids and legalized a medicinal oil derived from marijuana to ease the suffering of children stricken with seizures.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Broadband, Family, Kids, Marijuana, Medicine, Health

Wednesday Apr 16 | WKBT

Walker signs bill legalizing pot byproduct to treat seizures

A state senator says Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that legalizes the use of a marijuana byproduct to help treat children's seizures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Scott Walker, US Governors, Marijuana

Wednesday Apr 16 | BioMed Central

A missed opportunity - consequences of unknown levetiracepam...

Levetiracetam is a frequently used drug in the therapy of partial onset, myoclonic and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Keppra, Levetiracetam (generic), Health, Dialysis, Pharmacology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

High Times

Legislative Roundup: April 14

The Obama Administration got the stoner nation riled up again last week with hopes that the government was on the verge of legalizing weed in the United States .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Colorado health chief: More research needed on safety of medical marijuana

Although Colorado has become a popular destination for families seeking medical marijuana to treat children’s seizures, that state’s public health chief has some strong words of caution for parents.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government, Health, Medicine, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors

SavannahNow

Georgia governor backs medical marijuana trials

Blaine and Shannon Cloud, parents of a child that suffers from seizures, watch as Board of Regents Chancellor Hank Huckaby, left, and Nathan Deal discuss details of a plan announced by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal during a news conference in Atlanta, Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Marijuana, Drugs, US Governors, Medicine, Health

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Beshear signs cannabis oil bill

Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law on Thursday a bill that allows doctors at two Kentucky research hospitals to prescribe cannabidiol to treat patients.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BioMed Central

Acute myopia and angle closure glaucoma from topiramate in a...

A case is reported of acute bilateral myopia and angle closure glaucoma in a 7-year-old patient from topiramate toxicity.

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Related Topix: Topamax, Topiramate (generic), Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Local Family Hoping to Qualify for Carly's Law Study

Zion Jackson has spent most of his life beating the odds. Now, Jackson's life could be made easier, thanks to a new bill signed into law by Alabama Governor Robert Bentley earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Alabama Government, Alabama, University of Alabama, Medicine, Health, Marijuana

How Stuff Works

Killer Whales on Valium: Common Practice?

Valium was given to whales at SeaWorld to keep them calm, court documents reveal, but use of such benzodiazepine drugs on marine mammals is not always illegal and turns out to be very common at both aquariums and rescue facilities, a Discovery News investigation has found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Valium, Valrelease, Diazepam (generic), Health, Non-Profit, Drug Enforcement Administration

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Carly's Law research gears up at UAB toward legalized treatment with marijuana oil in Alabama

Amy Chandler holds her daughter Carly Chandler, for whom the law is named during the rally.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Alabama, Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Ad blasts Dayton marijuana stand

A group supporting medical marijuana is buying television commercial time to attack Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's opposition to a bill stalled in the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Health, Medicine, Hibbing, MN

Examiner.com

Meningioma in cats

Meningioma is a type of brain tumor that is found in cats and it is the most common form as well... In cats, these tumors typically develop after ten years of age.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Business of Life

Health Roundup: Atkins diet for depression, vegetarians less healthy, Earl Grey, Donepezil

'It's a very new field; the first papers only came out a few years ago,' Michael Berk, a professor of psychiatry at the Deakin University School of Medicine in Australia tells The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Catonsville, MD, Medicine, Health

The Modesto Bee

Group using cannabis to treat seizures to relocate

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that Realm of Caring California received a letter last week threatening criminal charges if its resource center stays open.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Modesto, CA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

NewsOK.com

Alabama governor signs law for marijuana oil study

Gov. Robert Bentley has signed legislation permitting the University of Alabama at Birmingham to do a study of a marijuana derivative to treat seizures.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Marijuana, Alabama Government, Alabama, University of Alabama, Medicine, Health

The Montgomery Advertiser

Alabama governor signs law for marijuana oil study

Gov. Robert Bentley has signed legislation permitting the University of Alabama at Birmingham to do a study of a marijuana derivative to treat seizures.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, Marijuana, University of Alabama, Medicine, Health

Kelowna Capital News

Oz: How pet owners can react to their pet having a seizure

Very often, I get emergency phone calls with frantic pet owners on the other side, extremely worried about what just happened with their pets and feel totally lost and helpless.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Drugs.com

Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users

MONDAY March 31, 2014, 2014 -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the drug Topamax to prevent migraine headaches has been expanded to include adolescents 12 years to 17 years, the agency said Friday.

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Related Topix: Topamax, Topiramate (generic), Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Danville News

Highest chiefs visit teen over med pot issue

Pennsylvania's physician general and secretary of health paid a visit this month to a Turbotville mother whose case for medical marijuana to help her seizure-burdened son continues to gain statewide attention.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Drugs, Marijuana, Turbotville, PA, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Tom Corbett

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