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  1. Walker signs bill legalizing marijuana byproduct to help treat seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    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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  2. Ky. lawmakers finish work highlighted by budgetRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    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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  3. Walker signs bill legalizing pot byproduct to treat seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKBT

    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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  4. The Weed IssueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... the 'startle reflex', where they feel like they're falling, so they throw their arms out." Other varieties of seizures soon began to appear. Jameson's hands would shake violently. At five months old, the Mershon's son had his first grand mal ...

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  5. A missed opportunity - consequences of unknown levetiracepam...Read the original story

    Yesterday | BioMed Central

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

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  6. Legislative Roundup: April 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | High Times

    ... to begin at the East Tennessee Children's Hospital, to examine the effects of CBD oil when used as treatment for seizures. Maine: Vote on Marijuana Legalization Referral In an attempt to get marijuana legalization on the ballot, Senator David ...

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  7. Colorado health chief: More research needed on safety of medical marijuanaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Macon Telegraph

    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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  8. Colo. health director warns Ga. families to beware 'miracle cure' marijuanaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    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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  9. Beshear signs cannabis oil billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Cincinnati.com

    Parents hoping to ease seizures for children with severe epilepsy are moving to Colorado, where legalization of marijuana has opened a market for a particular strain, Charlotte's Web, that has been found particularly effective for those children.

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  10. Georgia governor backs medical marijuana trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | SavannahNow

    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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  11. Next Chapter In The Acorda Story Will Be A Page-TurnerRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Acorda's prospects are improving with a NDA submission for Plumiaz (nasally administered diazepam) in cluster seizures; an approval decision is expected by 3Q14. We believe FDA approval of Plumiaz is likely by September, and the drug will usher in a ...

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  12. Acute myopia and angle closure glaucoma from topiramate in a...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | BioMed Central

    ... acute myopia in a pediatric patient. This case presents a 7-year-old who had recently begun topiramate therapy for seizures and headache. She developed painless blurred vision and acute bilateral myopia, which progressed to acute bilateral angle ...

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  13. Report: Valium Used to Control Behavior of SeaWorld WhalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | WTVR Richmond

    ... A spokesperson for SeaWorld said the medication is used to sedate the animals for medical procedures and to control seizures, according to the Daily Mail . It is prescribed by a veterinarian and regulated. Animal activists called the drug the "final ...

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  14. Local Family Hoping to Qualify for Carly's Law StudyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | WTVY Dothan

    ... on Tuesday permitting the University of Alabama at Birmingham to do a study of a marijuana derivative to treat seizures. The bill, known as Carly's Law, passed unanimously through the legislature. Tuesday's bill signing could help Jackson, who ...

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  15. Killer Whales on Valium: Common Practice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | How Stuff Works

    ... can be used for sedation for medical procedures, premedication prior to general anesthesia, and for the control of seizures. The use of benzodiazepines is regulated, and these medications are only prescribed to animals by a veterinarian. Their use ...

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  16. The real 'reefer madness' is unpassed billRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Times-Herald

    ... legal. They want relief for their 4-year old son, Reid, who has Dravet Syndrome and suffers from multiple grand mal seizures every day. State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, introduced a bill into the Georgia legislature earlier this year that would have ...

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  17. Ad blasts Dayton's marijuana standRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | WDAZ

    ... to a bill stalled in the Legislature. The spot features a St. Paul mother and her 5-year-old son who suffers from seizures that medical marijuana advocates say could be eased if the plant were allowed to be used. The commercial by Minnesotans for ...

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  18. Carly's Law research gears up at UAB toward legalized treatment with marijuana oil in AlabamaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Alabama Live

    ... substance called cannabidiol, also known as CBD, that could help hundreds of children in Alabama suffering from seizures. (Frank Couch/fcouch@al.com) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - - A program to research and treat people with severe seizures using a ...

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  19. Ad blasts Dayton marijuana standRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... to a bill stalled in the Legislature. The spot features a St. Paul mother and her 5-year-old son who suffers from seizures that medical marijuana advocates say could be eased if the plant were allowed to be used. The commercial by Minnesotans for ...

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  20. Research and Markets: Empatic (Obesity) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Business Wire

    ... formulation of zonisamide SR and bupropion SR. Zonisamide, an antiepileptic that is usually used to combat partial seizures, increases dopamine and serotonin neurotransmission, resulting in weight loss. Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior ...

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