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  1. Kansas marijuana bill hits roadblock in state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... possession, order a state study of industrial hemp and allow limited production and sale of hemp oil to treat seizures. It passed the House in a surprise vote earlier this month and represents the most serious push in decades to liberalize Kansas' ...

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  2. Classifying MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    ... possession, order a state study of industrial hemp and allow limited production and sale of hemp oil to treat seizures. It passed the House in a surprise vote earlier this month and represents the most serious push in decades to liberalize Kansas' ...

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  3. Experts call for urgent construction of wastewater treatment facilities in West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jerusalem Post

    ... than 1% is reused. Odeh examined the presence of 10 EDCs as well as carbamazepine an anticonvulsant used to treat seizures as a marker. In addition to carbamazepine, she found six EDCs in raw effluent, with estrone an estrogenic hormone occurring in ...

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  4. Merie B. on Behalf of Brayden O., Appellant, v. State of Nebraska...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | FindLaw

    ... unable to assist Merie in caring for Brayden. Brayden's disability affects her in many ways. a She has a history of seizures and requires 24-hour supervision. a She was taking Phenobarbital and Dystat to control the seizures. a Merie stated that if ...

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  5. Cannabis kids: the long wait for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Age

    Across Australia increasing numbers of families are turning to cannabis as a last resort to relieve their children's seizures, chronic pain and a host of other suffering. But with no legal supply and many doctors unwilling to discuss use of an illegal drug, they are left to run the gauntlet of trial and error and the uncertainties of the black market.

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  6. Which medication is most effective at stopping seizures in the ED?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers are conducting a study on seizures to find out which of three commonly used medicines administered in the emergency department are safer and more effective at quickly stopping a seizure for Established Status Epilepticus . ESE occurs when a person has a seizure lasting longer than five minutes without stopping or waking up, even after they receive a full dose of medicine.

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  7. Emergent Treatment of Status Epilepticus in ChildrenRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | US Pharmacist

    ... morbidity and mortality if not promptly and accurately treated. For more than three decades, SE has been defined as seizures, either continuous or intermittent, that last for longer than 30 minutes without complete recovery of consciousness.1 This ...

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  8. A Mother of Modern Medical Marijuana Calls in a FavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | East Bay Express

    ... to those needed it most and afford it the least - the impoverished sick and dying. Corral discovered cannabis for seizures in the 1970s, and co-authored the compassionate use act Proposition 215. In 2002, Drug Enforcement Administration agents ...

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  9. KLFY special report- Medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... much how it has been for the last three years." It is an ongoing battle for her family which Hall describes Ella's seizures as getting worse. She says her medication's only work for about five months before they need to be changed. Now at ...

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  10. Cannabis oil bill to give children relief from seizures in DE passes Senate committeeRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. A bill allowing children to use medical marijuana based oils to treat seizures is released by the state Senate Health and Social Services Committee. The cannabis oil bill, sponsored by Senator Ernie Lopez and ...

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  11. Nebraska lawmakers advance medical marijuana billRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | KSL-TV

    ... the Legislature of another measure up for debate that would study the effectiveness of hemp oil for treating seizures, saying it follows a safer and slower path to help Nebraska residents. Sen. Beau McCoy of Omaha said he worries that physicians ...

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  12. Correction: Marijuana Laws-Kansas storyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Washington Times

    ... possession, order a state study of industrial hemp and allow limited production and sale of hemp oil to treat seizures. Democratic Rep. Gail Finney from Wichita, who for many years has supported comprehensive marijuana legislation, said efforts to ...

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  13. Epilepsy drug shows promise in treating Alzheimer's diseaseRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Newkerala.com

    In a new study, scientists have claimed that the medication for epilepsy could offer a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The findings by University of British Columbia researchers, reinforce the theory that brain hyperexcitability plays an important role in the disease, and that anticonvulsant drugs-drugs that prevent or reduce the severity of seizures-represent a promising treatment that deserve further human studies.

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  14. Epilepsy Drug Could Help Treat Alzheimer's DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Bioscience Technology

    University of British Columbia researchers say a new epilepsy drug holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease. The findings, published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy , reinforce the theory that brain hyperexcitability plays an important role in Alzheimer's disease, and that anticonvulsant drugs -- drugs that prevent or reduce the severity of seizures -- represent a promising treatment that deserve further human studies.

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  15. Syracuse area pharmacists sanctioned over medication mix-up, self-prescribingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    The state has disciplined two Syracuse area pharmacists, one accused of giving the wrong medication to a patient and the other who improperly obtained prescription drugs for personal use. The state Education Department said Luke Joseph Hobika, of DeWitt, gave the wrong medication to a patient in 2011 while working as a supervising pharmacist at the Rite Aid store at 301 S. Salina St. Hobika dispensed Dilitiazem, a blood pressure drug, instead of Dilantin, a drug to treat seizures, contrary to a doctor's order, according to the Education Department.

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  16. Capitol beats: Medicinal hemp oil editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Senate. That's the maximum level of THC that would legally be allowed in hemp oil that would be approved to treat seizures if a bill that passed the Kansas House this week becomes law. That is significantly below intoxication levels. The bill still ...

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  17. Hope flickers after unprecedented week for Texas pot reformsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Three bills in the Republican-controlled Legislature that would decriminalize pot or legalize a marijuana oil to treat seizures all advanced. Supporters of marijuana reforms called it "unprecedented" progress after years of proposals going nowhere.

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  18. Texas Republican's 'legal weed for Jesus' measure...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Raw Story

    ... not make a mistake when he made marijuana that the government needs to fix." He wants to see the drug used to treat seizures and post-traumatic stress disorder and its fibers to produce hemp and other products.

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  19. Treatment used to reduce severity of seizures found to also reverse memory lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Mail

    The potent anti-convulsant drug, designed to prevent or reduce the severity of seizures, was found to completely reverse memory loss in rats suffering from Alzheimer's. The study, in the journal Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, reinforces a theory that brain hyperexcitability plays an important role in the disease.

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  20. Nebraska senators wade into medical marijuana debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Sue Crawford of Bellevue, who introduced a different measure to study the effectiveness of hemp oil on treating seizures, said without federal backing, state-level solutions leave patients vulnerable if they have to move or are transferred to a ...

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