Tag: Epilepsy

  • Cannabis Oil and Epilepsy: Point and Counterpoint

    Some Thoughts on Recent Events Nothing has captured the public imagination and influenced lawmakers more powerfully in recent months than the news on CBD-rich cannabis oil and its remarkable ability to quell seizures in children with epilepsy.  Since the 2013 airing of CNN’s documentary, “Weeds I,” which brought us the story of young Charlotte Figi […]

  • A Mother’s Quest for CBD: Hayley’s Comet

    Earlier this year I had the pleasure of interviewing Cheryl T Rose on my bi-weekly segment on Time4Hemp radio. Cheryl is the mother of Hayley Rose, one of the oldest and highest functioning survivors of Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), a rare and severe form of epilepsy that causes multiple types of seizures, and delays cognitive and […]

  • What About the Children?

    Cannabis being used successfully to treat a myriad of ailments in kids When it comes to cannabis prohibition, you’ll often hear the words, “What about the children?” I ask, yes, what about the children? If the research was done, would children benefit? Would they be restricted to pharmaceutical mediations, or would they also be allowed […]