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  • Texas: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Near Austin

    Texas: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Near Austin

    One of Texas’ first cannabis dispensaries opens today, but it looks nothing like the ones in states where recreational marijuana is legal. At Compassionate Cultivation’s dispensary near Austin, customers won’t find marijuana to smoke or pot brownies and gummy bears to eat. One product is for sale: a specific kind of cannabis oil. Only Texans with intractable epilepsy can purchase it. With its front desk, couches and chairs and piles of children’s books and magazines, the dispensary resembles a clinic or the waiting room of a doctor’s [...]

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  • Marijuana Helps Stop Seizures

    Marijuana Helps Stop Seizures

      Medical Cannabis Helps Stop Seizures in Children Medical cannabis is becoming increasingly accepted as an effective treatment for a variety of medical conditions.  Marijuana has been notably identified as an anti-seizure, particularly in relation to children with conditions like epilepsy, and Dravet, Doose, or Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. These conditions bring on dangerous seizures that can severely impact quality of life.  They can also be fatal.  As a result, due to the overwhelming harmful side-effects from other prescription drugs, more and [...]

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  • Little Girl Fights Seizures with Cannabis Oil

    Little Girl Fights Seizures with Cannabis Oil

    EAST SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Patients in New York have had access to medical marijuana for about three months, and for the first time, NEWS10 ABC is seeing one young girl’s progress. Haley Hilt has been battling a rare form of epilepsy since she was born. Her mom, Melissa Hilt, said Haley’s seizures have decreased since she started taking medical marijuana in oil form. “She rode a tricycle at school for the first time,” Melissa said. It was a moment so precious, that Melissa [...]

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