Families with Epileptic Children Migrate to Medical Marijuana States

San Francisco Chronicle’s “Smell the Truth” blog:

  • The moves come after families saw the amazing stories of Charlotte Figi and Zaki Jackson, two Colorado kids with severe epilepsy. Both of them are being treated with Cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoative compound found in the cannabis plant.“As soon as we saw it, we knew we had to go,” said Mohammad Halabi, a New York City father who recently moved to Colorado with his epileptic daughter Mia after seeing the reports. The paper reports at least 18 families have moved to the state in the last few months to sign their kids up for the state’s medical cannabis program.
The article goes on to note that the number of medical cannabis authorizations for children in Colorado doubled in just two months. Read more at the Smell the Truth blog and at Denver Westword.]]>