Tag: epilepsy

A.G. GancarskiDecember 13, 2018
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Surterra, one of the leaders in Florida and elsewhere in the booming medical cannabis industry, expanded its Texas product lines this week. The latest formulation is called Tranquil™: a high-CBD, low-THC medical cannabis tincture for patients living with intractable epilepsy. “We are thrilled to offer epilepsy patients in Texas a compelling new treatment option through the launch of […]

Jim RosicaNovember 1, 2018
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Following the feds’ lead, Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday issued an emergency rule allowing a new drug for child epilepsy patients that contains CBD, a ‘non-euphoric’ chemical from cannabis. Bondi’s filing with the Secretary of State notes there are now about “64 patients in the state of Florida who are legally using an FDA-approved […]

Jim RosicaJuly 27, 2017
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Arising from the shell of a former Super-Lube, Miami-based Knox Medical Thursday opened its first medical marijuana dispensary in the state’s capital. When asked why he opened on a busy Midtown Tallahassee corner, sandwiched between two older residential neighborhoods, co-founder Bruce Knox mentioned the site’s “access and visibility.” “This is a great location to serve the […]

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Unease and uncertainty are settling over Americans with serious illnesses as Republicans move closer to dismantling Democratic former President Barack Obama‘s health care system. A New Orleans attorney with multiple sclerosis fears he’ll be forced to close his practice if he loses coverage, while a Philadelphia woman with asthma is looking at stockpiling inhalers. The […]


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