All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘medicinal marijuana’

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Retracts Previous Marijuana Diss

CNN’s chief medical correspondent, neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta, had previously been one of medical marijuana’s most staunch critics. Dr. Gupta now says that he often discredited medicinal uses for the drug because he had seen more evidence of negative outcomes of patients using it than he saw positive ones. Now, Dr. Gupta is retracting those previous statements, saying, “We have been …

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Charlotte’s Web Strain of Marijuana Relieves 6-Year-Old’s Seizures

Charlotte Figi of Colordao is not quite like other six-year-old girls; she, unfortunately, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome, which causes severe seizures to wrack her small body. Charlotte was inhibited by over 300 seizures a month, which prevented her not just from running and playing like her peers, but from simple, everyday necessities, such …

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