Moms’ Campaign Seeks to Quiet Epilepsy

Photographer: Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times/Zuma Press

Photographer: Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times/Zuma Press

“April Sintz is fighting to loosen marijuana laws for her 7-year-old epileptic son. She is one of hundreds of moms nationwide who have opened a new front in the drive to expand the drug’s legal use.

While supplying pot to a child is bound to raise eyebrows, Sintz said early evidence on the marijuana extract cannabidiol, also known as CBD, suggests it’s a potent anticonvulsant, with few dangerous side effects. That could help save the life of her son, Isaac, who has 30 seizures or so a day and suffers with kidney damage from his present treatments, she said.”

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