Thousands Of Families Demand Legal Medical Marijuana For Their Critically Ill Kids

Thousands of families of critically ill children and advocates for marijuana reform launched a campaign for the Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act Wednesday supporting the legalization of certain strains of cannabis oil.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Thousands of families of critically ill children and advocates for marijuana reform launched a national campaign Wednesday supporting the legalization of certain strains of cannabis oil that have shown therapeutic benefits. Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) first introduced the Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act, named for 8-year-old Charlotte Figi, who successfully treats her debilitating Read the full article…

6-Year-Old Girl in National Spotlight Over Medical Marijuana

The strain of cannabis used to treat Charlotte Figi is called, "Charlotte's Web." It’s now being used to treat dozens of other kids suffering from epilepsy, too.

COLORADO: She’s six years old, and she uses marijuana every day. Charlotte Figi suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. She’s endured violent seizures since she was a newborn. Most weeks, she’d have about 300 seizures a week.