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    Canada: Cannabis Oil Hailed As 'A Miracle' For Epileptic Son

    When Mandy McKnight's 10-year-old daughter got her first "drug talk" in school last year, the teacher asked if any kids in the Ottawa-area Grade 6 class had ever seen any drugs. McKnight said her daughter's hand shot up. She told her teacher she had seen drugs, said McKnight - pharmaceutical...
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    Ottawa Boy Relies On Homemade Cannabis Oil To Calm 'Catastrophic' Seizures

    A seven-year-old Ottawa boy who uses cannabis oil to alleviate seizures caused by a rare form of epilepsy can't get the treatment from a local producer, so his mother is making it herself. Liam McKnight suffers from Dravet syndrome, a condition causing frequent and severe seizures that often...
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    Mom Finds Pot Reduces Her Son's Dravet Syndrome Seizures By 90 Percent

    Mandy McKnight had tried more than 10 medications to control the seizures of her seven-year-old son, who suffers from Dravet syndrome. Two years ago, she decided to try medical marijuana. It reduced her son Liam's seizures by 90%, she said. But obtaining Liam's medical marijuana, which he...
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    Mom Finds Pot Reduces Her Son's Dravet Syndrome Seizures By 90 Percent

    Mandy McKnight had tried more than 10 medications to control the seizures of her seven-year-old son, who suffers from Dravet syndrome. Two years ago, she decided to try medical marijuana. It reduced her son Liam's seizures by 90%, she said. But obtaining Liam's medical marijuana, which he...