Epilepsy

12.20.18

The Legal Weed No One's Talking About

THCa is perfectly legal in the UK – until you heat it up and it turns into THC.

11.6.18

Revealed: Families Threaten to Take NHS to Court Over Medical Cannabis

Medical cannabis might now be legal in the UK, but for many, it's just as hard to access it as it's ever been.

11.5.18

The Problems with the UK's Legalisation of Medical Cannabis

And what could be done to fix them.

7.25.18

The Story of Two Epileptic Sisters, One Who Can Get Medical Cannabis, the Other Who Can't

We spoke to the makers of a new documentary, 'Separating the Strains', which tells the story of US-based Chelsea Leyland and UK-based Tamsin.

7.4.18

I Had to Fight the British Government to Get Medical Cannabis for My Son

Charlotte Caldwell tells the story of how she took on the Home Office to save her son's life.

2.22.18

It's High Time to Legalise Medicinal Cannabis in the UK

Ahead of tomorrow's debate in Parliament, the case of six-year-old Alfie Dingley has thrown the need for a sensible appraisal of our medical weed laws into sharp relief.

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9.4.17

Lil Wayne Has Reportedly Been Hospitalised Following Multiple Seizures

A report from TMZ states that he was admitted over the weekend.

3.19.17

A Man Was Charged for Allegedly Sending Seizure-Inducing GIF via Twitter

The FBI arrested a man for allegedly sending a tweet with strobing animated GIF to ‘Newsweek’ reporter Kurt Eichenwald which caused a seizure.

11.24.16

People with Epilepsy Describe How They Feel Just Before a Seizure

For many, an oncoming seizure announces itself with a weird, almost psychedelic experience.

11.7.16

What It's Like to Live with Epilepsy

Once, I sat down on the floor of an art gallery, took off my shoes and emptied out the entire contents of my bag. I had no recollection of it happening.

6.11.16

My Brain Is Threatening to Kill Me

Yes, writing a memoir in your 20s basically paints you as a self-centred prick, but how else would I have come to terms with my epilepsy and mortality?

2.29.16

How Having a Chronic Illness Can Screw Up Your Sex Life

Imagine stopping mid-coitus to grab your inhaler because sex is causing an asthma attack.

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