She is learning to pull up her own pants, take off her own shoes and speak. But in , the mother of a girl with intractable epilepsy approached them, asking for CBD-rich oil. But the categorization as a Schedule 1 drug makes testing it on humans extremely difficult. Each seizure a child has can cause damage to the developing brain. She was cranky and it delayed her. Nearly two years after she began a three-times-a-day treatment plan, Emily is down to four seizures per month and is off nearly all the prescription drugs. Tears pool in your eyes.
He says he is not yet turning a profit. She goes to a school for kids with special needs. Even typical toddler temper tantrums have been a welcome sight. But just as often, it seems, parents are going it alone. Mirzabegian now has his own facility, and the oil he gives Emily is from the plants he grows himself; he sells the rest to parents who visit his office. Mirzabegian went to a doctor, claimed he had chronic headaches and got a medical marijuana recommendation, allowing him to buy the drug in California. Although many of the parents who spoke to TIME insisted on anonymity, none refused to be interviewed. And it kills more Americans every year than breast cancer—and yet the disease receives just 20 percent as much research funding from the National Institutes of Health. Joel Stanley says the brothers have incurred large debts on lab equipment needed to make their oil, among other infrastructure, and they plan to reinvest the windfall into further expansion rather than pocket the money. Tears pool in your eyes. Without much scientific study of marijuana, the government has been unwilling to recategorize the drug. Some science may soon be forthcoming. Mirzabegian decided to give pot another shot, and with the Colorado marijuana, he says, the results were astounding. The Northeast father who drove marijuana oil across the country says his daughter is now playing and interacting with others for the first time in her life. We put her on anti-seizure drugs that had their own side effects. Some of these parents are hoping pot can help where mainstream medicine has failed. In addition to the Stanleys, companies peddling natural supplements are also jumping in, along with new marijuana-centered businesses betting that domestically produced hemp and CBD will soon be a multi-billion dollar industry. These parents are in good company. Cruising along I in Arizona, you encounter a border patrol checkpoint. Shortly after they got into the business, the Stanleys stumbled upon a strain of marijuana with a high concentration of CBD but very little THC—the compound that gets you high. The family tried a ketogenic diet, which consists largely of fat, as well as acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Among non-doctors, the figure was 96 percent. The lack of research presents a kind of catch After the CNN documentary they were featured in—which is controversial among pediatric neurologists—the brothers were inundated with requests for the drug, which at the time was only available in Colorado, where medical marijuana has been legal since and where recreational marijuana was legalized in This also presents parents with little expert advice. Please update your browser at http: From open to close, customers, most of them men, parade into the emporium where everything from bud to THC-laced cookies and pipes are for sale.
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